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Endocrinology

More Than One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Heard of MyPlate

Nov 30, 2022

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Just over one-quarter of U.S. adults had heard of the U.S. Department of Agriculture MyPlate, which serves as the primary educational tool to communicate fed...

New Evidence-Based Recommendations for Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

Nov 30, 2022

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinology guidelines features 170 updated and new evidence-based clinical practice recommendations for diabetes at every stage. COVID-19 vaccination, th...

Serum 25(OH)D Levels Linked to Diabetes in African-Americans

Nov 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are associated with diabetes risk in African-Americans (AAs), according to two studies published online in Nutriti...

Isolated Nail Psoriasis Does Not Increase Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Nov 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Isolated nail psoriasis (NP) is not significantly associated with an increased risk for metabolic syndrome, according to a letter to the editor recently publ...

Study Explores Weight Terminology That Youth Prefer, Dislike

Nov 22, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Many youth have a preference and dislike for terms of weight terminology, with differences seen across sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and weight sta...

Thermal Images Differentiate Healed From Unhealed Wounds

Nov 21, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Thermal images taken in home settings at week 0 can differentiate between healed and unhealed wounds on venous leg ulcers, according to a study published onli...

FDA: Patients Should Be Cautious When Using Online Pharmacies to Buy Meds

Nov 19, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to be careful when buying prescription medication online. While some pharmacy websites operate lega...

FDA Approves First Drug to Delay Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

Nov 19, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first drug that could delay the development of stage 3 type 1 diabetes in adults and children 8...

Health Coaching With Family Support Aids Patient Activation With Diabetes

Nov 16, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Structured support from family and friends may boost patient activation and healthy eating among people with diabetes, according to a study published onlin...

Symptom Burden Increases in Year Before Dialysis Initiation

Nov 15, 2022

TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For older adults with kidney failure, symptom burden worsens in the year before initiation of dialysis and stabilizes thereafter, according to a study publis...

Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Underutilized in the U.S.

Nov 15, 2022

TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Annual pediatric bariatric procedure rates increased from 2010 to 2017, but utilization is still low, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in Pediat...

California Voters Ban Flavored Tobacco, and a Cigarette Maker Is Suing

Nov 14, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Only one day after California voters approved allowing a state law banning flavored tobacco products to take effect, a tobacco giant has sued to prevent it.R....

Sustained low-carbohydrate diet may help prevent and manage type 2 diabetes

Nov 14, 2022

1. In this randomized controlled trial, sustained low-carbohydrate diet in patients with untreated hemoglobin A1c of 6.0%-6.9% led to improved hemoglobin A1c and glycemic control. 2. Furthermore, sust...

#VisualAbstract: Treatment with semaglutide reduced body mass index in adolescents with obesity

Nov 11, 2022

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#VisualAbstract: Pemafibrate does not reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes and elevated triglycerides

Nov 11, 2022

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Gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues use not associated with increased subsequent gender affirming hormone use

Nov 11, 2022

1. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue is not associated with subsequent gender affirming hormone use 2. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue and its benefits on mental health and cosmetics can...

Treatment with semaglutide in patients with obesity may be associated with weight loss

Nov 11, 2022

1. In this study, treatment with semaglutide at any of the 5 doses approved for long-term weight management led to significant weight loss at 3 and 6 months after medication initiation. 2. Furthermore...

Personalized Screening for Kidney Disease Evaluated in T1DM

Nov 10, 2022

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For persons with type 1 diabetes, a personalized alternative to annual urinary albumin screening can reduce the time spent with undetected kidney disease, a...

Links Explored Between Antidiabetic Meds, Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Nov 10, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), exposure to antihyperglycemic medications (A-HgMs) is associated with a decreased risk for developing multiple scle...

Standard Testosterone Threshold Not Accurate for Younger Men

Nov 10, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Age-specific cutoff points for low testosterone among men aged 20 to 44 years are substantially higher than the standard cutoff point, according to a study ...