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Provider shortages, insurance hurdles complicate treatment for transgender teens

Provider shortages, insurance hurdles complicate treatment for transgender teens
May 31, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Reality TV star Jazz Jennings knew she was a girl from the moment she could first express herself and knows she was fortunate to have supportive parents who sought out medical care for their transgender child while she was still young.

It has been 3 years since Jennings, now aged 15 years, received her first gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist implant, a therapy used off-label to block puberty. The results, she said, have been life-changing.

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Sensor-enabled atorvastatin therapy lowers cholesterol, increases adherence in type 2 diabetes, hypertension

May 31, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension using sensor-enabled atorvastatin therapy that communicated with a cloud-based digital health…
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Methimazole normalizes liver function tests in patients with hyperthyroidism

May 30, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Participants with hyperthyroidism and abnormal liver function tests can safely be treated with methimazole.Treatment may result in normalizations…
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Diagnostic PET/CT should be used with caution in high-risk adrenal cases

May 29, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In patients at high-risk for adrenal malignancy, 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-PET/CT imaging should be used with clinical judgment because of low…
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Metabolic syndrome rate, severity in PCOS reduced following bariatric surgery

May 28, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Bariatric surgery can improve cardiometabolic health in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity, according to findings of a retrospective…
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Branched chain amino acid metabolites may be implicated in cardiometabolic disease states

May 27, 2016
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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