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Top 5 online stories posted in January

February 12, 2016

Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports posted in January.

Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in changes in fat distribution and their effects on insulin sensitivity, the link between heart failure and DPP-IV inhibitors, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for would healing, and much more.

CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016
CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.Providers in the Medicare &…
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High normal range atrial natriuretic peptide may reduce insulin resistance risk in middle age

February 12, 2016
Exposure during middle age to atrial natriuretic peptide within the high normal range appears to be associated with a reduced risk for insulin resistance after 16.5…

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…
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Obesity hypoventilation syndrome often misdiagnosed, affecting mortality

February 12, 2016
Many patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome are misdiagnosed as having other respiratory conditions and receive inappropriate therapy, likely contributing to a…
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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: Weight loss tips from the experts — Choose medications that encourage weight loss

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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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