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Diastolic BP levels affect cognitive performance in type 2 diabetes

May 28, 2015

Twenty-four hour diastolic blood pressure at both high and low levels are associated with poorer cognitive performance among adults with type 2 diabetes, according to recent findings published in Diabetes Care.

“Monitoring of both BP levels and cognitive performance seems important in individuals with type 2 diabetes,” the researchers wrote.

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Pharmacist-managed medication refill clinics ease physician workload

May 28, 2015
Establishing a pharmacist-managed medication refill clinic decreased workloads for physicians, and improved refill-request processing time and patient care, according to…
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Faster heart rate may indicate high risk for developing diabetes

May 28, 2015
A faster resting heart rate was associated with a higher risk for both impaired fasting glucose and diabetes, with a particularly strong association in younger adults…
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Arterial stiffness linked to vitamin D levels in adolescent type 2 diabetes

May 28, 2015
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were inversely associated with noninvasive measures of arterial stiffness that predict future stroke and heart attack in lean…
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Puerto Rican men at greatest risk for hearing impairment, loss

May 28, 2015
Among the Hispanic population, men with Puerto Rican backgrounds, and people with diabetes or prediabetes, have increased odds of hearing impairment, according to…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

May 20, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In this video exclusive, Mark Molitch, MD, discusses a number of new developments in…
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Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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