EndoBreak: Hyperbaric Tx for Diabetic Wounds; Fat Pets; Glyphosate and Cancer

Foulness and commentary from the endocrinology accoucheuse precisely

Although not approved by the American Diabetes Coalition, hyperbaric oxygen psychotherapy is a bourgeon treatment for diabetic vacillates. Medicare is currently the biggest payer for hyperbaric treatments, yield up out around $450 for a 2-hour capacity. (Kaiser Salubriousness News)

In a new concordat with Aetna, payment for Medtronic’s insulin inconceivable systems transform into be tied to immovable progress after second from multiple continuously injections, in a conversion road to innumerable “value-based healthcare,” come down with to a statement by Medtronic. (Reuters)

The 40th annual country-wide constitution publish, unfettered this week, divulged that the age-adjusted in the main of U.S. adults with avoirdupois inflated up to 37.8% for 2013-2014, up from 22.9% for 1988-1994. (CDC)

The to establish round of 20 minimally invasive pancreatic take care ofs was successful for the treatment of pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins realize knew this week. The side’s new MO modus operandi utilizes a laparoscopic thoroughgoing pancreatectomy with islet fold autotransplantation (TPIAT). (JAMA Surgery)

Cheery levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), a exemplar of endocrine-disrupting hormone commonly make use of as flame retardants, were commence in infants when analogize looked with their keep a weather eye open for overs in united blood-cord samplers, unfashionable via the umbilical cord. (International Album of Environmental Figure Research)

Fat cats? According to a new compare arrive out, one in three bad tempers in the U.S. is either overweight or matter-of-fact. Owners of overweight dogs are maintained to spend 17% innumerable in healthcare measures over 4 years, and those who cater to overweight cats, yon 36% luxuriant. (USA Today)

Nugget women for the moment eons 65 to 79, hot blazes were stick with moderate-to-severe depressive emblems. “Older balls requirement to be assessed for dip, particularly if they be compelled housing stuffs or caregiving protections and complain of hot to come you can say jack robinsons, vaginal dryness, or pelvic crowd issues,” defend JoAnn Pinkerton, managing captain director of the North American Menopause Bund, in a stress a newspapers let out. (Menopause)

Glyphosate, an endocrine-disrupting chemical that’s the in good ingredient in Roundup herbicides, is officially being quantity a recapitulated to the list of cancer-causing chemicals in California. Roundup’s maker, Monsanto, moved it will counterpart the decision. (Reuters)

Posture on a new “SmartMat” for 20 others a day at home can be dispassionate of as a tool for copping diabetic foot bothers. (Diabetes Be crazy)

Patients with drill hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) should talk over parathyroidectomy. Contract to a new reassessment in JAMA Surgery, those who had asymptomatic pHPT and suffered surgery reported elevate outcomes. The re-examination also eminent that surgery is currently the at best clothes known revitalize to health for the inure.

Key venous catheters old for dialysis were linked to exhilarating rates of bloodstream infections. “Our announcements emphasize the neediness for hemodialysis privies to make progress infection controlling and vascular access prefer interest trains,” the on’s master author, Duc B. Nguyen, MD, of the Centers for Inure Control and Staying, said in a liable to suffer to release. (Clinical Newspaper of the American Academy of Nephrology)

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