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Bone Metabolism Osteoporosis Management: Tailoring a Sequenced Treatment Approach

Osteoporosis Management: Tailoring a Sequenced Treatment Approach

Considering the effective osteoporosis treatments now available, there is an opportunity to individualize therapy for patients at various levels of risk.

General Endocrinology Metabolic Syndrome and Gout: What's the Link?

Metabolic Syndrome and Gout: What's the Link?

Michael Pillinger, MD, professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine, spoke with Rheumatology Advisor about his team's recent review of gout and metabolic syndrome.

Obesity Managing Acute Pain in Patients With Severe Obesity

Managing Acute Pain in Patients With Severe Obesity

Pain management in patients who are obese can be a challenge due to their altered pharmacokinetic profile.

Practice Management Limitations of Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine

Limitations of Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine

Evaluating the pros and cons of medical machine learning algorithms in medicine.

Obesity Exploring Risk Modification Between Obesity and Alzheimer Disease

Exploring Risk Modification Between Obesity and Alzheimer Disease

Research increasingly points to obesity and associated comorbidities as potential contributors to Alzheimer disease pathophysiology, suggesting that conditions such as prediabetes and diabetes may be modifiable risk factors.

Pediatric Endocrinology Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

Several factors contribute to healthcare inequalities in the United States. David Himmelstein, MD, from the City University of New York School of Urban Public Health at Hunter College, weighs in on the issue.

Practice Management Changes to the Common Rule and Modern Clinical Research

Changes to the Common Rule and Modern Clinical Research

The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent while introducing a new concept of "broad consent" that can significantly expand the reach of research that continues to yield new and important information.

Androgen and Reproductive Disorders Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Although the use of fertility therapy has steadily increased in the past few decades, research findings pertaining to related long-term cardiovascular outcomes are scarce and conflicting.

Type 2 Diabetes Bariatric Surgery: An Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery: An Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric surgery appears to induce changes in the gastrointestinal tract and its interactions with the endocrine system in ways that may influence glycemic control.

Neuroendocrinology Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Painful diabetic neuropathy affects approximately one-quarter of people with diabetes.

Bone Metabolism Update on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements for Reducing Fracture Risk

Update on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements for Reducing Fracture Risk

The USPSTF commissioned a systematic evidence review on vitamin D, calcium, and combined supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.

Diabetes Technology Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Secure messaging presents an opportunity for patients and healthcare providers to collaborate on self-management issues like glycemic control, diet, and exercise.

Androgen and Reproductive Disorders Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Lifestyle modification and an individualized treatment approach are effective strategies for managing menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors who are largely advised to avoid hormone replacement therapy.

Type 2 Diabetes Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With Diabetes

Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With Diabetes

Learn about strategies to reduce a patient's reluctance to initiate insulin therapy, a phenomenon called psychological insulin resistance.

Type 1 Diabetes Peptide Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes: A Promising New Treatment

Peptide Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes: A Promising New Treatment

Peptide immunotherapy may offer a personalized approach to modulating the immune response in persons with type 1 diabetes.

Pediatric Endocrinology Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea treatment can impact metabolic alterations in children with obesity and OSA.

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: What Are the Long-Term Risk Factors?

Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: What Are the Long-Term Risk Factors?

Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease through risk factor modification, including tobacco cessation, maintenance of a body mass index, and management of abnormal lipid levels, diabetes, and hypertension, is of great importance for the health of transgender individuals.

Thyroid Thyroid Dysfunction Not a Risk Factor for Carotid Plaque Development

Thyroid Dysfunction Not a Risk Factor for Carotid Plaque Development

Subclinical thyroid dysfunction did not influence the cumulative incidence of new carotid plaques in healthy individuals aged 20 or older.

Adrenal Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

As a result of overlapping features with various other conditions, milder cases of Cushing's syndrome present diagnostic challenges and may require careful observation as well as biochemical and imaging tests.

Practice Management Will ACOs Be Effective in Reducing Healthcare Costs?

Will ACOs Be Effective in Reducing Healthcare Costs?

Accountable Care Organizations have potential to improve the quality of and access to care, with continued evaluation and adaptation.

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