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ATA updates treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinoma

April 1, 2015

The American Thyroid Association released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma, in the first revision of the original guidelines since 2009.

The ATA appointed a task force of experts, who presented their recommendations in an article appearing in the journal Thyroid.

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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…
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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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Parental diabetes associated with early poor glycemic control in their children with type 2 diabetes

March 31, 2015
Children with type 2 diabetes had worse glycemic control, more hypertension and higher body mass index when their parents had diabetes, hypertension and obesity…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3
Biology and Behavior

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Obesity is a complex, multifactorial disease. Understanding how psychology, genetics, biology and neurobiology…
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