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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles November 2015

Metabolic Disease Related News from our Partners at Consultant 360

Study: Vitamin D Improves Exercise Performance, Reduces CVD Risk

A recent preliminary study examined the effects of vitamin D supplementation on levels of physical exertion during exercise, and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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Should Statin Use Be Discontinued For Surgery?

A recent study evaluated the mortality risk associated with discontinuation of statin use before and after surgery.

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USPSTF Updates Diabetes Screening Recommendations

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated their 2008 recommendation for diabetes screening in asymptomatic adults with hypertension.

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Could Red Wine Decrease Cardiometabolic Risk In Type 2 Diabetes?

A new study examined the effects of moderate alcohol consumption on cardiometabolic risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Could Liraglutide Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Patients?

Researchers evaluated a cohort of patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes to determine the effect of adding liraglutide to insulin injections on glycemic control, risk of hypoglycemia, and body weight.

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