Endocrinology - Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy
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Insulin is an important hormone that can be found in high concentrations in the human brain. This article investigates how insulin can affect the brain.
 
   Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapyHypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy
 
Three in four hypothyroidism patients who chose desiccated thyroid extract (DTE) over the standard therapy said this option was more effective than other thyroid hormone medications.
 
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Scientists have innovated a potential method of preventing Type 1 diabetes in those at high risk.
 
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 Working too many hours may lead to an underactive thyroid
 
Working too many hours may lead to an underactive thyroidA new study has found that people who work longer hours are more likely to have an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
 
 
 Drone delivers insulin for diabetic patient living in a remote community
 
Drone delivers insulin for diabetic patient living in a remote communityThe international medical team that accomplished the world's first documented drone delivery of insulin for a patient living in a remote community.
 
 
 Type 2 diabetics secrete too much glucagon when α-cells become insulin resistant
 
Type 2 diabetics secrete too much glucagon when α-cells become insulin resistantPatients with type 2 diabetes secrete not only too little insulin but also too much glucagon, which contributes to poor blood glucose control.