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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 study.

In an analysis of patient data, researchers also found that about one-quarter of patients with osteoporosis, hypertension and hypercalciuria are also affected with primary aldosteronism, suggesting the condition could be an underlying cause of unexplained osteoporosis.

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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia often leads to impaired executive function

August 11, 2017
Adolescents and adults with congenital adrenal hyperplasia demonstrated normal psychometric intelligence but had impaired executive functions compared with controls…
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Hypercalcemia common in young children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia raises risk for renal complications

August 8, 2017
Most children aged 6 years and younger with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia experience at least one episode of hypercalcemia, increasing their risk for developing…
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Ectopic Cushing’s syndrome associated with thoracic tumors

July 3, 2017
Results of a retrospective review conducted in southern India demonstrate that ectopic Cushing’s syndrome occurred most commonly in association with thoracic…
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Rapid Response from Austin: Expanding Options in Type 2 Diabetes Management

This activity is supported by educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Approximately 150 million people worldwide have diabetes mellitus and this number is expected to double by 2025…
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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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