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Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

Despite multiple measures and goals to reduce US maternal mortality rates, the latest data suggest the United States is far behind the rest of the world in maternal health care.

Practice Management Using Video as a Medical Educational Resource

Using Video as a Medical Educational Resource

An endocrinologist shares his experience of using concept videos to teach medical students.

General Endocrinology Endocrinologist Offers Concrete Guidance on Mentoring Clinical Trainees

Endocrinologist Offers Concrete Guidance on Mentoring Clinical Trainees

One practicing endocrinologist ponders whether mentoring medical students requires more than imparting knowledge.

Case Studies

Obesity Post-Bariatric Surgery Changes in Vision

Post-Bariatric Surgery Changes in Vision

A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.

Obesity Episodes of Dizziness, Weakness After Bariatric Surgery

Episodes of Dizziness, Weakness After Bariatric Surgery

A patient came to the clinic to discuss her dizzy spells 4 years after her Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.

Latest Slideshows

The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

Varying degrees of alcohol consumption affect every major organ system.

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The American Thyroid Association recently published updated evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing adults with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid ...

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Latest in Obesity

Gestational Weight Gain Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Gestational weight gain above current recommendations was a risk of infants with macrosomia or needing a cesarian delivery.

Overweight, Obesity Trends Examined Worldwide

In 2015, more than 107 and 603 million children and adults, respectively, were obese.

What Is The Role of Weight Loss Surgery in Obesity?

Despite existing guidelines, many eligible patients are not offered weight loss surgery as an option.

Latest in General Endocrinology

ACOG: Screen Active Women For Female Athlete Triad

The female athlete triad includes low energy availability, menstrual dysfunction, and low bone density.

Changes in Metabolic Profile With Schizophrenia Tx

Modest changes were recorded in patients' weight, fasting glucose, and glycated hemoglobin levels with long-term schizophrenia therapy.

Low Vitamin D May Cause Chronic Tension-Type Headache

Serum 25(OH) D levels were associated with chronic tension-type headaches, musculoskeletal pain, and muscle weakness.

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