diabetes weight managementThis week we are talking about lowering Diabetes in minority women, the advantages of the moderate use of alcohol, and the effects of pricing from small CRO consolidation.

1. Healthy Diet Lowers Risks For Type 2 Diabetes In Minority Women We talk a lot about the importance of diversity in clinical trials, this article shows results that is great news for all racial and ethnic groups of women with Type 2 Diabetes!

2. Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to reduced risk of heart failure  A recent study shows that drinking up to seven drinks a week in early to middle age lowers the risk of some men developing heart failure in the future. The results are the same for women, but in a smaller percentage.

3. Consolidation among small CROs could drive up prices, says analyst Competition among small CROs kept prices steady in 2014 despite higher sponsor R&D spending and greater outsourcing penetration, according to a Citi Research survey.