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2012-06-25 21:10:18

Obese adults with poorly controlled Type 1 diabetes can better control their blood sugar by adding liraglutide, a Type 2 diabetes drug, to their insulin therapy, a new study finds. The results, which will be presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston, also found that these diabetic patients lost weight and lowered their blood pressure. "These results are extremely relevant because in most patients with Type 1 diabetes, the disease is not well controlled,"...

2012-06-25 21:03:13

A new study shows that although gastric bypass surgery reverses Type 2 diabetes in a large percentage of obese patients, the disease recurs in about 21 percent of them within three to five years. The study results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "The recurrence rate was mainly influenced by a longstanding history of Type 2 diabetes before the surgery," said the study's lead author, Yessica Ramos, MD, an internal medicine resident at...

2012-06-19 23:03:47

Making assumptions about the similarity of outcomes between laboratory species and humans is often disappointing after much investment of time and cost. Entelos´ ability to explain these phenomena through mechanism-based predictions is revolutionizing a fundamental translational research challenge. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Metabolism PhysioLab® Used to Compare Rodent to Human Data and Predict How and Why They Differ Entelos, a premier provider of in silico modeling and...

2012-06-19 23:03:11

BMI of Texas is offering free educational seminars for people considering bariatric surgery. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas(BMI of Texas), which specializes in a variety of weight loss surgery procedures in Texas, today announced its schedule of upcoming seminars for people considering bariatric surgery. The free seminars, conducted by two of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in San Antonio, serve as an important educational tool to...

2012-06-18 23:18:50

NIH-funded study sheds light on risk of bariatric procedures Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research consortium. Researchers investigated alcohol consumption and alcohol use disorders symptoms in 1,945 participants from the NIH-funded Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS), a prospective study of patients...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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