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Heavier children may have lower bone mass

Extra body fat may adversely affect bone mineralization in childhood.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obes Surg
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Score predicts diabetes remission following bariatric surgery procedures

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Men with diabetes should be screened for erectile dysfunction

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Postprandial insulin dosing tied to worse diabetes control

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Lifestyle intervention reduces CVD risk in most type 2 diabetes patients

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  • Clinical Essentials from Front Endocrinol (Lausanne)
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Women with prior gestational diabetes at increased CVD risk

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  • Clinical Essentials from World J Diabetes
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Are statins harmful for adults with longstanding type 1 diabetes?

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Sleep apnea: PAP does not reduce risk for CV events, death

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Nonfasting LDL-C skews CVD risk assessment

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Demand for primary care physicians is increasing their pay

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New standardized form eases patient record requests

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Former USC medical dean in drug scandal

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Time to understand ACI

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Industry payments affect patient perception

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Number of physicians up 12%

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  • Clinical Essentials from World J Surg Oncol
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PTMC: predictors of central LNM identified

Identification of central LNM risk factors will help guide patient treatment.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Res Ther
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Obese axial spondyloarthritis patients less likely to respond to TNFis

Yet the drugs are often continued inappropriately.

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Diabetes Vitals for July 2017
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Diabetes Vitals for July 2017

Care managers may improve obesity, diabetes outcomes | Clearing HCV is good for type 2 diabetes control | Ask your patients if they can afford their diabetes medications | Switch to degludec may help T2D patients battling hypoglycemia on insulin glargine.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetologia
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Adiponectin predicts fracture in type 2 diabetes

Potentially helpful in a population where BMD is a poor predictor.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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BMD is powerful predictor of hip fracture in 25-y follow-up

Even more predictive than age.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
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Even mild-moderate CKD raises risk for lower-extremity PAD

Study of more than 817K patients shows strong link between albuminuria and risk for leg amputation.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)
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HTN: indapamide-amlodipine tops enalapril-amlodipine in older patients

A subanalysis of the NESTOR trial.

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Head and Neck Cancer Vitals for July 2017
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Head and Neck Cancer Vitals for July 2017

Is thyroid cancer overdiagnosed and overtreated? | Academic centers see better survival in oral cavity cancer | Survival of HNSSC is better at high-volume and academic centers.

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Liver Disease Vitals for July 2017
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Liver Disease Vitals for July 2017

Cochrane review of DAAs under fire | Eradicating HCV linked to better T2D control | Recommendations for managing hematologic malignancies and HBV | Decreased HCC risk after 5 y of entecavir/tenofovir.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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Childhood colds and vitamin D supplementation: what’s the evidence?

Findings do not support routine use of high-dose vitamin D supplementation in children.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cardiol
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Diabetes: which patients should undergo echocardiogram screening?

Routine screening is not currently recommended due to high costs, limited availability.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Atherosclerosis
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Ezetimibe, simvastatin combination therapy reduces inflammation

Effect could contribute to improved clinical outcomes.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Med
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Tall, obese men at higher risk for advanced prostate cancer

Large study analyzed men from EPIC cohort.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cardiovasc Diabetol
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Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors may prolong post-AMI survival

Previous studies haven’t demonstrated an overall benefit of DPP-4i in reducing cardiovascular outcomes.

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