Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN

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Clinical Indicators of Risk for Addison Disease in Patients With T1D

Clinical Indicators of Risk for Addison Disease in Patients With T1D

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Treatment of thyroid disease, severe infections, glucagon prescriptions, and diabetic retinopathy occur more frequently in individuals with type 1 diabetes who are subsequently diagnosed with Addison disease.

SYNTAX Score: A Predictive Scale for Adverse CV Events in Patients With Diabetes, CAD Undergoing PCI

SYNTAX Score: A Predictive Scale for Adverse CV Events in Patients With Diabetes, CAD Undergoing PCI

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SYNTAX score, a validated prediction score used to estimate risk with PCI, is modestly correlated with hard cardiovascular events and is significantly correlated with major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events

Reduced Fertility in Obese Women May Be Related to Dysfunctional Insulin Pathway

Reduced Fertility in Obese Women May Be Related to Dysfunctional Insulin Pathway

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A high BMI is associated with reduced follicle-stimulating hormone receptor expression in human chorionic gonadotropins, reduced expression of estradiol synthesis-related genes, and reduced production of estradiol.

Parental Perception of Child Weight Status Predicted by Child BMI z Scores

Parental Perception of Child Weight Status Predicted by Child BMI z Scores

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Higher body mass index z scores in children strongly predicted parental perception that their child was overweight 2 years later, reflecting an awareness of already rising BMI.

Obesity Subtype May Determine Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

Obesity Subtype May Determine Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

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There are distinct subgroups or subtypes of obesity and some of these groups, including adults with disordered eating, may derive more benefit from bariatric surgery than others.

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