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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.
For many people with thyroid issues a medication can help them better manage their condition. For 10 percent there are lingering problems that need to be addressed.
As more is learned about thyroid diseases in endocrinology one of the questions looming now is why does the thyroid hormone affect the body the way that it does. There are also questions about whether some health conditions are really tied to the hormone or another part of the anatomy.
“There has been ongoing debate within the scientific community whether or not stress may influence fertility and pregnancy outcomes,” said Kavita Vedhara, PhD.
Explaining diabetic macular edema to patients can be a challenge in itself. Going further to explain the injection process can take even more care for eye care professionals.
The treatment of diabetic retinopathy, particularly diabetic macular edema has come a long way over the past decade, especially since the approval of aflibrecept to treat these patients.

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