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Diabetes registry reveals relationship between depression, severe hypoglycemia

July 6, 2015

Depressive symptom severity was positively associated with severe hypoglycemia in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of glycemic control, insulin therapy, lifestyle factors and diabetic complications, according to recent study findings published in BMJ Open Research & Diabetes Care.

According to the researchers, clinicians should be aware of the association between depression and severe hypoglycemia since they are risk factors for morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes.

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Low BMI associated with shorter OS in mCRC patients

July 6, 2015
Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with low BMI had shorter overall survival than obese patients, according to a pooled analysis of Avastin studies presented at the…
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Positive lifestyle factors linked to lower HF risk in older adults

July 6, 2015
Adults aged 65 years and older who are physically active, not obese, have modest alcohol intake and do not smoke were more likely to have a lower risk for HF compared…
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Serum testosterone levels vary throughout day following transdermal application

July 6, 2015
Dose adjustments of AndroGel for older men with hypogonadism should not be based on a single, post-application serum testosterone measurement, as serum concentrations…
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Increasing aromatase activity preserves estrogen levels in older premenopausal women

July 6, 2015
Older premenopausal women maintain estrogen levels despite declining ovarian function because of an increase in ovarian aromatase activity, according to research in The
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, of the University of Pittsburgh, discusses a newly released joint…
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

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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