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Fitness, weight improvements lead to changes in adiponectin levels

May 26, 2015

Changes in adiponectin levels in adults with overweight or obesity and diabetes were associated with improvements in fitness and weight with intensive lifestyle intervention, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care.

However, the researchers said future studies are needed to determine whether the observations are linked to sex-specific biological determinants.

Baiju Shah In the Journals

Mothers of sons more likely to develop gestational diabetes

May 26, 2015
Fetal sex may contribute to an increased risk for pregnant women developing gestational diabetes or type 2 diabetes after delivery, according to research in The
Maria E. Cabanillas, MD, FACE In the Journals

Lenvatinib shows promise for radioiodine-refractory, differentiated thyroid cancer

May 26, 2015
Patients with advanced, radioiodine-refractory, differentiated thyroid cancer demonstrated encouraging response rates and PFS when treated with lenvatinib, according to…
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Hip, other fracture risk related to subclinical hyperthyroidism

May 26, 2015
An increased risk for hip and other fractures was found in patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism, especially among those with thyroid-stimulating hormone levels less…

Early data shows potential drug for metabolic liver disease well tolerated

May 26, 2015
Phase 1 clinical data showed DUR-928, a small-molecule, new chemical entity that could potentially treat nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic…
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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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VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

May 20, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In this video exclusive, Mark Molitch, MD, discusses a number of new developments in…
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

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

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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