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Fasting plasma glucose levels higher in winter, extreme temperatures

February 8, 2016

Chinese adults are more likely to have elevated fasting plasma glucose in the winter and spring compared with autumn and summer, according to recent findings.

Higher levels were also observed in extreme ambient cold and hot temperatures.

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Senate health committee considers seven biomedical innovation bills

February 8, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will consider seven bipartisan bills on biomedical innovation tomorrow, Feb. 9, at the first of three…
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Glucose needs drop during high-intensity exercise in type 1 diabetes

February 8, 2016
In patients with type 1 diabetes, glucose amounts necessary to maintain euglycemia during an exercise session follow an inverted U-shaped trajectory, with no external…
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Severe burn injury can alter bone metabolism

February 8, 2016
Changes in bone turnover markers suggest that severe burn injuries lead to alterations in bone metabolism that can influence bone quality and structure, according to…

ADA: Summer camp improves disease management in type 1 children

February 7, 2016
Children with type 1 diabetes who attend a diabetes summer camp showed increased self-management skills, increased diabetes knowledge and better emotional well-being…
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Choose medications that encourage weight loss

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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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