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Trump’s transgender military ban prompts discussion on treatment costs, burden

Trump’s transgender military ban prompts discussion on treatment costs, burden
July 26, 2017

The decision by President Donald Trump to reinstitute a ban on transgender adults serving in the U.S. military, citing “tremendous medical costs,” has brought criticism from endocrinologists, who are quick to note that any treatment costs related to transgender care are far from excessive.

In a series of Twitter posts Wednesday morning, Trump stated that, after consulting with generals and military experts, the government will not “accept or allow” transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.

Phthalates associated with chronic disease in men

July 26, 2017
Men with higher concentrations of total phthalates had a greater risk for CVD, type 2 diabetes and high BP, according to a study published in Environmental Research. …
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Exercise, dieting in pregnancy lowers risk for diabetes, weight gain, C-section

July 26, 2017
Pregnant women who adhere to interventions based on healthy diet and moderate physical activity are less likely to develop gestational diabetes, gain excess weight or…
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Bariatric surgery type may predict postoperative BMI

July 26, 2017
Adults who undergo bariatric surgery have a greater chance of reducing BMI to less than 30 kg/m2 if they undergo a sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass or duodenal switch…
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NASH linked to early markers of hypertrophy

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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 2

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The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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