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ESE Daily News Alert - 26 March 2021

Eating an early breakfast may help reduce risk of diabetes

According to a study presented at ENDO 2021, eating breakfast before 8:30am may help lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Science Daily

Ghrelin may affect impulsive behaviour

The metabolic hormone, ghrelin, may play a role in impulsive decision making and reward-related behaviour, according to research presented at ENDO 2021.

News Medical

Weekly insulin injections may be effective at treating diabetes

According to findings presented at ENDO 2021, a new weekly insulin injection may be as effective at lowering blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, as current daily injections.

Science Daily

Obesity may not increase mortality risk for COVID-19 patients

According to findings presented at ENDO 2021, COVID-19 patients with obesity may have a greater risk of ICU admission, but not an increased risk of mortality.


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