Cardiology

CABG underused in diabetes with multivessel disease

(HealthDay)—About one-third of patients with diabetes mellitus and multivessel coronary artery disease presenting with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergo coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and more ...

Cardiology

In nursing homes, statins often continued in advanced dementia

(HealthDay)—For nursing home (NH) residents with dementia taking statins, most continue statins with the progression to advanced dementia, according to research published in the November issue of the Journal of the American ...

Overweight & Obesity

Zonisamide 400 mg enhances weight loss for obese

(HealthDay)—A prescription medication originally developed to treat epilepsy may help obese adults shed weight when combined with routine nutritional counseling, researchers say.

Diabetes

Intra-pancreatic triacylglycerol drops with weight loss in T2DM

(HealthDay)—The weight loss-associated decrease in intra-pancreatic triacylglycerol which occurs after gastric bypass is specific to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Dec. 1 in Diabetes ...

Diabetes

Early gestational diabetes tied to poor outcomes

(HealthDay)—Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) early in pregnancy remains associated with poorer pregnancy outcomes, according to a study published online Dec. 8 in Diabetes Care.

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