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Fat Percentages and Serum Lipid Levels in Adults

Fat Percentages and Serum Lipid Levels in Adults

How does regional fat distribution affect lipid profile and cardiovascular risk?......[Read More]
Predictors of Quality of Life in Treated Cushing's Disease

Predictors of Quality of Life in Treated Cushing's Disease

Do patients with biochemical remission in Cushing syndrome actually feel like they're in remission?......[Read More]
Top 10 Articles for Endocrinologists in 2011

Top 10 Articles for Endocrinologists in 2011

What were the most popular articles for endocrinologists on Medscape this past year?......[Read More]
EMPA-REG: Insights From a Lead Investigator

EMPA-REG: Insights From a Lead Investigator

Dr Bernard Zinman, one of the lead investigators of the headline-grabbing EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial, shares his thoughts about its potential implications for the treatment landscape of type 2 diabetes.......[Read More]
Is the Diabetes Epidemic Leveling Off?

Is the Diabetes Epidemic Leveling Off?

Diabetes incidence may be leveling off, but not in all populations. Dr Nichols describes trends reported in two new studies.......[Read More]
Levothyroxine Affects Inflammatory Markers in Hypothyroidism

Levothyroxine Affects Inflammatory Markers in Hypothyroidism

Find out how levothyroxine therapy affects inflammatory biomarkers in patients with hypothyroidism.......[Read More]
Graves Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy: A Clinical Update

Graves Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy: A Clinical Update

How should Graves hyperthyroidism be treated during pregnancy?......[Read More]
Motivational Interviewing and Lifestyle Change

Motivational Interviewing and Lifestyle Change

With relatively little training, clinicians can use motivational interviewing techniques that encourage patients to actively participate in lifestyle changes.......[Read More]
Thermogenesis-Based Interventions for Obesity and T2DM

Thermogenesis-Based Interventions for Obesity and T2DM

Simple steps, like walking faster, can dramatically increase the number of calories burned per day.......[Read More]
Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes: How Low Should We Go?

Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes: How Low Should We Go?

Could tight blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease do more harm than good?......[Read More]
What Effect Does Smoking Cessation Have on Diabetes Risk?

What Effect Does Smoking Cessation Have on Diabetes Risk?

Clinicians may be surprised about the short-term risk of type 2 diabetes associated with smoking cessation.......[Read More]
Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

What health risks are associated with high triglyceride levels?......[Read More]
Omitting Late-Night Eating and Hypoglycemia in T2D

Omitting Late-Night Eating and Hypoglycemia in T2D

Can patients using once-nightly basal insulin safely skip an evening meal?......[Read More]
Gender Differences and Mortality in Patients With Diabetes

Gender Differences and Mortality in Patients With Diabetes

Does patient gender or timing of diagnosis affect mortality in patients with diabetes? Dr. Gregory Nichols comments on this study from Diabetes Care.......[Read More]
Morbidity & Mortality in Surgically Treated Hyperthyroidism

Morbidity & Mortality in Surgically Treated Hyperthyroidism

Does thyroidectomy increase risk for hospitalizations or death associated with cardiovascular disease?......[Read More]
Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Is this trace mineral necessary for proper thyroid function?......[Read More]
Potassium and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Potassium and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Can drug-induced hypokalemia increase risk for type 2 diabetes?......[Read More]
Postprandial Effects in Obese Women Who Eat Slowly

Postprandial Effects in Obese Women Who Eat Slowly

Gain a better understanding of the association between meal duration, metabolism, and appetite in obese women.......[Read More]
73rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

73rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

Read about the effect of calcium carbonate on levothyroxine absorption, PET scanning in thyroid cancer, and other topics......[Read More]