The new AACE clinical practice guidelines for diabetes and updated diabetes algorithm advocate a comprehensive approach to managing diabetes.
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Heart failure patients with diabetes had smaller increases in peak VO2 and lower adherence to exercise training than those without diabetes.
Prolonged exposure to hyperglycemia may have measurable effects on the brain that make patients with diabetes more prone to developing dementia or cognitive impairment.
Adding ticagrelor to aspirin as long-term therapy after myocardial infarction may significantly reduce the rate of CV death, myocardial infarction or stroke.
An intensive behavioral modification delivered to employees in a health care setting resulted in weight loss and improved BP control and HbA1c levels.
Recently presented data support the 20113 ACC/AHA guidelines on recommendations for cholesterol evaluation and treatment.
An increasingly sedentary lifestyle has been linked to coronary calcification, regardless of exercise or traditional risk factors.
Many patients with diabetes may not be adhering to medication regimens and are therefore experiencing higher rates of cardiac events.
The quantity and quality of available evidence may not be strong enough to support widespread recommendation of the Mediterranean diet.
The PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab appears to be safe and effective for reducing LDL cholesterol in older patients.
Eating dark chocolate could help improve the cardiovascular health of sedentary older adults, according to data presented at ACC 2015.
An experimental compound that speeds up metabolism and induces the browning of white fat may help with weight and fat loss.
A new soybean oil genetically modified to be healthier than conventional soybean oil may still cause obesity, prediabetes and fatty liver.
Sunitinib appears to exhibit significant antitumor activity in patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer.
Exposure to low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals may alter the liver genome and function, thereby increasing susceptibility to obesity.
Gestational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may affect the brain up to 2 generations later.
Abaloparatide-SC, an injectable drug being studied for osteoporosis, may reduce the rate of new spinal fractures by 86%.
When used as an adjunct to diet and exercise, patients treated with liraglutide were more than twice as likely to achieve weight loss of 5% to 10%.
In obese adults, decreasing fat may be better than cutting carbohydrates for body fat reduction.
Three doses of testosterone nasal gel may help normalize testosterone levels in men with hypogonadism.
The composition of gut microbiota may change over time in unhealthy ways in African American men with prediabetes.
Exposure to phthalates and flame retardants in the womb may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring.
Significant improvements were noted in hepatic glucose output, increased glucose uptake and utilization of carbs as preferred metabolic fuel.
Low-dose letrozole may help treat infertility in men with obesity-related hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
Restricting intake of fructose may prevent accumulation of fat in the liver of obese children.
Maternal hormone levels during pregnancy may have adverse effects on the infant’s IQ later in childhood.
Eating nuts appeared to improve the cardiovascular risk profile in adolescents, according to data presented at ENDO 2015.
Taking a ‘drug holiday’ from bisphosphonate therapy may be appropriate for a growing number of patients.
Clinicians share their thoughts and perspectives on the Maintenance of Certification Program.
Often considered a woman’s disease, there are significant gaps in care when it comes to diagnosing and treating osteoporosis in men.
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