No reference criteria can definitively distinguish patients with primary aldosteronism and subclinical Cushing syndrome from those with these conditions alone.
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In older adults who are long-term residents of nursing homes, there is no significant association between bisphosphonate use and Clostridiodes difficile infection.
An ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography can determine the presence of unauthorized drug substances in health foods and herbal products used in treating conditions such as gout and osteoporosis.
In patients with hyperthyroidism, treatment with radioiodine is not associated with incident cancer in long-term follow-up.
In patients with type 2 diabetes, treatment with liraglutide does not affect bone resorption and preserves hip bone mineral density, even with weight loss.
Researchers assessed the long-term effect of diabetes on risk for the development of heart failure.
All components of metabolic syndrome were linked to greater risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism.
Compared with patients with transient congenital hypothyroidism, patients with permanent disease were on a higher levothyroxine dose at discontinuation.
Maternal TSH levels >4 mIU/L are associated with increased risks for prematurity and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
Faster increases in bone turnover during the menopausal transition are associated with an increased risk for fracture postmenopause.
Weight loss at 1 month was a significant predictor of positive response to treatment with liraglutide.
Exendin-based GLP-1 receptor agonists have a higher risk for anaphylactic reactions compared with human-analog GLP-1 receptor agonists.
For patients who are overweight or obese, clinical visits are often characterized by negative interactions and dismissive advice.
Women with higher serum SHBG had an increased risk for osteoporosis, osteopenia, and fracture.
In the United States, prediabetes occurs in about 1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults.
New recommendations provide guidance on prescribing bisphosphonates for patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Short-term weight loss improves β-cell function in patients with obesity who have either normal or impaired fasting glucose, but despite initial improvements, β-cell function commonly deteriorates over the course of 2 years.
This study was the first to evaluate both the prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis in a large cohort of patients with bronchiectasis and its relationship with other variables, including clinical, body composition and bone turnover, and inflammation markers.
Obesity, but not overweight, is associated with poorer working memory in women.
Epidemiologic data indicate that shorter sleep duration (≤5 hours per night) is associated with lower bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.
In women with HIV, lower education and hepatitis C co-infection are independently associated with the onset of menopause before age 45 years.
For adults with overweight and obesity, a heart-healthy diet that includes 1 avocado per day can decrease circulating oxidized low-density lipoprotein concentrations.
Researchers determined whether body mass index had any clinical impact on the efficacy of diclofenac sodium gel 1% in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
In healthy patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinomas, active surveillance may be a feasible and safe alternative to immediate surgery, according to study results published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. There is controversy regarding optimal management of low-risk thyroid carcinomas, with active surveillance emerging as a potential alternative to surgery. However, there is…
Nonbisphosphonates, including denosumab, raloxifene, romosozumab, and teriparatide, significantly reduce vertebral fractures and benefit femoral neck bone mineral density compared with placebo.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, apparent treatment-resistant hypertension increases risk for cardiovascular events and mortality.
To summarize key strategies for Lp(a) management, HEART UK published a consensus statement outlining recommendations for Lp(a) measurement and treatment in patients with elevated concentrations.
In patients with osteoporosis, treatment preference varies but is not related to specific patient characteristics.
Researchers assessed whether plasma copeptin, a surrogate marker of vasopressin, is associated with lower-extremity amputation in diabetes.
Researchers assessed whether rates of unplanned 30-day hospital readmission differed among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian individuals with diabetes in the United States.