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2010-04-05 07:41:57

Expert working group makes recommendations regarding individualized therapies for patients with type 2 diabetes.

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2010-04-05 07:30:00

Reduced birth weight may lower risk of obesity later in life.

2010-03-01 09:07:53

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), older men with high levels of the hormone IGF-I (insulin-like growth factor 1) are at increased risk of cancer death, independent of age, lifestyle and cancer history.

2010-03-01 09:04:20

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), obese teenage girls with a greater ratio of visceral fat (fat around internal organs) to subcutaneous fat (fat found just beneath the skin) are likely to have lower bone density than peers with a lower ratio of visceral to subcutaneous fat.

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2010-01-26 13:38:13

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), women taking commonly used forms of antidepressant drugs may experience delayed lactation after giving birth and may need additional support to achieve their breastfeeding goals.

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2010-01-26 13:30:00

By as early as 7 years of age, being obese may raise a child's risk of future heart disease and stroke, even in the absence of other cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure.

2010-01-05 14:27:15

Excessive reduction of fat mass in girls may increase risk of osteoporosis in later life.

2010-01-05 14:21:34

With potent therapies comes longer life for HIV-infected individuals, but with longer life comes metabolic complications.

2009-12-01 13:11:18

Women who have gestational glucose intolerance (a condition less severe than gestational diabetes) exhibit multiple cardiovascular risk factors as early as three months after birth.

2009-12-01 13:02:20

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), youth with type 1 diabetes have now been found to have abnormal insulin resistance.


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  • To play, gamble.
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