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Report offers additional tools to determine heart disease risk, treatment in type 2 diabetes

February 6, 2016

The risk for coronary heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes is lower than previously believed; however, proper risk assessment and strategies of care are still critical.

“By properly evaluating the level of CHD risk, physicians will know when to prescribe more aggressive and less aggressive treatment strategies for their patients,” Matthew J. Budoff, MD, an LA BioMed lead researcher and chair of The Imaging Council of the American College of Cardiology, said in a press release.

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Top 5 online obesity stories posted in January

February 5, 2016
Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports on obesity posted in the month of January. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in…
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BMI inaccurate marker for cardiometabolic health

February 5, 2016
Some U.S. adults are being incorrectly labeled as cardiometabolically unhealthy when using BMI category criteria, according to study findings. “Many people see…

ABIM continues to engage physicians on MOC updates

February 5, 2016
The ABIM has announced several new efforts aimed at including internists and subspecialists in the process of improving Maintenance of Certification assessments…
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Thyroid peroxidase antibody reference levels stable across age groups

February 5, 2016
Estimated reference ranges for thyroid peroxidase antibodies in healthy euthyroid adults are different for men and women but do not vary by age for either sex, according…
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The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

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

Recent processes have been established to facilitate the production, validation, and utilization of biosimilars…
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VIDEO: Daniel P. Kelly, MD, details ‘vicious cycle’ between obesity, diabetes and CVD

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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Importance of Early Screening, Referral, and Management

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

Diabetic eye disease is one of the most common causes of vision loss in the United States. As the rates of diabetes…
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