Virginia Schad

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Optimal Timing of Gastric Bypass and Cholecystectomy When Both Procedures Clinically Indicated

Optimal Timing of Gastric Bypass and Cholecystectomy When Both Procedures Clinically Indicated

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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) with simultaneous cholecystectomy had a significantly higher complication rate and took more than 1 hour longer than RYGB without cholecystectomy.

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach: Safety and Outcomes

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach: Safety and Outcomes

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The transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach can be a safe procedure in select patients, with outcomes similar to those of open thyroidectomy.

Lower Risk for SGLT2i-Associated Genitourinary Infection With DPP-4i

Lower Risk for SGLT2i-Associated Genitourinary Infection With DPP-4i

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Researchers evaluated a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and an analysis of the FDA AE Reporting System to determine whether combination DPP4i/SGLT2i medication lowers risk of GUTI.

Novel Adaptive Artificial Pancreas Improves HbA1c and Reduces Hypoglycemia

Novel Adaptive Artificial Pancreas Improves HbA1c and Reduces Hypoglycemia

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Adapting open-loop settings that are used by the artificial pancreas algorithm is easily understandable and transparent to both patients and physicians.

Rate of Undiagnosed Diabetes in the United States

Rate of Undiagnosed Diabetes in the United States

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Undiagnosed diabetes is a relatively small fraction of the total diabetes population when a confirmatory definition is used.

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