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Testosterone injections, not gels, increase CV event risk

September 2, 2015

Greater risks for cardiovascular events, hospitalization and death were found with testosterone injections compared with gels, according to study findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Similar risk patterns were found between patches and gels, the researchers wrote.

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Calcitriol, calcium supplements increase nephrocalcinosis risk in hypoparathyroidism

September 1, 2015
Risks for nephrocalcinosis and decreased estimated glomerular filtration rate were found among children with hypoparathyroidism who were treated with calcitriol and…
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Islet transplantation shows promise in type 1 diabetes

September 1, 2015
Among patients with type 1 diabetes who underwent islet transplantation within the GRAGIL Network, most attained long-term islet graft survival and substantial…
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Vildagliptin efficacy, safety similar to Januvia

September 1, 2015
Similar efficacy and safety were found between once-daily vildagliptin and once-daily Januvia among patients with type 2 diabetes and severe renal impairment, according…
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Speed of eating related to metabolic syndrome incidence

September 1, 2015
The incidence of metabolic syndrome is linked to eating quickly, especially among those with a larger waist circumference and higher HDL cholesterol levels, according to…
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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: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

August 10, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Chef Leah Sarris, program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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