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Urinary adiponectin predicts diabetic nephropathy progression in type 1 diabetes

February 27, 2015

Urinary adiponectin strongly and independently predicted the progression of diabetic nephropathy from macroalbuminuria to end-stage renal disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

The findings on urinary adiponectin (uADP) provide added predictive benefit to current biomarkers including albumin excretion rates (AER) and estimated glomerular filtration rates, according to researchers.  

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Vitamin D supplementation benefits middle-aged women with low 25-(OH)D levels

February 27, 2015
Middle-aged women with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels less than 20 ng/mL should use vitamin D supplementation, according to study findings published in The Journal of
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Energetic adaptations persist in adolescents with extreme obesity after Roux-en-Y

February 27, 2015
Adolescents with extreme obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced energetic adaptations that favor weight regain, along with changes in insulin…
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Diabetes, CVD increase rates of CV events

February 27, 2015
Among adults with diabetes, paying extra attention to traditional cardiovascular risk factors could reduce the rates of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to…
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CMS completes first week of ICD-10 end-to-end testing

February 26, 2015
The CMS concluded its first successful end-to-end testing week of the new ICD-10 coding, the agency announced in a blog post. “Testing allows us to identify areas…
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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.

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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

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In this video exclusive, Betul Hatipoglu, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine of the Endocrinology &…
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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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