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Take ‘innovative’ approach to managing obesity

June 22, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Understanding and overcoming barriers to managing patients with overweight and obesity is taking on even greater importance as more patients are affected, according to a presenter here at the annual meeting of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Kathleen Bornhoeft, DNP, APN-C, Drexel University, Philadelphia, cited data that indicate if current trends continue, health care expenditures in the United States attributable to overweight or obesity could exceed $957 billion by 2030.

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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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Concentrated broccoli sprout extract may reduce fasting blood glucose in type 2 diabetes, obesity

June 22, 2017
A small group of Scandinavian adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and obesity saw a reduction in both HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose with a daily supplement…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key changes such as a slower…
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Glycemic variability tied to depressive symptoms in diabetes

June 22, 2017
Older adults with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk for higher depressive symptoms with greater variability in glycemic control whereas mean HbA1c does not affect…
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen

The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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VIDEO: Beta-cell replacement will be future of diabetes care

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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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