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Moderate lifestyle intervention reduces gestational diabetes risk

July 31, 2015

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes can reduce their chances of developing the disease by as much as 39% through a series of moderate lifestyle changes, according to research in Diabetes Care.

“The results of the study are highly promising and in line with previous published [type 2 diabetes] prevention studies,” Saila B. Koivusalo, MD, of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, told Endocrine Today. “These findings may have major health consequences for both the mother and the child.”

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations…
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New guideline for Cushing’s syndrome recommends tumor removal

July 31, 2015
The Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology issued a new clinical practice guideline for managing Cushing’s syndrome, recommending tumor…
In the Journals

Patients with diabetes face higher health care costs

July 30, 2015
Patients living with diabetes incur significantly higher health care costs, the majority of which resulted from hospital inpatient stays and prescription costs…
In the Journals

Researchers find nearly 20% of non-obese Chinese adults have NAFLD

July 30, 2015
Researchers in Hong Kong found that one-fifth of the general Chinese population of non-obese individuals had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but were not at an…
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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”…Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

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: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, discusses the war on diabetes declared in 1940 after an alarming 750,000…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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