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Patients with HIV treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy susceptible to metabolic syndrome

May 27, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Among people with HIV, metabolic syndrome is more prevalent among those exposed to highly active antiretroviral therapy compared with those who are naïve to the therapy, according to a presentation here.

“Advanced age and increased BMI are independent determinants of [metabolic syndrome] in [highly active antiretroviral therapy]-treated patients,” Fakhraddeen Muhammad, MBBS, FWACP, of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, and colleagues wrote. “Lifestyle measures and regular monitoring or anthropometric indices of HIV patients will help to reduce the metabolic problems associated with drug treatment.”

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Invokana superior to glimepiride for glycemic control, weight loss, BP

May 27, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Over 52 weeks, glycemic control was improved and body weight and blood pressure were reduced with Invokana as add-on therapy to metformin in…
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Lipids researcher receives AACE Frontiers in Science Award

May 27, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jay D. Horton, MD, professor of internal medicine and molecular genetics and director of the Center for Human Nutrition at University of Texas…
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Neuropathy expert receives AACE Distinction in Endocrinology Award

May 27, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Aaron I. Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE, professor of medicine, pathology and neurobiology and director of the research and neuroendocrine unit…
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VIDEO: Branched chain amino acid metabolites may be implicated in cardiometabolic disease states

May 27, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, Christopher B. Newgard, PhD, director of the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, professor of pharmacology…
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