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Drinking coffee reduces risk for death, negative health outcomes

November 22, 2017

Consuming coffee lowered the risk for death and a broad spectrum of health outcomes, according to a report recently published in BMJ.

“It is important to systematically assess the totality of higher level evidence of the effects of coffee consumption on all health outcomes,” Robin Poole, MB, ChB, MSc, of the academic unit of primary care and population sciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and colleagues wrote. “This approach can help contextualize the magnitude of the association across health outcomes and importantly assess the existing research for any harm that could be associated with increased consumption.”

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Should children with type 1 diabetes and dyslipidemia be treated with lipid-lowering medications?

Endocrine Today, November 2017
PoinT Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality in people with diabetes. This includes patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in childhood…
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As obesity rate rises, ‘double diabetes’ looms large

Endocrine Today, November 2017
An October report from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics revealed a startling increase in the prevalence of obesity in the U.S., with rates now…
Diabetes in Real Life

Daily foot care can prevent later problems

Endocrine Today, November 2017
In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with podiatrist Mark Hinkes, DPM, about foot problems that commonly affect people with diabetes. Hinkes:

Back-to-basics approach to diabetic neuropathy can prevent, relieve painful symptoms

Endocrine Today, November 2017
Diabetic neuropathy remains one of the most common chronic complications of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to the National Institute of Neurological…
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Ace the Case: A 39-Year-Old Man with Progressive Weight Gain

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This “Ace the Case” activity will use a case study to discuss obesity management in a patient with progressive weight…
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VIDEO: Patients not seeking, providers not offering enough obesity care

November 2, 2017
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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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