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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, according to recent findings in a large prospective study.

Jwu Jin Khong, MD, an ophthalmologist at the University of Melbourne and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Victoria, Australia, and colleagues evaluated 1,042 patients with Graves’ hyperthyroidism recruited from endocrinology and ophthalmology clinics and private practices across Victoria and South Australia between 2009 and 2013. Those with Graves’ orbitopathy were designated cases (n = 604); those without, controls (n = 438).

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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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ACP: Physicians can help tackle public health threat of climate change

April 29, 2016
Climate change poses a significant threat to public health and needs to be addressed by drastic actions in part by physicians and the health care community, according to…
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Maternal serum prolactin associated with postpartum prediabetes, diabetes risk

April 29, 2016
Higher maternal serum prolactin in pregnancy is associated with improved pancreatic beta-cell function and lower risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes 3 months…
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