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Treat and Reduce Obesity Act gaining momentum

August 1, 2015

More than 100 members in the House of Representatives and 10 members of the Senate are supporting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, according to a press release from the Obesity Action Coalition.

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) is aimed at providing Medicare beneficiaries with more treatment tools to help address overweight and obesity.

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Top 5 online endocrine stories from July

July 31, 2015
Endocrine Today put together a compilation of the five news stories most viewed from July 2015 to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in endocrinology. …
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Diabetes onset later in life increases dementia risk

July 31, 2015
The risk for dementia among older adults was increased with newly diagnosed diabetes, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care. “This is of…
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Moderate lifestyle intervention reduces gestational diabetes risk

July 31, 2015
Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes can reduce their chances of developing the disease by as much as 39% through a series of moderate…

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations…
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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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VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, discusses the war on diabetes declared in 1940 after an alarming 750,000…
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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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