The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) organization released new clinical practice guidelines for managing patients with diabetes and comorbid chronic kidney disease. (Annals of Internal Medicine)
Rates of hypothyroidism were higher in patients right after receiving a schizophrenia diagnosis, suggesting that certain antipsychotics may alter thyroid hormones. (Psychiatry Research)
A new study presented at this year’s American College of Rheumatology meeting found that osteoporosis is often underdiagnosed in older men, as less than 6% of male Medicare beneficiaries with a bone fracture underwent bone mineral density testing. (Everyday Health)
People tended to lose less weight after sleeve gastrectomy surgery when they had poorer preoperative glycemic control. (Obesity Surgery)
Women who underwent menopause before the age of 40 were up to three times more likely to experience heart problems, including coronary heart disease, peripheral artery disease, stroke, and heart failure, according to a new study presented at this year’s American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. Catch up on MedPage Today‘s coverage of the meeting here. (U.S. News & World Report)
About 75% of U.S. kids and adolescents consumed fruit on any given day in 2015 to 2018, according to a National Center for Health Statistics data brief.
How one woman’s eye exam finally led to her diabetes diagnosis. (TODAY)
A mouse study showed in utero exposure to the toxic heavy metal cadmium increased female offspring’s risk for obesity later in life. (02xl)