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Expert Q&A Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.

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Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two pathways with low fat deposition in early life may result in fat acquisition during childhood

Stressed Younger Women Recover Poorly After Heart Attack

Stressed Younger Women Recover Poorly After Heart Attack

One month after acute myocardial infarction, women were more likely to have a poorer recovery

Blood Pressure Drugs Benefit Pre-Hypertension Diabetes

Blood Pressure Drugs Benefit Pre-Hypertension Diabetes

Although positive effect of meds smaller in participants with lower blood pressure levels

Young Diabetics Frequent Skip Doctor Visits

Young Diabetics Frequent Skip Doctor Visits

CDC team found 19% hadn't seen a doctor within the last 6 months.

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Among the increased risks, women with the disease had an 86% higher chance of dying from cardiovascular disease than men.

Triglycerides High in Women with Gestational Diabetes

Triglycerides High in Women with Gestational Diabetes

High triglyceride levels in women with gestational diabetes mellitus persist across trimesters

Infection Linked to Non-Dialysis CKD Among Diabetics

Infection Linked to Non-Dialysis CKD Among Diabetics

Investigators found the strongest associations for sepsis, followed by pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections.

Cancer Diagnosis Affects Diabetes Medication Adherence

Cancer Diagnosis Affects Diabetes Medication Adherence

Effect more pronounced with poor cancer prognosis

Despite Rise in Obesity, Diabetes Incidence Steady

Despite Rise in Obesity, Diabetes Incidence Steady

Risk of new-onset diabetes higher in the 1990s and 2000s than in the 1970s.

FDA Approves Device to Treat Obesity

FDA Approves Device to Treat Obesity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first weight loss treatment device, the Maestro Rechargeable System by EnteroMedics of St. Paul, Minnesota.

Higher Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Diabetes Patients

Higher Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Diabetes Patients

Increased risk for diabetes patients with obesity duration of four years or longer

Diabetes Overtreatment in Seniors May Pose Harm

Diabetes Overtreatment in Seniors May Pose Harm

About 55% of older patients who achieved HbA1C levels of less than 7% were treated with insulin or sulfonylureas, medications that may cause hypoglycemia.