AACE 2016

Saroglitazar May Help Treat Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Saroglitazar May Help Treat Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Treatment with saroglitazar was linked to sonographic improvement in fatty liver.

Computer-Guided Program May Improve Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

Computer-Guided Program May Improve Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

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Compared with standard protocol, patients achieved faster resolution of acidosis and hyperglycemia.

Left Adrenal Vein Aldosterone Ratio May Help Predict Right-Sided Unilateral Disease in Primary Aldosteronism

Left Adrenal Vein Aldosterone Ratio May Help Predict Right-Sided Unilateral Disease in Primary Aldosteronism

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A cutoff value less than 0.5 performed well for right-sided disease, but 5.5 cannot be used to reliably identify left-sided disease.

High Rates of New Diabetes Following CABG

High Rates of New Diabetes Following CABG

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A large proportion of patients without diabetes developed the disease postoperatively in single-center study.

VIDEO: Lipid Management for Patients Taking PCSK9 Inhibitors

VIDEO: Lipid Management for Patients Taking PCSK9 Inhibitors

Robert Eckel, MD, discusses lipid management in the era of PCSK9 inhibitors at AACE 2016.

New Instrument Measuring Treatment Satisfaction May Benefit Patients With Acromegaly

New Instrument Measuring Treatment Satisfaction May Benefit Patients With Acromegaly

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A new instrument may provide physicians insight into satisfaction with acromegaly treatment.

Human Gut Microbiome May Help Identify New Ways of Preventing and Treating Diabetes

Human Gut Microbiome May Help Identify New Ways of Preventing and Treating Diabetes

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Questions linger about which bacteria are helpful and which are harmful.

VIDEO: AACE/ACE Guidelines Address Comprehensive Care for Patients With Obesity

VIDEO: AACE/ACE Guidelines Address Comprehensive Care for Patients With Obesity

W. Timothy Garvey, MD, discusses the newly released evidence-based recommendations designed to help physicians treat patients with obesity in a real-world setting.

Mild Hypercortisolism Due to Adrenal Adenoma

Alice C. Levine, MD, discusses mild hypercortisolism due to adrenal incidentalomas.

Electronic Glycemic Management System May Reduce Inpatient Hypoglycemia

Electronic Glycemic Management System May Reduce Inpatient Hypoglycemia

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Patients using the electronic system had lower rates of hypoglycemia and less severe hypoglycemia.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

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A statistically significant association was found between low vitamin D levels and the development of diabetic retinopathy.

Advanced Precautions Necessary When Managing Diabetes Across Time Zones

Advanced Precautions Necessary When Managing Diabetes Across Time Zones

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Specific recommendations for medication adjustments can help prevent acute complications when traveling.

Adding Dapagliflozin to Liraglutide, Insulin Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes

Adding Dapagliflozin to Liraglutide, Insulin Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes

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Patients with type 1 diabetes experienced HbA1c reductions after adding dapagliflozin to liraglutide and insulin.

Once-Weekly Semaglutide Improved Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Once-Weekly Semaglutide Improved Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

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The once-weekly subcutaneous injection improved glycemic control and body weight.

Radiofrequency Ablation May Be Safe, Effective Treatment for Adrenal Neoplasms

Radiofrequency Ablation May Be Safe, Effective Treatment for Adrenal Neoplasms

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Researchers discuss a case in which a woman was successfully treated with radiofrequency ablation.

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