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Thyroid imaging identifies cancer recurrence, may not increase survival

July 27, 2016

Recurrence of thyroid cancer may be identified with more imaging, but imaging may not increase survival rates, recent findings show.

“Over time, we have seen this marked increase in the use of imaging after primary treatment of thyroid cancer despite the fact that the majority of our patients have low-risk cancer,” Megan R. Haymart, MD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, said in a press release. “For the most part, this imaging isn’t affecting survival.”

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FDA approves expanded pediatric indication for t:slim pump

July 27, 2016
The FDA approved an expanded pediatric indication for the t:slim insulin pump, lowering its indicated age for use in children from those aged at least 12 years to age 6…
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Mexico’s acromegaly registry provides insight on treatment differences

July 27, 2016
The Mexican Acromegaly Registry, the first non-European registry of the disease and the largest such registry in the world, shows that the availability of resources
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Ethnic differences observed in lipids, lipoproteins for women with prediabetes, obesity

July 27, 2016
Black women with overweight or obesity and prediabetes have higher levels of HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein A-I and larger HDL particle size vs. white women with…
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Diabetes control improves with supervised self-monitoring

July 26, 2016
Patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin who participated in a supervised web-based program to reinforce self-monitoring of blood glucose saw improvements…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

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Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: FLAT-SUGAR investigators continue to explore role of glucose variability in diabetes-related complications

June 13, 2016
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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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