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Thyroid cancer risk increases with hysterectomy

July 29, 2016

Among postmenopausal women, the risk for thyroid cancer is increased with hysterectomy regardless of oophorectomy status, according to recently published data.

Use of exogenous estrogen was associated with lower risk for thyroid cancer in women who had undergone hysterectomy without oophorectomy, particularly for those with long duration use of hormone therapy, researchers wrote.

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VIDEO: EMPA-REG, LEADER trial results produce ‘exciting time’ for diabetes care

July 29, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The results of the EMPA-REG Outcome study and the LEADER trial have expanded physicians’ armamentariums to be able to decrease patients with…
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FDA fast-track designation granted for type 1 diabetes treatment

July 29, 2016
The FDA granted a Fast Track designation to Caladrius Biosciences Inc. for its product candidate CLBS03 for the treatment of type 1 diabetes, according to a press…
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Pioglitazone decreases diabetes, stroke risks in patients with prediabetes, cerebrovascular disease

July 29, 2016
In insulin-resistant patients with a recent ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, pioglitazone was shown to reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and…
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Reproductive span tied to type 2 diabetes risk in postmenopausal women

July 28, 2016
Women who experience menopause before age 46 years or after age 55 years or who have a reproductive span shorter or longer than 30 to 45 years are at increased risk for…
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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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VIDEO: ADA's Safe at School campaign making progress

June 10, 2016
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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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