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Body’s early response to weight-loss efforts may predict future results

Body’s early response to weight-loss efforts may predict future results
July 1, 2015

Identifying adults with overweight or obesity who do not respond to early weight-loss efforts may help improve their chances for weight-loss success in the long term, according to research in Obesity.

In a study examining how adults with type 2 diabetes respond to a behavioral-based weight-loss intervention over time, researchers found that participants who lost the most body weight in the first 2 months saw the best long-term results after 8 years of follow-up.

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BLOG: Health care providers need to consider options offered by patient financing programs

July 1, 2015
Most health care practices have financial policies in place that require payment by cash, check or major credit card for out-of-pocket costs. However, in today’s…
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Bacterial infections common in type 1 diabetes

June 30, 2015
A significantly higher risk for bacterial infections was found among people with type 1 diabetes compared with those without diabetes, according to recent study findings…
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Genetic variant reduces coronary events, increases diabetes risk in familial hypercholesterolemia

June 30, 2015
CHICAGO — A PCSK9 loss-of-function genetic variant was associated with a cardioprotective effect, but increased prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in patients…
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Medicare fraud takedown: A closer look

June 30, 2015
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, of the University of Pittsburgh, discusses a newly released joint…
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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