Weight loss at 1 month was a significant predictor of positive response to treatment with liraglutide.
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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.