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Five effects of hormone therapy

September 4, 2015

Endocrine Today has compiled a list of some recent research on the effects of hormone therapy.

Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were informed about the impacts of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular risk, testosterone therapy and its effects on weight, growth hormone and osteoporotic fracture risk, and more.

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Children with type 1 diabetes can safely delay vision screenings

September 4, 2015
Eye screenings for diabetic retinopathy in children with type 1 diabetes should begin at age 15 years or 5 years after diabetes diagnosis, whichever comes later…
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Long-term diabetes control better with surgery than standard therapy

September 4, 2015
More effective control of type 2 diabetes in patients was found with metabolic or bariatric surgery compared with standard medical treatments, according to recent study…
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NAFLD prevalent in adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery

September 4, 2015
In the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study, researchers found that more than half of obese adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery had nonalcoholic…
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PATHWAY-3: Amiloride-hydrochlorothiazide combination superior to either alone for uncontrolled hypertension

September 4, 2015
LONDON — A combination of half doses of amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide was superior to full doses of either treatment alone in patients with uncontrolled…
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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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VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

August 10, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Chef Leah Sarris, program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane…
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Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

This activity is supported by educational grants from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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