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LDL management worse among women with type 2 diabetes

March 30, 2015

Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have out-of-target LDL cholesterol levels than men, according to a research article in the International Journal of Endocrinology.

The finding was not affected by age, disease duration or use of lipid-lowering medications.

Funds awarded to develop weight loss maintenance toolkit

March 29, 2015
The European Commission recently awarded more than €4.9 million to a 12-member consortium to develop and evaluate a toolkit that will help people who have lost…

Orphan drug shows promise in Prader-Willi syndrome

March 28, 2015
Ten weeks of therapy with a diazoxide choline controlled-release tablet appeared to help control hyperphagia and reduce antisocial behaviors associated with Prader-Willi…
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Earlier assessment of fragility, fracture risk possible by gauging bone strength

March 27, 2015
Changes in bone strength may provide an earlier indication of treatment effects of glucocorticoid and anti-osteoporosis therapies compared with bone mineral density…
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In adults with obesity, brain insulin action may be selectively impaired

March 27, 2015
The prefrontal cortexes of adults with overweight and obesity appear to have selectively impaired brain insulin action, possibly causing a modified homeostatic set point…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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VIDEO: Advocacy needed for best care at the right price

March 11, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Stephen Brietzke, MD, professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, University of Missouri Health…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3
Biology and Behavior

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Obesity is a complex, multifactorial disease. Understanding how psychology, genetics, biology and neurobiology…
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