Endocrinological aspects of HIV infection

ConclusionsClinicians need to have a high index of suspicion for endocrine abnormalities in people with HIV as they can be potentially life threatening if untreated. Endocrine evaluation should be pursued as in the general population, with focus on prevention, early detection and treatment to improve quality of life and longevity.
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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Authors: Giraudo SQ, Rivera-Gonzalez N, Berg A, Hartzell D, Grossman BM Abstract Childhood obesity is a pressing public health issue, especially in the Hispanic community. Two pilot studies were performed; Study 1 was performed to assess the effect of a nutrition education intervention on the nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Hispanic children in an after-school program. Nutrition educational lessons were administered 1 h per week. Evaluation was conducted as a baseline Pre-test, a Post-test (following the last session) and a 4-month follow-up. Children showed a significant decrease in the co...
Source: Ecology of Food and Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Tags: Ecol Food Nutr Source Type: research
Reporting preliminary results of another potential'male pill', researchers are optimistic that a contraceptive for men will be commercially available within a decade.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
This study examined the discursive power relations that shape how general practitioners (GPs) understand and talk about obesity using a novel methodology to elicit responses from GPs about raising the topic of weight. Twenty GPs from the South West of England reflected upon novel trigger films simulating doctor-patient interactions, in which a doctor either acknowledged or ignored their patient's body weight. Underpinned by a discourse analytic approach, our findings suggest that GPs both reproduce and resist moral discourse surrounding body weight. They construct obesity as an individual behavioural problem whilst simulta...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- Endocrine Society issued new diabetes clinical practice guidelines for older adults
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
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Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Nutrition Source Type: blogs
OBJECTIVE: To assess work ability and productivity in patients with diabetic foot. METHODS: This investigation was a cross-sectional controlled study. A total of 117 individuals were selected from March to June 2014 and allocated to group A (patients without diabetes, n=43), group B (diabetes patients without foot ulcers, n=43), or group C (patients with diabetic foot, n=31). Two validated instruments, the Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ) and the Work Productivity and Activity Impairment Questionnaire General Health v2.0 (WPAI-GH), were used to assess work ability and productivity. RESULTS: The groups were homogeneous ...
Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
A behavioral modification program may help improve menstrual regularity among overweight women with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
Conditions:   Overweight;   Obesity Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: High dose IQP-LU-104 (5120mg);   Dietary Supplement: Low dose IQP-LU-104 (2560mg);   Dietary Supplement: Placebo Sponsor:   InQpharm Group Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Diabetic Neuropathy Peripheral Interventions:   Device: High tone power therapy;   Other: Selected Physical Therapy Program Sponsor:   October 6 University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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