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Post-Operative Thyroid Treatment Not Beneficial

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Major surgery often leads to transient thyroid hormone derangements. When it does, short-duration T3 therapy has no apparent benefit, according to a new systematic review. In fact, thyroid hormone treatment in those cases may be harmful, the researchers reported online July 28th...

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Fibrate/Statin Synergy in Mixed Dyslipidemia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When target cholesterol levels are not achieved with statin monotherapy in patients with mixed dyslipidemia, adding fenofibrate can tip the scales favorably. Dr. Michel Farnier of Point Medical in Dijon, France and colleagues describe those findings in the American Journal of...

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Post-exercise nocturnal hypoglycemia preventable in pediatric type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For children with type 1 diabetes being treated with an insulin pump, lowering the basal insulin rate after exercise reduces the occurrence of nighttime hypoglycemia, a University of Colorado study shows. Dr. H. Peter Chase and colleagues studied 16 young diabetic patients,...