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Top 5 online obesity stories posted in January

February 5, 2016

Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports on obesity posted in the month of January.

Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in changes in fat distribution and their effects on insulin sensitivity, a new weight-loss plan for obesity management, drivers of pediatric obesity, and much more.

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BMI inaccurate marker for cardiometabolic health

February 5, 2016
Some U.S. adults are being incorrectly labeled as cardiometabolically unhealthy when using BMI category criteria, according to study findings. “Many people see…

ABIM continues to engage physicians on MOC updates

February 5, 2016
The ABIM has announced several new efforts aimed at including internists and subspecialists in the process of improving Maintenance of Certification assessments…
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Thyroid peroxidase antibody reference levels stable across age groups

February 5, 2016
Estimated reference ranges for thyroid peroxidase antibodies in healthy euthyroid adults are different for men and women but do not vary by age for either sex, according…
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Major depression treatment reduces risk for death among older adults with diabetes

February 5, 2016
Mental health treatment resulted in a statistically significant effect on mortality for diabetes among older patients with major depression, highlighting the need for…
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