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Diabetes May Be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease

What do alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, and diabetes have in common… Previous studies have shown that cardiovascular risk factors are linked to cognitive decline leading to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, we don’t currently have effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, so the focus is on prevention. Being able to understand …

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Dr. Lou Philipson: Monogenic Diabetes

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Dr. Lou Philipson, endocrinologist, professor of medicine at The University of Chicago, Medicine and director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, which has been recognized as one of only seven National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diabetes Research and Training Centers in the U.S., discusses monogenic diabetes, how it differentiates from MODY …

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The Outcome of Modified Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Patients

Blood glucose showed significant decrease months after procedure… Type 2 diabetes has become more common in today’s society. Currently, modified gastric bypass surgery is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This intervention has been utilized since the 1990s. The procedure reached 83% efficiency and currently the therapeutic mechanism is still …

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