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Glucose Screening in Pregnancy Can Predict Cardiovascular Risk in Women With, Without Gestational Diabetes

Glucose screening during pregnancy can predict future cardiovascular (CV) risk in women with and without gestational diabetes, according to study results published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. CV risk was found to be higher with abnormal glucose screening tests, but there was also increased CV risk in women with glucose concentrations at the upper…

Novel Non-Stimulant Weight Management Aid Cleared by FDA

Gelesis announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Plenity (Gelesis100) to aid in weight management for overweight and obese adults, in conjunction with diet and exercise. Available in capsule form, Plenity, a non-systemic, superabsorbent hydrogel, is intended for use in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 40 kg/m2…

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