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Researchers Look at Whether Celiac Disease Affects Absorption of Levothyroxine
It’s well known that celiac disease is common in patients who have hypothyroidism. Researchers investigated whether the presence and treatment of celiac disease impact levothyroxine dosing.
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New Study Looks at Antiresorptive Agents in Patients with Increased Fracture Risk
Researchers investigated the effectiveness of potent antiresorptive medications that are currently available to prevent fractures. Discover what they learned in this osteoporosis study.
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How Does GHD Effect Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Biomarkers?
Body composition and biomarkers of cardiovascular risk are affected by both growth hormone excess and growth hormone deficiency (GHD). While that is a known fact, it’s unknown how developing growth hormone deficiency after being treated for acromegaly affects body composition and cardiovascular risks. A study published in 2012 examined this.
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Senior author Ralf Paschke, MD, PhD, told EndocrineWeb that clinicians treating patients with hyperthyroidism should “be aware of the outlined malignancy risk” in this paper.
Researchers examined the association between thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism. Find out what researchers learned about this relationship in this thyroid-focused study.
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In a study, researchers looked at whether work-related psychosocial stress is linked to the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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Study Looks at Residents Living in Long-term Care Facilities
Researchers looked at the screening strategies for treatment of osteoporosis and fractures in residents living in assisted living or skilled care facilities.
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Researchers looked at the affect of homocysteine, vitamin B12, and folate on the prevalence of asymptomatic osteoporotic vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women.
Hypothyroidism On Background of Medicaments Composition - Pills, Injections and
Anemia is sometimes the first sign of hypothyroidism. In a thyroid study, researchers looked at the characteristics of anemia in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism and overt hypothyroidism.
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Researchers looked at the impact certain supplements have on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. Can these supplements help prevent osteoporosis and reduce fracture risk?
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Researchers Look at Cardiovascular Risk and Glycemic Control
In a study, researchers looked at the body composition changes in children in the first year after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes; and they related this to cardiovascular risk markers.
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Study Examines Bone Mineral Density and Anemia in Postmenopausal Women
Researchers examined the relationship between anemia and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in Turkey. Discover whether they learned if there is an association between anemia and osteoporosis.
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Take a look at how the level of dietary fat intake before pregnancy related to the risk of developing gestational diabetes (GDM).
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In people with type 2 diabetes, is survival reduced following diagnosis of a solid-tumor cancer? And does metformin treatment influence survival?
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What Effect Does this Medication Have on Bone Mineral Density and Fracture Risk?
Researchers investigated the effects of teriparatide on bone mineral density and fracture in postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis.
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Literature Review
Exophthalmos can occur in Graves’ disease, and it is possible to use decompression techniques to reduce it.
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Researchers examined cardiovascular risk factor control among the various ethnic groups living in Malaysia who have type 2 diabetes. Read on to learn what they discovered in this diabetes study.
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Is Osteoporosis Linked to Poor Outcomes in Stroke Patients?
Researchers examined the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and functional disability in patients who had an acute ischemic stroke.
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Researchers examined whether there is a strong association between type 2 diabetes and hypothyroidism. Find out what they discovered in this diabetes-focused observational study.
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Berberine as a PCOS Treatment
Insulin resistance (IR) is associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is a reproductive and metabolic disorder.
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Study Compares 2 Osteoporosis Medications
Researchers looked at bisphosphonates use in men with glucocorticoid osteoporosis. Read on to find out what they discovered in this osteoporosis-focused study.
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