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Acromegaly and pregnancy: a contemporary review

15 Aug, 2017 | 15:40h | UTC

Review: Acromegaly and pregnancy: a contemporary review – European Journal of Endocrinology (free)

 


Pathogenesis and management of hypoglycemia

15 Aug, 2017 | 15:41h | UTC

Review: Pathogenesis and management of hypoglycemia – European Journal of Endocrinology (free)

 


Autoimmune Abnormalities of Postpartum Thyroid Diseases

15 Aug, 2017 | 15:35h | UTC

Review: Autoimmune Abnormalities of Postpartum Thyroid Diseases – Frontiers in Endocrinology (free)

 


Midlife Vascular Risk Factors and Incident Dementia

14 Aug, 2017 | 18:08h | UTC

Associations Between Midlife Vascular Risk Factors and 25-Year Incident Dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Cohort – JAMA Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia – NIH News Releases (free) AND Midlife smoking, diabetes, and hypertension associated with late life dementia – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia – Medical News Today (free) AND Heart disease risk in middle age tied to dementia later – Reuters (free)

 


Free Online Course: Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease

14 Aug, 2017 | 00:15h | UTC

Starts Today! Free Online Course: Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease – The University of Sydney and Coursera

 


Exenatide for Parkinson’s disease?

11 Aug, 2017 | 16:48h | UTC

Exenatide once weekly versus placebo in Parkinson’s disease: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ to full-text)

Commentaries: Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson’s disease – NHS Choices (free) AND Diabetes drug could help those living with Parkinson’s disease, research reveals – The Guardian (free) AND First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped – BBC (free) AND Diabetes drug shows potential as disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson’s disease – University College London, via EurekAlert (free)

Small trial suggests exenatide is beneficial for motor symptoms in Parkinson disease. Larger trials showing improvements in quality of life are warranted. (see NHS Choices commentary)

 


Tall stature: a difficult diagnosis?

11 Aug, 2017 | 12:46h | UTC

Review: Tall stature: a difficult diagnosis? – Italian Journal of Pediatrics (free)

 


Neuroprotective Diets Are Associated with Better Cognitive Function

10 Aug, 2017 | 22:22h | UTC

Neuroprotective Diets Are Associated with Better Cognitive Function: The Health and Retirement Study – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (free)

Commentaries: Cognitive decline could be reduced with a Mediterranean-style diet – Medical News Today (free) AND Mediterranean-style diets linked to better brain function in older adults – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Research Summary (free)

 


National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

10 Aug, 2017 | 20:44h | UTC

National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support – Diabetes Care (free)

Commentary: New ADA/AADE Standards Combine Diabetes Education, Support – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Functional Gain and Pain Relief After Total Joint Replacement According to Obesity Status

10 Aug, 2017 | 19:27h | UTC

Functional Gain and Pain Relief After Total Joint Replacement According to Obesity Status – The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Joint Replacement Weight Loss Requirements Challenged – Medscape (free registration required) AND Pain relief, functional outcomes after joint replacement similar in obese and normal-weight patients – News Medical (free)

 


Continuous glucose monitoring in the ICU: clinical considerations and consensus

10 Aug, 2017 | 18:08h | UTC

Review: Continuous glucose monitoring in the ICU: clinical considerations and consensus – Critical Care (free)

 


Treating subclinical thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy probably has no benefit

9 Aug, 2017 | 17:36h | UTC

Treating subclinical thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy probably has no benefit – NIHR Signal (free) (RT see Tweet)

Related: Subclinical Hypothyroidism – NEJM Resident 360 (free) AND Levothyroxine Shows No Benefit in Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism – Physician’s First Watch (free)

“Treating subclinical thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy probably has no benefit” (RT @NIHR_DC see Tweet)

 


Clinical management of hypercholesterolaemia in patients with acute coronary syndromes

9 Aug, 2017 | 17:01h | UTC

ANMCO Scientific Statement: clinical management of hypercholesterolaemia in patients with acute coronary syndromes – European Heart Journal (free)

 


Dietary Approaches in the Management of Diabetic Patients with Kidney Disease

9 Aug, 2017 | 15:51h | UTC

Review: Dietary Approaches in the Management of Diabetic Patients with Kidney Disease – Nutrients (free)

 


Review of Pediatric Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

9 Aug, 2017 | 15:46h | UTC

Review of Pediatric Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma – Frontiers in Pediatrics (free)

 


Subclinical thyrotoxicosis: prevalence, causes and choice of therapy

7 Aug, 2017 | 22:01h | UTC

10 – Review: Subclinical thyrotoxicosis: prevalence, causes and choice of therapy – European Journal of Endocrinology (free)

 


Factors Associated With Achieving a Body Mass Index of Less Than 30 After Bariatric Surgery

5 Aug, 2017 | 19:05h | UTC

Factors Associated With Achieving a Body Mass Index of Less Than 30 After Bariatric Surgery – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Opting for Weight-Loss Surgery at Lower BMIs May Be Best for Patients’ Health, Study Suggests – University of Michigan, via NewsWise (free) AND Delayed Weight Loss Surgery Tied to Worse Outcomes – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Weight-loss surgery may work better when patients aren’t too obese – Reuters (free) AND With bariatric surgery, a patient’s starting weight makes a difference, study finds – STAT (free)

 


Association of Resistance Exercise With the Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome

5 Aug, 2017 | 19:15h | UTC

Association of Resistance Exercise, Independent of and Combined With Aerobic Exercise, With the Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Commentaries: Metabolic syndrome: An hour of resistance training per week may cut risk – Medical News Today (free) AND Resistance Training Tied to Lower Risk for Metabolic Syndrome – Physician’s First Watch (free)

 


Environmental/lifestyle factors in the pathogenesis and prevention of type 2 diabetes

5 Aug, 2017 | 18:11h | UTC

Review: Environmental/lifestyle factors in the pathogenesis and prevention of type 2 diabetes – BMC Medicine (free)

 


Mortality Risk After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Patients With and Without Diabetes

3 Aug, 2017 | 21:14h | UTC

All-Cause and Specific-Cause Mortality Risk After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Patients With and Without Diabetes (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Gastric Bypass Sharply Lowers Death Risk for People With Diabetes, Study Finds – AJMC (free)

Case-control study suggests the procedure may reduce the risk of death in patients with diabetes.

 


Atypical fracture with long-term bisphosphonate therapy is associated with altered cortical composition and reduced fracture resistance

3 Aug, 2017 | 20:55h | UTC

Atypical fracture with long-term bisphosphonate therapy is associated with altered cortical composition and reduced fracture resistance – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (free)

Commentaries: Long-Term Bisphosphonate Use Degrades Cortical Bone – Medscape (free registration required) AND How Do Bisphosphonates Cause Atypical Femoral Fractures? – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Study highlights underlying mechanisms of fractures associated with osteoporosis drug – Cornell University, via EurekAlert (free)

 


Quitting statins after stroke may raise risk of another stroke

3 Aug, 2017 | 19:43h | UTC

Utilization of Statins Beyond the Initial Period After Stroke and 1‐Year Risk of Recurrent Stroke – Journal of The American College of Cardiology (free)

Commentary: Quitting statins after stroke may raise risk of another stroke – AHA / ASA Newsroom (free) AND Many Stroke Patients Stop Statins or Never Start, With Dire Consequences – TCTMD (free) AND Stopping statins after stroke may increase second-stroke risk – Reuters (free)

 


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Long-Term Health Consequences

3 Aug, 2017 | 19:21h | UTC

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Long-Term Health Consequences – Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, via Medscape (free registration required)

 


Longer sleep is associated with lower BMI and favorable metabolic profiles

3 Aug, 2017 | 19:26h | UTC

Longer sleep is associated with lower BMI and favorable metabolic profiles in UK adults: Findings from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey – PLOS One (free)

Commentary: Short sleep linked to body mass, waist size – Reuters Health (free)

 


The Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents

1 Aug, 2017 | 22:39h | UTC

Report: The Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents: Shifting the Focus to Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Clustering – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

 


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