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Eight additional cancer types associated with excess body fatness

Eight additional cancer types associated with excess body fatness
August 24, 2016

The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer working group identified an additional eight types of cancer associated with excess body fatness, including multiple myeloma; meningioma; and cancers of the gastric cardia, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, ovary and thyroid.

These tumor sites are in addition to the cancers identified in 2002 by the same group to be associated with body fatness. The originally identified cancers included cancers of the colon, esophagus, kidney, breast and uterus.

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Tight glycemic control benefits questionable for microvascular, macrovascular complications

August 24, 2016
Tight glycemic control confers no substantial benefit on the risk for microvascular or macrovascular complications, despite a consistent RR reduction for nonfatal…
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Insulin glargine, detemir effective in treating inpatient hyperglycemia

August 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Insulin detemir and insulin glargine were found to be equally effective in managing patients with diabetes, with no significant differences between…
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Food sequence at meals can influence glucose control in type 2 diabetes

August 24, 2016
Adults with well-controlled type 2 diabetes who consumed non-glucidic foods prior to high-carbohydrate foods at mealtime saw reduced glucose variability over 2 months…
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Metformin effective for weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotic use in children

August 24, 2016
Metformin significantly improved BMI and weight outcomes among children and adolescents who experienced weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotic use for autism…
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Navigating a New Era of Personalized Type 2 Diabetes Care: Taking the Road Less Traveled

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

In the United States, over 29 million people have diabetes, of which approximately 95% of cases are type 2 diabetes…
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VIDEO: Meeting MC recalls diabetes care over the decades

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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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