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Monday , June 18 2018
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Diabetes Mellitus 101 for Cardiologists, Part 2

In this week’s Homerun Slides, courtesy Dr. Stanley Schwartz, we continue our examination of diabetes from a cardiologist’s perspective with topics including the Factors Contributing to Cardiometabolic Risk and the Pathophysiology of Diabetic Complications: Implications for Goals of Therapy…. To download the complete set of these slides in PowerPoint (.ppt) …

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African-Americans More Likely to Have Amputations

Black Americans on Medicare are three times more likely than other patients to lose a leg to amputation because of complications with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease…. Even low-risk black patients with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease faced a higher risk of amputation than most nonblack patients, according to a …

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EASD: Probiotic Use and Islet Autoimmunity in Young Children

Early probiotic supplementation may reduce the risk of islet autoimmunity in young children…. Gut microbiota play an important role in enhancing immune system and excluding pathogens competition. Previous studies have shown that dysbiosis in gut microbiota and impaired gut barrier could be associated with type 1 diabetes in humans and …

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