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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles June 2016

Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Studies: Endoscopic Approaches to Weight Loss Safe, Effective

Endoscopic approaches to gastric remodeling are safe and effective ways to induce long-term weight loss, according to the results of 2 recent studies.

What Dietary Change Could Reduce Cardiovascular Risk?  

A study examined how certain dietary patterns influence the risk of adverse cardiovascular event in patients with coronary heart disease, and whether it is more important to eat healthy foods or to avoid less-healthy foods.

Study: Blood Pressure Over Time Is a Better Predictor of Stroke Risk  

A recent study examined the potential use of blood pressure trajectories rather than single or average BP levels in the prediction of stroke and mortality risk.

Insulin Pumps Linked to Better Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes  

Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus who use insulin pumps report less severe adverse events than those who do not use insulin pumps.

Intensive Treatment Increases Risk of Hypoglycemia Among Diabetes Patients  

New research investigated the prevalence of intensive treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes who do not use insulin and how it affected the risk of severe hypoglycemia.