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Insulin therapy reduces liver fat burden in type 2 diabetes

April 1, 2015

Treatment with Lantus reduced total liver fat burden for patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

Additionally, Victoza therapy did not significantly affect liver fat biomarkers. Reduction in liver fat fraction and glycemic control did not differ significantly between Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant, Sanofi Aventis) and Victoza (liraglutide, Novo Nordisk).

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Diabetes risk higher for middle-aged adults who habitually stay up late

April 1, 2015
Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia were more likely to develop in people who prefer late nights than in early risers, even with the same amount of sleep…
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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…
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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 on 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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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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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

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

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