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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

Better Bariatric Surgery Outcomes at Lower BMI

According to recent research published in JAMA Surgery, bariatric surgery at body mass index less than 40 kg/m² tends to achieve better results.

Teenage Obesity Ups Colorectal Cancer Risk

Over an average 23-year follow-up, nearly 3000 participants developed colorectal cancer.

Lung Function, Asthma Impacted by BMI

Researchers created a genetic risk score to determine the causal effect of BMI on asthma, hay fever, and allergic sensitization.

Latest in General Endocrinology

High-Dose Vitamin D Tx Reduces Inflammatory Mediators

Following experimental sunburn, patients receiving high-dose vitamin D3 had reduced inflammatory mediators vs placebo.

Outcomes of Anorexia Nervosa Follow-Up Examined

BMI and age at hospital admission are both predictive of potential negative outcomes in patients with anorexia nervosa.

Occupation Predictive of Vitamin D Deficiency Risk

A systematic review of 71 studies tied occupation type to likelihood of vitamin D deficiency.

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