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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, Detroit, discusses research he presented vitiligo and comorbid autoimmune diseases.

“We know that vitiligo is associated with multiple diseases, but we haven’t been able to quantify it,” Hamzavi told Healio.com/Dermatology at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

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Many parents fail to recognize signs of childhood obesity

March 31, 2015
Parents of children with obesity may be unable to recognize that their child is overweight unless they are at extreme levels of obesity, according to research in the…
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Cardiorespiratory fitness associated with better glycemic control

March 31, 2015
Cardiorespiratory fitness appears to be correlated with clinical markers of glycemic control, with high HbA1c, high fasting glucose and impaired oral glucose tolerance…
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Health status similar for parents, children with type 2 diabetes

March 31, 2015
Children with type 2 diabetes had worse glycemic and blood pressure control and higher BMI when their parents had diabetes, hypertension and obesity, according to…
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Motivational interviewing linked to reductions in childhood BMI

March 31, 2015
Significant reductions in children’s BMI were achieved with motivational interviewing delivered by primary care providers and registered dietitians to parents…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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'The time has come' for individualized treatment for obese, overweight patients

March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Michael Camilleri, MD, AGAF, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., discusses his presentation…
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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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