Latest Features & Opinion

Genomics and Future of Health Care

Embracing all the myriad variations of the human genome should, in theory, lead to rewards that all can share.

New Guideline for CGM and CSII

The Endocrine Society has issued a clinical practice guideline with recommendations regarding the use of continuous glucose monitoring and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in diabetes.

Protecting Your Practice From Computer Hacking

Medical practices can take a number of steps to make it more difficult to hack into their computer files.

How Does Obesity Affect Arthritis Outcomes?

Obesity may affect risk of developing osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and it has been linked with increased disease activity and adverse clinical outcomes.

Polypharmacy and Lipid Profiles in T2D

Even if the impact of a given medication on lipid profile is relatively minimal, and therefore unlikely to independently affect ASCVD risk, the cumulative effect is important and cannot be overlooked.

Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes

Both the timing and amount of physical activity are important in risk reduction and management of type 2 diabetes.

Sodium Intake and Hypertension Prevention

A recent investigation found that very low sodium intake may actually increase the risk for CVD and mortality.

Reviewing Treatment for NAFLD

A range of pharmacologic agents have a potential role in the management of NAFLD.

Privacy Considerations for Diabetes Products

Often, patients as consumers may not be aware that the products they are using for diabetes care are not protected by HIPAA.

The 'Artificial Pancreas' Has Arrived

The 'Artificial Pancreas' Has Arrived

FDA approval of the first closed-loop insulin delivery system is exciting for both physicians and patients. What does this mean for the future?

Latest Case Study

Weakness, Dizziness After Gastric Bypass

Weakness, Dizziness After Gastric Bypass

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

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Latest in Obesity

Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio and Obesity

An imbalance, which is typically 16:1 in a Western diet, leads to increased risk of weight gain and inflammation.

Bariatric Surgery Decreases Gout Risk

In a study of Swedish Obese Subjects participants, researchers found that bariatric surgery provided benefits above and beyond usual care for weight loss.

Income Associated With Receipt of Weight-Loss Advice

For overweight or obese individuals, income predicts receipt of weight-loss advice from health care providers.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Chronic Disease and Absenteeism Costs

Considerable costs are associated with absenteeism related to chronic diseases and health risk factors.

Molecular Autopsy Helped ID Cause of Unexpected Deaths

Molecular autopsy is able to uncover a likely or plausible cause of death in 40% of cases of unexpected death in young people.

Report Addresses Global Burden of Disease

The United States lags behind other advanced nations when it comes to infant mortality and the life expectancy of its citizens.

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