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Type 1 diabetes often accompanied by other autoimmune diseases

September 29, 2016

People with type 1 diabetes may also be more likely to have a diagnosis of another autoimmune disease, study data show.

Janet B. McGill, MD, FACE, professor of medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Endocrine Today Editorial Board member, and colleagues evaluated data from the T1D Exchange Registry on 25,759 people with type 1 diabetes (mean age, 23 years; range, 1-93 years; 28% aged at least 26 years) to determine the prevalence and factors that may predict association with other autoimmune diseases.

Novel antihypertensive agent shows positive topline results

September 29, 2016
Quantum Genomics announced that its novel antihypertensive agent was associated with positive topline results in an early study in patients with hypertension. In the…
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FDA grants ezutromid rare pediatric disease status for Duchene muscular dystrophy

September 29, 2016
The FDA has granted a rare pediatric disease designation to Summit Therapeutics for ezutromid in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, according to a company…
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Kybella, hair restoration research presented at plastic surgery meeting

September 29, 2016
Mixed results of off-label use of Kybella for treating fat in areas of the body beyond submental fullness was among research presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting in…

Pediatrician alliance releases support guide for transgender children

September 29, 2016
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation — in partnership with the AAP and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians — today released a comprehensive…
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When to Switch and When to Stop

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Modes of Decision Making Used by Nursing Home Residents and Their Families When Confronted With Potential Hospital Readmission

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, September 27, 2016
The purpose of the current study was to characterize the decision-making processes used by nursing home (NH) residents…
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