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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Obesity

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Prev Med
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Young adult women less likely to receive diabetes prevention efforts

Waiting until pregnancy to deliver lifestyle interventions may be “too little, too late.”

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Surg
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High long-term anemia rates after RYGB in patients not seeing bariatric specialists

Bariatric specialist follow-up can prevent complications.

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  • Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Metab.
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Metabolic phenotype linked to CAD risk irrespective of glucose tolerance status

Clinicians urged to pay close attention to any signs of a metabolically unhealthy state.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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NAFLD affects 51 million US adults

As many as 5 million people may also have advanced fibrosis.

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Weight loss after obesity surgery may reverse eye damage | EASD
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Weight loss after obesity surgery may reverse eye damage | EASD

Obese patients lost an average of 26kg while showing improvement in the retinal microvasculature.

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Does high carbohydrate and fat intake increase the risk for cardiovascular mortality?
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Does high carbohydrate and fat intake increase the risk for cardiovascular mortality?

Findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Epdemiol
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Mothers' prepregnancy BMI affects age of puberty onset in girls

Earlier onset is associated with several negative outcomes.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Hepatology
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NASH: selonsertib shows promise in phase 2 trial

Data show reduced fibrosis stage, cirrhosis progression, liver stiffness, and fat content.

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  • Clinical Summaries from Cardiovasc Diabetol.
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Aerobic exercise benefits patients with metabolic syndrome

Meta-analysis suggests benefits for aerobic/resistance exercise combination also.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care
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Do you screen diabetes patients for obstructive sleep apnea?

Prevalence is high in both diabetes types, but screening is infrequent in primary care and specialist settings.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
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BMI affects timing of initiation of prenatal care

Barriers to prenatal care need to be addressed to encourage earlier access.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from FDA
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FDA: take sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate) separately from all other oral drugs

Clinicians and patients also are urged to report any drug-associated side effects to the FDA.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Endocrinol Metab
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Women with PCOS have an increased risk of developing T2DM

T2DM diagnosed at a younger age in women with PCOS.

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PURE study: High carbohydrate intake associated with increased risk of death
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PURE study: High carbohydrate intake associated with increased risk of death

The large international study finds high fat intake is not associated with higher mortality.

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