THRT Reduces CVD in Diabetic Nephropathy With Hypothyroidism THRT Reduces CVD in Diabetic Nephropathy With Hypothyroidism

The administration of thyroid hormone replacement therapy may help lower the risk of developing CVD among patients with subclinical hypothyroidism and diabetic nephropathy.Endocrine Practice
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Every day we care for older hospitalized adults who are at risk for orthostatic hypotension. Take the case of Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith, is a 83 year-old gentleman who had been admitted to the hospital with congestive heart failure; additionally, he had multiple comorbid diagnoses including diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, depression, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. His medications included furesomide 40  mg twice a day, potassium 20 meq daily, lisinopril 40 mg daily, levothyroxine 100 mcg daily and sertraline 100 mg daily.
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One day, I was full of moderate despair, overworked, befuddled by the EHR with a tinge of burnout, staring at my computer, I treated myself to something I’ve not done before. It was my 62nd birthday that day, and I gave myself a birthday present. Before rising from that swivel chair, I had written down on a sticky pad the day that would be my retirement date, exactly one year after the expiration of my contract which I would be willing to extend no more than another year. We try to keep ourselves productive in life because it is finite. Having my professional years identifiably finite would keep the remaining time fo...
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Publication date: April 2018Source: Pregnancy Hypertension, Volume 12Author(s): Sara Ornaghi, Paola Algeri, Lyudmyla Todyrenchuk, Emanuela Vertemati, Patrizia VerganiAbstractObjectivesTo investigate the effects of excessive pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and abnormal gestational weight gain on adverse outcomes in women with chronic hypertension (CH).Study designA retrospective cohort study of CH women with singleton pregnancy delivered at our Institution in 2002–2013. Women were categorized as normal, overweight, and obese, according to their pre-pregnancy BMI. Further stratification was based on gestational wei...
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018Source: The Lancet Diabetes &Endocrinology, Volume 6, Issue 7Author(s): Simone De Leo, Elizabeth N PearceSummaryUnderstanding of changes in thyroid function and the consequences of thyroid disease during pregnancy has rapidly grown in the past two decades, and revised American Thyroid Association guidelines on this topic were published in 2017. This Review explores the association between thyroid autoimmunity and complications during and after pregnancy. Thyroid autoimmunity refers to the presence of antibodies to thyroperoxidase or thyroglobulin, or thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor antib...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionSubclinical hypothyroidism likely have significant effect on insulin resistance as major diabetes risk factors and also cardiovascular disease risk factors such as homocysteine. The direct correlation between HOM-IR with serum homocysteine level indicate the possible role of insulin resistance in elevation of serum homocysteine in SCH patient group.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn addition to glycemic status, screening of thyroid disorder should be routinely done in type 2 diabetic subjects along with other comorbid conditions.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research, Volume 103Author(s): Mashhood Ahmed SheikhAbstractObjectiveMany researchers view retrospective reports with skepticism. Indeed, the observed association between retrospectively-reported childhood disadvantage (CD) and morbidity in adulthood has been criticized as an artefactual correlation driven by the psychological state of the respondent at the time of reporting (current psychological state). The aim of this study was to assess the role of current psychological state in the association between childhood disadvantage and morbidity in adulthood.MethodsT...
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This study highlighted an increased risk of cataract surgery with prolonged use of fibrates, but not of statins. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 29992538 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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This study examines the possible connection.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &Metabolism
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Conclusions SCH is associated with an increased CVD risk and all-cause mortality, particularly in participants with high CVD risk. PMID: 29978767 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
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