Meeting News

Treatment of pediatric obesity comorbidities simplified in new algorithm

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — A new set of guidelines for managing comorbidities associated with pediatric obesity, including dyslipidemia, thyroid conditions…
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Disease severity, treatment needs prompt type 2 diabetes disclosure in workplace

June 28, 2017
Adults with long-standing type 2 diabetes who use injectable medications, such as insulin, or take at least 10 sick days per year are more likely to…
In the Journals

CDC annual report: Prescription drug use, obesity rates increase

June 28, 2017
Life expectancy is up and tobacco use is down, but there are still several concerning health indicators in the CDC’s 40th annual report on…
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Diabetes distress tied to higher HbA1c, missed insulin doses in type 1 diabetes

June 28, 2017
Adults with type 1 diabetes who report higher levels of diabetes distress are more likely to miss insulin boluses and have a higher HbA1c over 9…

ACP: Supreme Court permitting parts of travel ban ‘creates uncertainty’

June 28, 2017
The June 26 Supreme Court decision to allow parts of President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to take effect generates…

ACP: Postponed vote confirms flaws of the Senate health care act

June 28, 2017
The Senate’s decision to postpone the vote on its Better Care Reconciliation Act confirms that the legislation is vitally flawed, according to…
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Testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin inversely linked with metabolic syndrome in Korean men

June 28, 2017
Testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin both demonstrated an inverse association with metabolic syndrome in men, researchers in Korea
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Bone score may predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women on bisphosphonate therapy

June 28, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis prescribed oral bisphosphonate therapy for at least 4 years were more likely to sustain a fracture if they had…
Meeting News

Diabetes should be discussed with women of reproductive age

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — No matter the reason a woman of reproductive age with diabetes goes to see a medical professional, her diabetes must be part of…
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Glucocorticoid replacement doses tied to mortality risk in nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma

June 27, 2017
Patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma who receive daily hydrocortisone replacement doses greater than 20 mg are at increased risk for death…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of…
In the Journals

Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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Grading system may predict recurrence, progression of pituitary neuroendocrine tumors

June 27, 2017
The risk for recurrence or progression of pituitary neuroendocrine tumors in adults is significantly associated with age and tumor type, according to…
FDA News

FDA releases plan to expedite, promote generic drug development

June 27, 2017
As part of its effort to increase competition in the prescription drug market, the FDA released a list of drugs that are off-patent and…

Armed with CBO report, AAFP sharply critical of Senate health care bill

June 27, 2017
AAFP has unleashed a new round of criticism in the wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing an analysis of the Senate health care bill known…
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Diabetes, prediabetes prevalence high in Chinese adults

June 27, 2017
The overall prevalence of diabetes among adults in China reached nearly 11%, and prevalence of prediabetes reached nearly 36% in 2013, according to…
In the Journals

Acupuncture ineffective in treating infertility

June 27, 2017
Among Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, the use of acupuncture with or without clomiphene did not increase live births, compared with…
Meeting News

Tailor workouts to the patient’s diabetic condition

June 27, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Individualized exercise protocols may vary depending on the specific diabetic condition a person has, according to a presenter…
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School-based intervention for underserved children results in modest obesity rate reductions

June 27, 2017
An intervention aimed at reducing the prevalence of obesity and encouraging healthy behaviors in school-aged children in underserved communities…

CHOP named top hospital for pediatric diabetes, endocrinology

June 27, 2017
U.S. News & World Report ranked the nation’s leading pediatric hospitals, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received the…
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