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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia increases risk for CV, metabolic morbidity

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia increases risk for CV, metabolic morbidity
July 7, 2015

Individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia are at greater risk for cardiovascular and metabolic morbidity, with the highest risk seen in women and girls and in men and boys with certain genotypes, according to research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

In a study comparing Swedish patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) with healthy controls, researchers also found an increased frequency of diabetes in the CAH cohort, especially in females.

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Relatives, spouses of celiac disease patients at risk for autoimmune disease

July 7, 2015
A recent study found first-degree relatives and spouses of individuals with celiac disease have increased risk for nonceliac autoimmune diseases.“The prevalence of…
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Bariatric surgery reduces urinary incontinence

July 6, 2015
Severely obese men and women who suffer from urinary incontinence saw significant improvements in incontinence after undergoing bariatric surgery, according to recently…
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Diabetes registry reveals relationship between depression, severe hypoglycemia

July 6, 2015
Depressive symptom severity was positively associated with severe hypoglycemia in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of glycemic control, insulin…
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Low BMI associated with shorter OS in mCRC patients

July 6, 2015
Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with low BMI had shorter overall survival than obese patients, according to a pooled analysis of Avastin studies presented at the…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

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VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

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BOSTON — Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, of the University of Pittsburgh, discusses a newly released joint…
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