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Low testosterone may raise diabetes risk

May 1, 2016

In male mice, androgen receptor deficiency in beta cells impairs glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, increasing the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to recent study findings.

The study could help identify new treatments for type 2 diabetes in the large number of men with low testosterone due to age or prostate cancer therapies.

New studies evaluate Jardiance in patients with chronic heart failure

April 30, 2016
Two new outcome trials will investigate the SGLT2 inhibitor Jardiance for the treatment of people with chronic heart failure, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and…
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Later onset, longer duration of Graves’ hyperthyroidism, smoking predictors for Graves’ orbitopathy

April 29, 2016
In patients with Graves’ hyperthyroidism, predictive factors for Graves’ orbitopathy include older age of disease onset, longer disease duration and smoking…
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Urinary incontinence associated with type 1 diabetes in women

April 29, 2016
The odds of urinary incontinence increase with poor glycemic control in women with type 1 diabetes, according to recent study findings. Sara M. Lenherr, MD
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Psoriasis associated with type 2 diabetes, obesity in twin study

April 29, 2016
Psoriasis had a strong association with type 2 diabetes and obesity in a nationwide study of Danish twins, indicating a common genetic etiology between psoriasis and…
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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”…Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Concentrated insulins may help with adherence

April 8, 2016
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Highlights from ENDO 2016

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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Importance of Early Screening, Referral, and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic eye disease is one of the most common causes of vision loss in the United States. As the rates of diabetes…
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