ACROSCORE: A New and Simple Tool for Diagnosing AcromegalyACROSCORE: A New and Simple Tool for Diagnosing Acromegaly

A novel scoring tool has been developed that may play an important role in the diagnosis of this rare disease. Clinical Endocrinology
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(MedPage Today) -- But GDM diagnosed after 26 weeks'gestation not associated with excess risk versus no diabetes
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A new study adds evidence to the ongoing insulin price controversy in the US, finding that 25% of patients with diabetes underuse insulin on cost grounds, which adversely affects their glycemic control.Medscape Medical News
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(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the emotional consequences of gun violence, a single test to diagnose diabetes, use of medicines to help addiction after opioid overdose, and screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm
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Authors: Cavalcante DD, Pinto-Quidute AR, Alves-Martins MR, Walter-de-Aguiar AS, Lima-Cid AM, Silva PG, Cavalcante RF, Costa FW Abstract BACKGROUND: Sheehan's syndrome (SS) is one of the leading causes of hypopituitarism in developing countries. It occurs after postpartum necrosis of the pituitary gland, and it is considered a significant public health problem. This paper, apparently unpublished, aimed to perform an analysis on oral aspects in patients with SS. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed with 23 women diagnosed with SS at the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes (Walter Cant&i...
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
Authors: Bruzda-Zwiech A, SzczepaƄska J, Zwiech R Abstract BACKGROUND: In hemodialysis (HD) patients, xerostomia and hyposalivation may intensify sensations of thirst, and contribute to the intake of fluids and excessive inter-dialytic weight gain (IWG). Since IWG is regarded to be higher in diabetic patients than in non-diabetics HD enhancing their mortality, it is crucial to define plausible underlying causes. Therefore, the study investigates factors contributing to the increased IWG in diabetic HD patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 97 HD patients (38 diabetics) receiving hemodialysis. All p...
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In a real-world comparison, the Senseonics Eversense CGM was more accurate than the Dexcom G5, and both were more accurate than the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Pro.Medscape Medical News
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Should metformin remain first line for the treatment of type 2 diabetes or not? That was the question. Passions were high during this entertaining debate in one of the first sessions at ADA this year.Medscape Medical News
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Conclusion: Correlation of rs13702 C allele with susceptibility to T2DM may be due to the higher level of LPL that leads to increased plasma fatty acids and its entry into peripheral tissues such as skeletal muscle, liver, and adipocytes causing development of insulin resistance and ultimately T2DM. PMID: 29930919 [PubMed]
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Data Presented at the 78th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced new data that show Repatha® (evolocumab) significantly reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) in patients with Type 2 diabetes and hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia, taking the maximum tolerated dose of moderate/high-intensity statin therapy. BANTING was a dedicated study evaluating the efficacy of Repatha (monthly dosing), in lowering LDL-C and improving o...
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In this study, we examine if the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke differ from that of the general population.MethodsData from the German Acromegaly Registry in seven specialized endocrine centres were analysed (n  = 479, 56% female, 46 years old at diagnosis, 5549 person-years from diagnosis). Standardized incidence ratios (SIR) were calculated as compared to the general population.ResultsMI and stroke incidences were very close to those of the general population with an SIR (95% CI) of 0.89 (0.47 –1.52, p = 0.80) for MI and 1.17 (0.66–1.93, p =&thi...
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