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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?
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.
Diabetes 'Stars' to Headline EASD 2015

Diabetes 'Stars' to Headline EASD 2015

EASD President Andrew Boulton offers a sneak peek at the program of the upcoming European meeting in Stockholm.
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.
Impaired Gallbladder Motility and Metformin in PCOS

Impaired Gallbladder Motility and Metformin in PCOS

Does metformin improve gallbladder motility?
Hyperparathyroidism With Hypercortisolism & Hyperthyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism With Hypercortisolism & Hyperthyroidism

What should you be concerned about when managing primary hyperparathyroidism in elderly patients?
Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

What health risks are associated with high triglyceride levels?
Prevalence of MetS and Metabolically Healthy Obesity

Prevalence of MetS and Metabolically Healthy Obesity

How common is 'healthy' obesity among different populations?
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.
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?
Weight Loss Drugs: What Works?

Weight Loss Drugs: What Works?

In spite of numerous setbacks, the quest to find a safe and effective weight-loss drug continues.
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.
Higher Free Thyroxine Levels Are Associated With Frailty

Higher Free Thyroxine Levels Are Associated With Frailty

Does thyroid dysfunction contribute to frailty in older men?