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Obesity-Child-Feature

Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents | Feature

According to published data, severe obesity affects about 4.5 million children and adolescents in the United States, and another 22 million are classified as being overweight. With

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physician-doctor-angry-frustrated-burn-out-burnout-telephone-communicate

Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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allergy-food-allergies-allergen

Food is Medicine for HIV-Positive, Type 2 Diabetes Patients | News Brief

Study finds good nutrition improves medication adherence, mental health. HIV-positive people who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their

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Diabetes-Overtreated-Feature

What Primary Care Providers Should Know About Diabetic Neuropathy | News Brief

New guidelines equip physicians with better information on the condition. An estimated 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes develop some form of diabetic neuropathy, or

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AUA-Kidneys.1.122514807-1

An Early Warning Sign for Chronic Kidney Disease | Feature

Elevated levels of soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) are associated with poor outcomes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and progressive loss of kidney function affects about 11%

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update-obesityepidemic-feature

Obesity & Orthopedic Trauma | Feature

Studies have shown that the prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased substantially over the past 2 decades. Obesity is associated with many other disease

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doctor-patient-physician-talking-exam-elderly-geriatrics

Improving Lifestyles, One Patient at a Time | Feature

I’m sure a lot of people received health-related presents this past holiday season. But will they make us healthier? How many Fitbits are gathering dust, uncharged? How

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Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Gut Inflammation, Bacteria Changes | News Brief

Signature gut modifications differ from inflammation seen with celiac disease. People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria¬—a pattern that differs

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Metabolic-Syndrome

Millions of People with Metabolic Syndrome May Need More Vitamin E | News Brief

Surveys estimate that 92% of men, 96% of women in the U.S. fail to get an adequate daily intake of vitamin E. New research has shown that

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PreopStatins-AAA-Repair-Feature

Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins in Treatment and Prevention | News Brief

The link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential. World-renowned researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as well as Harvard Medical

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fat-thin-obese-obesity-diet-body-type-woman-weight-heavy

Time-Restricted Feeding Shown to Help in Shedding Body Fat | News Brief

Study: eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger, changes 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are

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sugar-diet-food-diabetes

New Study: Dietary Sugar Guidelines Based on Low-Quality Evidence | News Brief

Nutritional guidelines restricting sugar intake are not based on high-quality science, finds new study led by McMaster University and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The paper

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robots-standardize-individualize-patients-doctors-standards-cookbook

To Standardize or Not to Standardize? | Medical Blog

How much can we standardize medicine, and even if we can, is that a good thing? There was a meeting yesterday for all of our Ambulatory Care

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mixer-bartender-drinking-alcohol-cocktail

Treating cancer with drugs for diabetes and hypertension | Medical Blog

A combination of a diabetes medication and an antihypertensive drug can effectively combat cancer cells. The team of researchers led by Prof. Michael Hall at the Biozentrum

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bariatricsurg-mentalhealth-feature

CME/CE: Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health | Medical Blog

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery, particularly depression and binge eating disorder. These conditions may represent mental health comorbidities of obesity and warrant the same attention, both pre- and postoperatively, as more commonly discussed physical health comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension.

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bariatricsurg-mentalhealth-feature

Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health | Feature

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery, particularly depression and binge eating disorder. These conditions may represent mental health comorbidities of obesity and warrant the same attention, both pre- and postoperatively, as more commonly discussed physical health comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension.

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disparities-olderpatients-diabetes-feature

CME/CE: Disparities in Older Patients with Diabetes | Feature

Research suggests that racial disparities in risk factor control among older adults with diabetes cannot be fully explained by demographic or clinical characteristics. Efforts to reduce these disparities are critical to optimizing care for this older adult patient population.

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disparities-olderpatients-diabetes-feature

Disparities in Older Patients With Diabetes | Feature

Research suggests that racial disparities in risk factor control among older adults with diabetes cannot be fully explained by demographic or clinical characteristics. Efforts to reduce these disparities are critical to optimizing care for this older adult patient population.

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Holiday Spirit medical cartoon

Keep the Holiday Spirit in Your Heart | Feature

“Keep the Holiday Spirit in your heart all year long. It will leave less room for cholesterol!”    

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parachute-jump-bail

Should patients bail out when their doctor is burned out? | Feature

Google “physician burnout epidemic,” and you will find quite a few articles and blog posts on the subject. By all accounts, physician burnout is getting worse. Causes

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