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Social vulnerability impacts weight loss in adolescents 10 years after bariatric surgery

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Publish DateOctober 18, 2023

“While early weight loss [after] metabolic and bariatric surgery in adolescents with severe obesity has been established, there is a need to explore social factors,” Richard E. Boles, PhD, professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, said during a presentation. “We aimed to examine the relation of social vulnerability and BMI” through 10 years of follow-up.

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Hybrid closed-loop therapy increases time in range for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes

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Publish DateOctober 18, 2023

In a related commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine, Satish K. Garg, MD, professor of medicine and pediatrics at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and Sarit Polsky, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, wrote that the trial revealed how a hybrid closed-loop system can be “safe and effective when customizable glucose targets within the pregnancy-specific target glucose range are used.” However, they said several questions were unanswered in the trial, including when hybrid closed-loop therapy should be initiated.

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Experts debate benefits of low-carb diets for gestational diabetes

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Publish DateSeptember 08, 2023

Teri L. Hernandez, PhD, RN, associate dean of research and scholarship in the College of Nursing and professor in the department of medicine and the division of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, agreed that the first line of therapy with gestational diabetes is nutrition. However, Hernandez said, low-carbohydrate diets are not the only approach in gestational diabetes treatment with nutrition.

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New guidelines address management of acetaminophen poisoning

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Publish DateAugust 15, 2023

According to Richard C. Dart, MD, PhD, a professor of emergency medicine-medical toxicology and pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and colleagues, acetaminophen poisoning can occur either as self-harm or during repeated consumption of doses for pain or fever.

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Radiation-immunotherapy strategy shows ‘strong efficacy signal’ in pancreatic cancer

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Publish DateAugust 15, 2023

“I want to emphasize that this was done in preclinical models,” Sana Karam, MD, PhD, professor and vice chair of translational research at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, told Healio. “I’ve been doing pancreatic cancer research for many years, and I’ve never seen anything eradicate tumors like this.”

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Researchers find new way to measure transplant centers post-COVID-19

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Publish DateJune 09, 2023

“The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant challenges for measuring performance given COVID-related deaths may not have reflected quality of care,” Jesse Schold, PhD, professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, said in a presentation.

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How Colorado’s insulin cap law evolved

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Publish DateMay 18, 2023

The law mandated an out-of-pocket cap of $100 for a 30-day supply of insulin for Colorado residents. Kelly Ciesco, BSN, RN, adult clinic registered nurse educator at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, said Colorado’s cap was seen as a huge relief. She had observed many people with diabetes who were struggling to afford insulin prior to the cap.

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Q&A: CGM metrics may not provide accurate health data for people without diabetes

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Publish DateApril 14, 2023

Viral N. Shah, MD, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics in the adult clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and lead author on the study, said the research was important because the number of people without diabetes using CGM has increased in recent years.

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