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Primary Care CME Conferences in Portland, Oregon | Metabolism and Diabetes CME Conferences in Oregon, USA | Diabetes Medical Education Conferences in Oregon | eMedEvents

Diabetes Trends is organized by Horizon CME and will be held on Oct 27, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Portland-Downtown Conv Ctr, Portland, Oregon, USA.The target audience for this medical event is primary care physicians (internal medicine, family practice MD/DOs), nurse practitioners (NPs),…Continue

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Started by Sophia Smith Aug 1.

Primary Care CME Conferences in Scottsdale, Arizona | Metabolism and Diabetes CME Conferences in Arizona, USA | Diabetes Medical Education Conferences in Arizona | eMedEvents

Diabetes Trends is organized by Horizon CME and will be held on Nov 10, 2018 at The Saguaro Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.The target audience for this medical event is primary care physicians (internal medicine, family practice MD/DOs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and…Continue

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Started by Sophia Smith Jul 14.

Diagnostic Endocrinology

ENDOCRINOLOGYI. Thyroid Function Tests (TFT)Thyroidfunction tests are indicated in certain populations such as newbornsthose with strong family history of thyroid disease. elderly women, 4-8weeks postpartum, patients with autoimmune disease (e.g. Addison'sdisease, type I diabetes mellitus) TFT's may be useful in women aged> 40years with nonspecific complaints Various TFT'S are:Thyroidstimulating hormone (TSH)IntroductionMeasurement ofbasal serum TSH concentration is useful in the diagnosis…Continue

Started by Dr.Mike Apr 26, 2010.

Overall Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes May Be Similar With Different Sulfonylureas

Study HighlightsThe cohort consisted of patients attending a single clinic and who were diagnosed with diabetes according to International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, codes from 1998 to2006.Included were patients older than 18 years with at least 2 medical encounters and who had a prescription for glyburide, glipizide, or glimepiride entered into the electronic health record.Excluded were those using insulin or other injectable diabetic medications or multiple oral agents at…Continue

Started by Doctors Hangout Apr 13, 2010.

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Why are my fingers pruney or wrinkled?

Pruney fingers are a common experience after taking a long bath, swimming, or washing dishes. They may be more likely to happen in warm water than cold water. In this article, learn about why this happens, as well as other causes of pruney or wrinkled fingers. We also cover treatment and when to see a doctor.

What happens when a woman has low testosterone?

People tend to associate testosterone with males, but everyone requires some of this sex hormone. Testosterone levels change over time, and lower levels can lead to symptoms such as fatigue and a diminished sex drive. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments of reduced testosterone levels in women.

What are the symptoms of low testosterone?

Testosterone is a sex hormone. If levels are low, a male may experience erectile dysfunction, a reduction in testicle size, and difficulty sleeping. In this article, learn about the symptoms of low testosterone and the range of treatment options, which includes testosterone replacement therapy.

What are the side effects of testosterone pellets?

Testosterone is the male sex hormone, and its levels in the body decline steadily with age. Many people wish to supplement it when they are deficient. Testosterone pellets can be a convenient form of testosterone replacement therapy, but they can cause side effects, such as fluid retention and acne. Learn more here.

How are thyroid and cholesterol related?

The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones that regulate many bodily functions. However, when thyroid levels are too high or too low, they can affect cholesterol levels in the body. This article looks at how thyroid hormones and cholesterol are linked, and what treatments are available to correct any imbalances.
 

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