Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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California Obesity Diabetes Epidemic Grows

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A majority of adults in California are obese or overweight, and more than 2 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to a new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

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Exciting New Research On Parkinson's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --Researchers have shown that using specific drugs can protect nerve cells in mice from the lethal effects of Parkinson’s disease. 

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A Grapefruit A Day May Keep Diabetes Type-2 Away

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --Naringenin, an antioxidant derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, may cause the liver to break down fat while increasing insulin sensitivity, a process that naturally occurs during long periods of fasting.

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More Twenty-Yea- Old Femaies Going for Bariatric Surgery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --A new  study finds that bariatric surgery- the surgical insertion of a band or other device, or partial removal of the stomach--is increasingly recognized as a way for morbidly obese adolescents to lose weight, and more of these patients are using the gastric banding method which has not been approved by the Federal Drug Administration for use in adolescents.

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New National Study Links Air Pollution to Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A national study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity, report researchers. The relationship was seen even at exposure levels below the current EPA safety levels.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer