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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. 

Should Statin Use Be Discontinued For Surgery?

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

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.

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.

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.