Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles https://www.endocrineweb.com/ Thu, 11 May 2017 16:34:39 -0400 Tue, 30 May 2017 11:17:38 -0400 New Extreme Risk Category for Cardiovascular Disease & New, Lower LDL Target https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/metabolic-syndrome/57517-new-extreme-risk-category-cardiovascular-disease-new-lower-ldl-target <!--paging_filter--><p>A new “extreme risk” category for cardiovascular disease—and a new target threshold of less than 55 mg/dL for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) for those in this category — is part of the new 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology practice guidelines<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 0; position: relative; vertical-align: baseline; top: -0.5em;">&nbsp;</span>for management of dyslipidemia.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Tula Karras Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles Prompt PCOS Diagnosis and Early Weight Control Critical to Reducing Risk for Diabetes, Infertility, and More https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/adrenal-disorders/57463-prompt-pcos-diagnosis-early-weight-control-are-critical-reducing-risk-d <!--paging_filter--><p>Doctors in a range of specialties—dermatologists, primary care doctors, ob-gyns—should be more aware of symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women and help those patients maintain a healthy body mass index (BMI).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tula Karras Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles Caloric Restriction: Key to Better Health, Longer Life? https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/metabolic-syndrome/57121-caloric-restriction-key-better-health-longer-life <!--paging_filter--><p>A long-awaited study has found that limiting caloric intake not only preserves health but also increases longevity. The paper, which was published in Nature Communications, involved decades of study of rhesus monkeys, is said to resolve the debate over whether caloric restriction (CR) extends lifespan.&nbsp;</p> Hilary Macht Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles Sugar Guidelines Have Flimsy Evidence, Reports New Study https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/56242-sugar-guidelines-have-flimsy-evidence <!--paging_filter--><p>A review of various dietary sugar guidelines has found that recommendations on how much sugar one should consume in a day vary widely and are based on low to very low quality evidence, according to new research published in the <em>Annals of Internal Medicine</em>. &nbsp;</p> Kathleen Doheny Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles Pancreatic Fat: Lifestyle Habits Count More Than Genetics https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/metabolic-syndrome/56111-pancreatic-fat-lifestyle-habits-count-more-genetics <!--paging_filter--><p>A new study finds that lifestyle habits, not genetics, is the bigger driver affecting how much fat you can accumulate in the pancreas.&nbsp;</p> Kathleen Doheny Recent Metabolic Syndrome Articles