Geriatric Anemia
This Geriatric Anemia CME activity is designed to guide PCPs through the differential diagnosis of geriatric anemia, specifically using mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and red blood cell Read more
Gut bacteria play critical role in anti-seizure effects of ketogenic diet, UCLA scientists report
The study is the first to establish a link between susceptibility to seizures and the gut microbiota — the 100 trillion or so bacteria and other microbes that reside in the human body’s Read more
Hormone Levels After Menopause Tied to Heart Risks
Higher ratios of testosterone to estradiol levels were associated with elevated risk for cardiovascular events in postmenopausal women, researchers found. Source: Hormone Levels After Read more
Researchers change clinical practice for infants with diabetes
Infants with diabetes can drop insulin syringes. This will be new clinical practice after a recent study. Researchers have been leading the work, which causes children worldwide to replace insulin syringes with tablets. Source: Researchers change clinical practice for infants with Read more
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Structured support for patients transitioning from pediatric to adult care for type 1 diabetes may improve outcomes, but those benefits are not sustained after completion of the Read more
Canagliflozin aids additional weight loss after refractory bariatric surgery
Adults who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced diabetes remission but later regained weight and redeveloped the disease experienced weight loss and improvements in cardiometabolic Read more
Long-Term Weight Loss Maintained at 15 Years With Metformin
The goal of this study was to identify predictors of long-term weight loss (LTWL) in patients who initially lost weight in one of three programs, for the improvement of weight management over 15 years. Source:Long-Term Weight Loss Maintained at 15 Years With Read more
Negative Affect, Diabetes Distress Increase Risk for Binge Eating in Type 1 Diabetes
Individuals who tend to experience negative affect and diabetes distress before eating are at increased risk for objective binge eating at an upcoming meal. Source: Negative Affect, Read more
Supplements, cancer therapies, endocrine-disrupting chemicals can alter thyroid function
Medications, supplements, excessive iodine intake and other exogenous substances including endocrine-disrupting chemicals can influence multiple thyroid effects that clinicians should Read more
Peanut OIT Anaphylaxis Risk Higher Than Placebo, Avoidance
Peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT) in clinical trials involving children was associated with substantially greater risk for anaphylaxis and other allergic reactions, compared to placebo or Read more