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Many Legal Marijuana Products Too Strong for Treating Pain

Majority of products in medicinal, recreational programs advertised to have >15 percent THC

Higher Alcohol Intake May Harm Bone Health in HIV Patients

Alcohol intake tied to levels of bone turnover markers in patients with HIV and substance use disorder

ENDO: Real-World Data Analyzed for Use of Insulin Pump in T1DM

Subgroup analysis shows time spent in target glucose range increased in auto mode versus manual mode

Weight Loss Modest for Most Macronutrient Diets

Weight loss, CV risk factors improved over six months, but benefits mainly diminished at 12 months

Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA

Following implementation of ACA, insurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion

ENDO: Glycemic Control Good for Regular Human Insulin With V-Go

Mean change in HbA1c not significantly different with regular human insulin, rapid-acting insulin

ENDO: Liraglutide May Benefit Adolescents With Obesity

Reduction in BMI standard-deviation score greater for liraglutide + lifestyle therapy versus placebo

March 2020 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for March 2020. This roundup includes...

Severe COVID-19 Risk Up With Existing Health Conditions in U.S.

Most commonly reported underlying health conditions were diabetes, chronic lung disease, CVD

ENDO: Diabetes Diminishes Weight Loss Effect of Bariatric Surgery

Those without diabetes had increased odds of achieving 50 percent or more excess body-weight loss