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Mild Renal Impairment and Efficacy and Safety of Liraglutide

Mild Renal Impairment and Efficacy and Safety of Liraglutide

Does mild renal insufficiency increase risk for adverse effects with this glucagon-like peptide 1 analogue?
Decreased GH Dose After Catch-up Growth in GH Deficiency

Decreased GH Dose After Catch-up Growth in GH Deficiency

How should growth hormone be dosed in children approaching puberty?
Iodine Pills: What to Tell Patients

Iodine Pills: What to Tell Patients

Dr. Richard Kloos explains when and why people should stock or take potassium iodide (KI) to combat potential radiation exposure.
Orlistat in Overweight and Obese Patients With PCOS

Orlistat in Overweight and Obese Patients With PCOS

Can this weight loss agent help improve the cardiovascular risk profile of patients with PCOS?
Supplements and Herbals for Improved Thyroid Function

Supplements and Herbals for Improved Thyroid Function

Thyroid hormone-containing natural products, often marketed for weight loss, are not regulated by the FDA. What are the risks?
Hyperglycemia: A Very Early Warning of Coronary Risk?

Hyperglycemia: A Very Early Warning of Coronary Risk?

Even small elevations in A1c may predict heart disease, according to studies discussed in this recap.
CMV-Seropositivity in Patients With Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

CMV-Seropositivity in Patients With Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

New research compares T cell populations in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis to patients with other T cell-mediated autoimmune diseases.
Testosterone Therapy in Men With T2D and Metabolic Syndrome

Testosterone Therapy in Men With T2D and Metabolic Syndrome

The results from a new meta-analysis sheds light on the metabolic effects of testosterone therapy in men with type 2 diabetes or the metabolic syndrome.
Development of Obesity-Associated Secondary Hypogonadism

Development of Obesity-Associated Secondary Hypogonadism

Learn about the complex inter-relationships between obesity, T2DM, sleep disorders, and hypogonadism in men.
Response in Cushing's Syndrome Treated With Mifepristone

Response in Cushing's Syndrome Treated With Mifepristone

What are strong drivers of response to mifepristone therapy in patients with Cushing disease?
Birth Order Progressively Affects Childhood Height

Birth Order Progressively Affects Childhood Height

Want to solve a family argument? This research will answer the question of who is taller... You or your older sibling.
Calorie Restriction and Gastric Bypass Effects on FGF21

Calorie Restriction and Gastric Bypass Effects on FGF21

Does Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery cause metabolic effects independent of weight loss?
Hyperparathyroidism With Hypercortisolism & Hyperthyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism With Hypercortisolism & Hyperthyroidism

What should you be concerned about when managing primary hyperparathyroidism in elderly patients?
Fat Percentages and Serum Lipid Levels in Adults

Fat Percentages and Serum Lipid Levels in Adults

How does regional fat distribution affect lipid profile and cardiovascular risk?
Anti-obesity Pharmacotherapy in Prediabetes to Prevent T2D

Anti-obesity Pharmacotherapy in Prediabetes to Prevent T2D

Can these anti-obesity agents effectively prevent prediabetes from developing into type 2 diabetes?
AACE and ACE Position Statement on Testosterone and CV Risk

AACE and ACE Position Statement on Testosterone and CV Risk

The AACE and ACE issue a joint position statement regarding the connection between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk in hypogonadal men.
Beta Cells: 'Where It All Begins'

Beta Cells: 'Where It All Begins'

How does dietary fat affect beta cell function in diabetes patients? Dr. Raghu Mirmira talks to Dr. Anne Peters about the research presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association.
How Does Exercise Affect Lipid Metabolism?

How Does Exercise Affect Lipid Metabolism?

People who exercise regularly have lower plasma triglyceride concentrations, but what are the mechanisms responsible for this phenomenon?
Complications of Diabetic Neuropathy: EASD Takeaways

Complications of Diabetic Neuropathy: EASD Takeaways

Urogenital dysfunction, walking impairment, and pain are common complications of diabetic neuropathy. Solomon Tesfaye comments on the latest EASD studies in this field.