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Skeletal fragility, lower bone strength evident in women with celiac disease

April 21, 2015

Premenopausal women with celiac disease may be more likely to have lower bone strength, even with sufficient levels of calcium, vitamin D and parathyroid hormone, according to research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

In a case-control study, researchers linked biomechanical deficits to abnormalities in trabecular volumetric bone mineral density and microarchitecture, despite sufficient calcium, 25-hydroxyvitamin D and normal parathyroid hormone levels at the time of evaluation.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis rates increased among children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

April 21, 2015
Between 1998 and 2012, the incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis at the time of a type 1 diabetes diagnosis increased by 55% among youths in Colorado, according to recent…
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High-dose oral insulin may prevent type 1 diabetes in high-risk children

April 21, 2015
Daily high-dose oral insulin compared with placebo resulted in an immune response to insulin without hypoglycemia among children at high risk for type 1 diabetes…
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Perception of diabetes may affect how patients manage disease, prognosis

April 21, 2015
Patients’ perception of what causes diabetes and their personal level of risk for the disease may affect how they go on to manage the condition if diagnosed…
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Eating disorders common, persistent among young females with type 1 diabetes

April 20, 2015
An increased risk for development of disturbed eating behavior or type 1 diabetes, and the disorders were common and persistent, according to recent findings…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

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The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

March 31, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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