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Diabetic Retinopathy Common in Hospitalized Diabetics

Close to half of hospitalized diabetics have diabetic retinopathy and the condition has not been previously diagnosed in about a quarter, according to a small study from Pennsylvania.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Women With Breast Cancer

How prevalent are thyroid disorders among breast cancer patients?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Patient-Centered Management in Pancreatic Cancer CME/CE

This activity is intended for oncologists, gastroenterologists, oncology nurses, and other members of the pancreatic cancer care team.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Incidental Thyroid Nodules in Non-FDG PET

A recent retrospective analysis of non-FDG PET nuclear medicine studies shows that although incidental focal thyroid findings are few, they come with a fairly high rate of malignancy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Anticipating ENDO

An endocrinologist shares his reasons for attending the largest gathering of US endocrinologists each year.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Psychiatric Disorders

Thyroid dysfunction and psychiatric disorders -- are they related? The authors investigate the possible association using data from the ELSA-Brasil study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Why I Prescribe Weight Loss Drugs

An endocrinologist shares her insights and experiences in treating obese patients with prescription medications.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Surgery for hyperparathyroidism is associated with reduced fracture risk

Surgery to remove the parathyroid is associated with a reduced risk of fractures in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, an observational study in Annals of Internal Medicine has found.1 The researchers also found that treatment with bisphosphonate was associated with increased bone mineral density but not fewer fractures.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Clinical Evolution of Post-transplant Diabetes Mellitus

A new study sheds light on the progression of prediabetes and post-transplant diabetes mellitus among renal transplant patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Surgery Best to Reduce Fractures in Hyperparathyroidism

Surgically removing the tumor significantly reduces fracture risk over time in primary hyperparathyroidism, whereas bisphosphonate therapy increases fracture risk despite improving bone-mineral density.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Notes from the Field: Thyrotoxicosis After Consumption of Dietary Supplements Purchased Through the Internet — Staten Island, New York, 2015

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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Insulin-Like Growth Factors and Risk of T2 Diabetes Mellitus

This study investigated the potential role of serum concentrations of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 in the development of T2DM.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Low Thyroid Function Linked to Greater Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Thyroid abnormalities have long been linked to type 1 diabetes, but this large population-based study suggests an association with type 2 diabetes as well.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Surgically Ablated Thyroid Cancer Does Not Need Adjuvant RAI

In patients with intermediate-risk thyroid cancer that has been surgically ablated, adjuvant radioiodine therapy may not be necessary.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Ovary-Sparing Hysterectomy May Accelerate Menopause Onset

Women undergoing ovary-sparing hysterectomy experienced menopause nearly 2 years earlier than women who did not have hysterectomy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Subclinical or Autoimmune Hypothyroidism No Barrier to Conception, Live Birth

Subclinical hypothyroidism or thyroid autoimmunity have no effect on a woman's chance of conceiving and achieving a live birth, according to new research.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Thyroid Cancer Incidence May Be Leveling Off in US

More conservative guidelines and changes in practice patterns might be helping to curb the 'epidemic of diagnosis' of thyroid cancer in the United States.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Thyroid Cancer Subtype Reclassified as Noncancer

For the first time in the modern era, a type of cancer is being reclassified as a noncancer, which changes clinical management of thousands of patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Studies Suggest Ways to Improve Gestational Diabetes Outcomes

Screening women earlier for gestational diabetes and treating those who meet lower diagnostic criteria may reduce adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes, according to two new studies.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Change Cutoff to 55 Years in Staging for Thyroid Cancer

Experts call for the cutoff to be changed from 45 to 55 years old in the AJCC/UICC staging system for well-differentiated thyroid cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago