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Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Nutraceuticals May Benefit Patients Who Are Statin Intolerant

Nutraceuticals May Benefit Patients Who Are Statin Intolerant

Nutraceuticals may offer a solution to patients who cannot tolerate statins because of severe muscle pain.

Type 2 Diabetes Advisor Cost-Benefit Analysis of Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

According to a 2016 study, the mean price of insulin increased nearly 3-fold between 2002 and 2013.

Type 2 Diabetes Advisor Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer Disease: What's the Connection?

Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer Disease: What's the Connection?

Findings suggest that insulin resistance and deficiency may increase the risk of Alzheimer disease via their influence on brain function.

Type 2 Diabetes Advisor Incidence of Diabetes Influenced by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the Environment

Incidence of Diabetes Influenced by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the Environment

Environmental causes of T2D and other metabolic disorders are often overlooked; a new body of evidence, however, is changing the clinical thinking about mitigating these effects on those at high risk of T2D.

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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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Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions May Prevent Obesity

The USPSTF recommends that clinicians refer adults with a body mass index of 30 or higher to intensive, multicompetent behavioral interventions.

Adding Fish Oil in Pregnancy May Lead to Higher Child BMI

Supplementation with n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy leads to higher body mass index (BMI) in offspring at age 6 years.

Asthma Affected Differently by Subcutaneous and Visceral Abdominal Fat

Significant negative correlations were seen between visceral fat area and bronchial lumen diameter and lumen area, and significant positive correlations were seen between subcutaneous fat area and bronchial wall area and total area.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Clonidine Testing for Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency

Investigators examined the reliability of the clonidine test in children with short stature who had been evaluated for suspected growth hormone deficiency.

Recent Increase in Contraception Use Noted Among US Teenagers

Increases in use of one or more contraceptive methods, dual-method use, long-acting reversibles.

Medicaid Expansion Increases Access to Family Planning Services

1 in 3 women of reproductive age report better ability to access birth control, family planning services.

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