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Liraglutide shows promise for weight loss in teens with obesity

Liraglutide shows promise for weight loss in teens with obesity
April 1, 2020

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Neonatal hypoglycemia less common with stricter gestational diabetes diagnosis standards

March 10, 2020
More pregnant Japanese women have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes and fewer births have resulted in neonatal hypoglycemia since Japan adopted new criteria for…
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Bone strength persists 1 year after sleeve gastrectomy for teens, young adults with obesity

March 5, 2020
Adolescents and young adults with obesity who underwent sleeve gastrectomy experienced a reduction in bone mineral density measures in the year after surgery when…
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Exenatide offers benefits beyond BMI reduction for teens with obesity

March 2, 2020
Adolescents with obesity assigned the weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide for 6 months experienced a modest reduction in BMI along with improvements in several…
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