Daniella Monet Gives Birth to 1st Baby With Fiance Andrew Gardner

First-time parents! Daniella Monet and her fiancé, Andrew Gardner, welcomed their baby boy on Sunday, September 29. “And just like that, you are our everything,” the Victorious alum, 30, captioned an Instagram photo of her son. Monet announced in April that she and the Pennsylvania native had a little one on the way. “We’re going to be parents!!!” the actress captioned her […]

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Fat mass index, not BMI, associated with cardiovascular events in people with diabetes

In people with diabetes, fat mass index, not body mass index (BMI), is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Heart disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and obesity is a major risk factor. Body mass index, a common measure of obesity, has been recently shown to […]

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Certain genetic variants predispose patients with diabetes to kidney disease

In an unprecedented scale, researchers have begun to unravel the genetics that may predispose some individuals to develop kidney disease once they have diabetes, independent of the degree of blood sugar control. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of JASN. Many individuals with type 1 diabetes develop kidney disease despite adequate blood sugar control, while others maintain normal kidney […]

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