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Type 2 Diabetes ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.

Androgen and Reproductive Disorders Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines on Testosterone Therapy in Men With Hypogonadism

Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines on Testosterone Therapy in Men With Hypogonadism

Testosterone therapy is recommended in men with hypogonadism to correct symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Men who are otherwise healthy do not need to be screened for hypogonadism.

Type 2 Diabetes Case for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Case for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

An increasing number of studies support the use of continuous glucose monitoring in adult patients with T2D, and the observed benefits are likely to extend to youth with T2D.

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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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Factors ID'd to Predict Fatty Liver in Obese Teens

Ethnicity,race, markers of insulin resistance, and genetic factors might help identify obese youth at risk for developing fatty liver.

Metabolic Syndrome Associated With Higher ALT Levels in HBV

Findings highlight the importance of screening for metabolic syndrome (MS) and the potential for MS to influence alanine aminotransferase and its interpretation in the context of HBV treatment decisions.

Obesity Can Negatively Effect Liver in Young Children

Researchers examined the relationship between early to mid-childhood adiposity measures and mid-childhood alanine aminotransferase levels.

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One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of Diabetic Retinopathy

One-hour plasma glucose is a useful predictor of retinopathy risk, has a predictive value similar to that of 2-hour plasma glucose, and may be considered as an alternative glucose time point during an oral glucose tolerance test.

Hormonal Contraceptives May Affect Psychological Health in Adolescent Girls

This finding suggests an adverse effect of hormonal contraception on psychological health in adolescent girls.

Reproductive Goals After Spontaneous Abortion

Health care providers should offer family planning counseling to all women after spontaneous abortion, remaining responsive to individual patient needs.

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