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Sleep duration and T2DM risk in children: what’s the link?

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Does high vitamin D intake improve lipid profile?

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Metformin may have a wider role in cardiovascular risk management of patients with type 1 diabetes

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Do patient portals improve diabetes outcomes?

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Testosterone replacement therapy improves sexual desire, erectile function in men with T2DM

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Proposed cuts to sexual health services deemed ‘unsafe’

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Does intensive lifestyle intervention enhance standard care in recent-onset type 2 diabetes?

Some possible benefit for some patients in the first decade after diagnosis.

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Consuming energy-dense food may increase obesity-related cancer risk in people of normal weight
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Consuming energy-dense food may increase obesity-related cancer risk in people of normal weight

Experts suggest that higher dietary energy density in normal-weight women may lead to metabolic dysregulation independent of body weight.

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Patient participation in hand hygiene initiatives should not be seen as a threat
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Patient participation in hand hygiene initiatives should not be seen as a threat

Almost half of physicians feel patients should not be offering reminders to perform hand hygiene.

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Certain adipocytokines can predict gestational diabetes

Early detection can aid in treatment.

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Children who sleep less at greater risk for type 2 diabetes

Sleep duration was associated with risk factors for the disease.

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Type 2 diabetes: meta-analysis reveals benefits from bariatric surgery

Longer-term data still lacking.

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Endometriosis is a risk factor for skin cancer

Association may be the result of a shared genetic link involving pigmentation.

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Pregnancy after bariatric surgery: how long should you wait?

Small study shows difference for most morbidity with pregnancy <2 y vs >2 y from surgery.

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Link found between type 2 diabetes and second-generation antipsychotics in ages 6-24 y

A study based on claims data.

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Diabetes: Monthly Essentials August 2017
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Diabetes: Monthly Essentials August 2017

Erectile dysfunction in diabetes | Who needs echocardiogram screening? | CABG graft patency and diabetes.

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US regulator investigating deaths tied to intragastric balloons
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US regulator investigating deaths tied to intragastric balloons

The FDA has issued an update to health care providers of five reports of unanticipated deaths in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems.

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New findings challenge idea of ‘healthy obesity’
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New findings challenge idea of ‘healthy obesity’

Carrying extra weight could raise the risk of myocardial infarction by more than a quarter, even among those who are otherwise healthy.

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Antidepressant weight gain tied to lifestyle, SSRIs

Patients beginning SSRIs could benefit from lifestyle interventions to reduce weight gain.

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Promising new therapy for type 1 diabetes

Peptide therapy may be the next wave of autoimmune disease therapy.

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