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Several medications safe for comanagement of type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis

June 23, 2017

A recent comprehensive review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism identifies metformin, sulfonylureas, DPP-IV inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists as preferred therapies for type 2 diabetes in adults who also have osteoporosis.

Stavroula A. Paschou, MD, PhD, of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and colleagues systematically reviewed past human studies and guidelines to develop recommendations for choosing medications to use when a patient has diabetes and osteoporosis.

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Childhood fractures not predictive of BMD, bone strength in young men

June 23, 2017
The occurrence of fractures in boys did not predict bone fragility of men in early adulthood, study data from Switzerland and the Netherlands showed.
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Transition to denosumab monotherapy after combination results in favorable BMD changes

June 22, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who switched from combination denosumab therapy to denosumab monotherapy experienced the most favorable total and cortical…
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Cadmium exposure increases osteoporosis risk in Chinese adults

June 22, 2017
Chinese adults living in areas exposed to cadmium pollution for at least 15 years are more likely to develop osteoporosis and show signs of renal impairment compared…
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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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Diabetic Retinopathy: Preferred Practice Patterns in Screening and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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Several medications safe for comanagement of type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis

June 23, 2017
A recent comprehensive review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism identifies metformin, sulfonylureas, DPP-IV…

In the Journals Plus

Childhood fractures not predictive of BMD, bone strength in young men

June 23, 2017
The occurrence of fractures in boys did not predict bone fragility of men in early adulthood, study data from Switzerland and the Netherlands

In the Journals PlusPerspective

Transition to denosumab monotherapy after combination results in favorable BMD changes

June 22, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who switched from combination denosumab therapy to denosumab monotherapy experienced the most favorable total…

In the Journals Plus

Cadmium exposure increases osteoporosis risk in Chinese adults

June 22, 2017
Chinese adults living in areas exposed to cadmium pollution for at least 15 years are more likely to develop osteoporosis and show signs of renal…

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Romosozumab reduced vertebral fracture risk in older women with osteoporosis

June 14, 2017
MADRID — Treatment with a novel sclerostin inhibitor, romosozumab, was associated with a reduced rate of vertebral fractures at 12 months…

ACR releases updated recommendations for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

June 8, 2017
The American College of Rheumatology has released an updated guideline for the treatment of patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis…

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Pheochromocytoma may reduce bone mass at the lumbar spine

June 7, 2017
Adults with pheochromocytoma had lower bone mass at the lumbar spine compared with adults with nonfunctional adrenal incidentaloma, according to…

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Calcium supplementation in pregnancy associated with sex-specific childhood bone development

June 7, 2017
In a rural African community where calcium intake is low, maternal calcium supplementation during pregnancy was associated with childhood growth and…

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Long-term bisphosphonate use linked with increased risk for fracture in older women vs short-term use

June 5, 2017
Among older women with a high risk of fracture, 10 years to 13 years of oral bisphosphonate use was linked with an increased risk for fracture…

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Antiretroviral therapy linked with subclinical renal dysfunction, bone loss in young patients with HIV

June 5, 2017
Young adults with HIV showed subclinical markers of renal dysfunction associated with tenofovir exposure, while exposures to didanosine and

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