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Patients with Addison's disease show no increase in adipose tissue

November 17, 2017

Although patients with Addison’s disease who were treated with glucocorticoids demonstrated increased cortisol exposure, they did not have increased levels of visceral abdominal adipose tissue compared with healthy controls, study data showed.

However, researchers reported that patients with Addison’s disease had a higher prevalence of metabolic syndrome and exhibited several biomarkers for cardiovascular disease.

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Long-acting pasireotide safe, effective for recurrent Cushing’s disease

October 20, 2017
In patients with persistent or recurring Cushing’s disease after surgery, monthly pasireotide was safe and effective, leading to normal urinary free cortisol…
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Salivary cortisol biomarker may improve glucocorticoid therapy management

October 5, 2017
In patients with adrenal insufficiency, salivary cortisol rhythm may serve as a useful biomarker to evaluate the adequacy of glucocorticoid replacement, according to…
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Primary aldosteronism may be cause behind secondary osteoporosis

August 14, 2017
Patients with secondary osteoporosis are 10 times more likely to have primary aldosteronism than patients without osteoporosis, according to findings from an Italian…
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Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema: Optimal Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Vision Preservation and Restoration

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

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) are 2 of the most common causes of blindness among…
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Increased awareness needed in treatment of adrenal incidentalomas

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The Future of the Lipid Panel: An NLA Expert Discussion

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

Past-President of the National Lipid Association and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Dr. W…
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