Researchers examined the efficacy of combination SPIOMET therapy vs oral contraceptive for reducing ectopic fat and restoring normalized ovulation in adolescents with PCOS.
Highlights from the 99th Annual Meeting & Expo of the Endocrine Society.
Multiple studies at ENDO 2017 highlighted the dangers linked to both environmental toxin and common household chemical exposure.
Postprandial plasma glucose and insulin measurements were similar, regardless of fiber source.
Patients who used corticosteroids had a 1.1-fold increased risk of having metabolic syndrome vs. corticosteroid non-users and the likelihood was more pronounced in women than in men.
Cognitive function was affected even in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.
Patients with vitamin D deficiency had significantly higher total cholesterol, non-HDL-C, triglycerides, and lipoprotein ratios overall.
Glucose levels were measured at 30, 60, 90, and 120 minutes after study participants consumed sugary drinks.
Higher levels of free T4 were associated with atrial fibrillation, but TSH and total T3 were not.
Using an immunoassay, researchers determined that vitamin D levels required are lower than the current level recommended by the Institute of Medicine.
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