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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.

Type 2 Diabetes Advisor Managing Diabetes Risk in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Managing Diabetes Risk in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Insulin resistance contributes to the increased risk of type 2 diabetes in individuals with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Type 1 Diabetes Adjunctive Metformin for Insulin Resistance in T1D: A Clinical Perspective

Adjunctive Metformin for Insulin Resistance in T1D: A Clinical Perspective

Although metformin has been studied in randomized trials as adjunctive therapy to insulin in individuals with type 1 diabetes, further investigation in the form of outcomes trials is necessary to assess risks vs benefits.

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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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Responsive Parent Intervention in Infancy Can Reduce BMI z Score

A 36-month multicomponent behavioral intervention does not change BMI trajectory.

Food Addiction Phenotype in Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Mood, Anxiety Disorders

The researchers noted that these findings highlight the complexity of obesity as a disease that shares a common etiology with some psychiatric and addictive disorders.

CDC: Half of US Adults Tried to Lose Weight From 2013 to 2016

Exercising, eating less were top weight loss methods; more women than men attempted weight loss.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis

In patients with hypotonic polyuria, the direct measurement of hypertonic saline-stimulated plasma copeptin has better diagnostic accuracy than the water-deprivation test.

Metyrapone Reduced Urinary-Free Cortisol Levels in Cushing Syndrome

The treatment goals for Cushing syndrome are to normalize cortisol levels, reverse clinical symptoms, and if possible to remove the secreting neoplasm.

International PCOS Network Issues New Guidelines for Management and Diagnosis of PCOS

International evidence-based guidelines include 166 recommendations and practice points to improve health outcomes of women with PCOS.

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