From the Journals
Thyroid dysfunction early in pregnancy may increase risk of gestational diabetes.
As the number of bariatric surgeries has grown, the number of revisional operations has also risen.
Patients may see many choices, from vagal nerve blockade to “rogue” procedures.
Evidence on surgical efficacy has accumulated.
Survey reveals that diabetes’ biggest effect is lost sleep.
Four fatalities followed gastric perforation within a month of balloon placement.
The work adds a new dimension to previous research regarding individuals with obesity.
Metformin with or without rosiglitazone may diminish bone formation.
Austin, Tex. – This is in addition to reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or nonfatal stroke.
BOSTON – In real-world use, type 1 diabetes patients had more time in the euglycemic range.
Encourage rehydration with water rather than sports drinks.
BOSTON – Acute weight loss may have long-term implications.
Higher drug costs have been the main driver of spending growth since 1996.
The new ACC/AHA BP guidelines fit the system approach to primary care that has transformed U.S. medicine over the past decade.
The upper limit of the confidence interval for difference between groups did not meet the prespecified value for noninferiority.
Higher z scores meant higher risk of incident heart disease.
More than one-third of patients with an MI before age 50 and an LDL cholesterol of at least 160 mg/dL meet criteria for FH.
Brain regions implicated in appetite were activated after sucralose consumption.
Closed-loop glucose control systems increase the time in normoglycemia for type 1 diabetic patients, but is it enough?