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Patients with hypothyroidism at risk for prolonged edema after face-lift surgery

May 2, 2016

A small subset of patients with hypothyroidism were prone to prolonged edema following face-lift surgery despite being treated with thyroid replacement surgery, according to study results recently published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.

Researchers conducted a retrospective review of 198 patients’ medical records and identified four women (mean age, 63 years) who were undergoing going a facelift between Jan. 1, 2014, and May 31, 2015, with documented hypothyroidism and prolonged postoperative edema.

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Online SMBG reporting may help lower HbA1c

May 2, 2016
Adults with type 2 diabetes who frequently monitored blood glucose and reported their results to a health care provider online were more likely to have a lower HbA1c…
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Glucose metabolism affects macular thickness in diabetic patients

May 2, 2016
SEATTLE — Pericentral macular thickness decreased in diabetic patients with worsening glucose metabolism, which may reflect early neurodegenerative changes…
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Vitamin D-fortified bread effective alternative to supplementation

May 2, 2016
Iranian adults who consumed vitamin D-fortified bread saw improvements in vitamin D status and lipid profile that were similar to adults who consumed plain bread with a…
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Refracture, mortality rates persist despite decline in osteoporotic fractures

May 2, 2016
Despite a small decline in the initial osteoporotic fracture rate among older adults in Australia, the absolute refracture and morality rates have held steady, according…
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

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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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