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Obesity severity, duration tied to incident metabolic syndrome

Obesity severity, duration tied to incident metabolic syndrome
August 25, 2016

Longer duration and greater severity of obesity may contribute to the risk for incident metabolic syndrome, suggesting that weight loss should be recommended to all people with obesity, even those who are metabolically healthy, according to researchers.

Greater severity and longer duration of obesity were also associated with increased risk for metabolic syndrome components.

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GH therapy continuation in Prader-Willi syndrome beneficial

August 25, 2016
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High drug prices result of government protection in US

August 25, 2016
The high cost of prescription drugs in the United States is the result of drug manufacturers being granted government-protected monopolies, according to data published…
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HbA1c more sensitive than OGTT for identifying prediabetes

August 25, 2016
HbA1c and oral glucose tolerance tests used to identify prediabetes yielded conflicting results in both Hispanic and non-Hispanic white populations in New Mexico, study…
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New European blood pressure targets for diabetes may put patients at risk

August 24, 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.

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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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