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Houston first US city to join Cities Changing Diabetes program

November 23, 2014

A partnership was recently announced between the city of Houston and Novo Nordisk to fight the urban diabetes epidemic, according to a company press release.

The Cities Changing Diabetes program was initiated early in 2014 by Novo Nordisk and Houston is the third city globally and the first in the United States to join the program.

First US bariatric embolization procedure performed

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Lung transplant increased risk for dysglycemia, new-onset diabetes

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Persistent technical issues heighten concern over Sunshine’s data accuracy

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From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and…
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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

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Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of…
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