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Study of Mice Provides Insight on How Fructose Consumption Spurs Diabetes
Investigators studied mice that had been engineered so that the insulin signaling pathways in their livers were always fully activated. According to the dominant understanding of glucose production, this should have made it impossible for those mice to produce glucose in their livers.
Peter A. McCullough, MD, and Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, discuss the role of exercise in the management of sarcopenia.
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, and Peter A. McCullough, MD, provide insight on the role of oral supplements for patients with chronic illness and malnutrition, specifically in older adults.
On a daily basis endocrinologists are treating a wide variety of conditions that require their own specifics of care. Because of that there is an increased need for not only more specialists in the field, but also for general practitioners to provide care for more controlled patients.
Speaking at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Meeting in Chicago, K. V. Chalam, MD, expressed the advantage of using non-invasive OCT angiography (OCT-A) as opposed to the older fluorescein angiography as essentially a difference between imaging in three dimensions or two.
Some have called Medtronics MiniMed 670G an "artificial pancreas." The device is not that. It still requires user intervention. That said, it requires less intervention than any of the devices that have come before it.
An analysis of data in the Nurses' Health Study found that women who exercised regularly were just as likely as peers who did not to get multiple sclerosis. Exercise is still helpful in managing symptoms.
A new study examined the cost of increasingly prevalent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in both the United States and Europe and places the bill in the hundreds of billions.
Peter A. McCullough, MD, and Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, highlight the role of amino acids, protein, and B-hydroxy B-methylbutyrate in rebuilding muscle mass for patients with sarcopenia.

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