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Weight loss in PCOS normalizes anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations

April 25, 2017

Adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity who lost weight saw reductions in anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations, according to researchers in Germany.

Thomas Reinehr, MD, head of the department of pediatric endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition medicine, Vestische Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Witten/Herdecke, and colleagues evaluated 40 adolescent girls aged 13 to 16 years with obesity (50% with PCOS) to determine the relationship between anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) concentration, weight status and androgens.

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Childhood obesity quadruples risk for type 2 diabetes

April 25, 2017
Compared with children with normal weight, children with obesity are four times more likely to develop incident type 2 diabetes before reaching adulthood, according to…
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High-intensity, moderate-intensity interventions comparable for body composition improvements

April 25, 2017
High-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training resulted in similar effects on body composition in adults with overweight or obesity…
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Consistent bedtimes at age 3 years may reduce obesity risk

April 25, 2017
Children with inconsistent bedtimes and poor emotional self-regulation at age 3 years may have a higher risk for obesity at age 11 years compared with children with…
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Lower hypoglycemia rates observed with iDegLira combination vs. basal insulins

April 25, 2017
In adults with type 2 diabetes, treatment with a fixed combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide resulted in lower rates of hypoglycemia compared with insulin…
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