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Intensive Lifestyle Intervention Improves Metabolism and Bone Strength

Posted on April 19, 2016

Older adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes saw improved glucose control, body composition, physical function, and bone quality when assigned to an intensive diet and exercise program. Preliminary results from an ongoing trial at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston were just presented at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting in Boston. Investigators looked […]

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First Pediatric Research Trial Begins May 1, 2016

Posted on April 1, 2016

Time to jump in!!! On May 1st, Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic will be initiating the first, of a series of several, pediatric/teen research trials. This first study will be researching an investigational faster acting meal time insulin in children ages 10 to 17 years of age who are currently on multiple daily injections of insulin. […]

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Lindsay Harrison, MD authors study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Posted on March 11, 2016

Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic physician Lindsay Harrison, MD authored a study that was recently published in the JCEM titled Mechanisms of Action of Liraglutide in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Treated with High Dose Insulin. The study concluded that Treatment with liraglutide significantly improved insulin secretion even in patients with long-standing T2D requiring high-dose insulin […]

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Stephanie Shaw, MD Achieves Certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Posted on March 4, 2016

Congratulations to Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic physician partner Stephanie Shaw, MD for achieving certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing physicians.Certification as an ABOM Diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice […]

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** Diabetes & Endocrinology Founder Thomas Blevins, MD Moderates Expert Assembly and Serves on Writing Committee

Posted on February 26, 2016

Expert Assembly Spearheaded by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Calls for Expanded Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology in the Care of People With Diabetes WASHINGTON, D.C. – (February 23, 2016) – A consensus conference convened by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) this past weekend advocated for expanded use of continuous glucose monitoring […]

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** Diabetes & Endocrinology Proudly Offers a Physician-supervised Weight Loss Program

Posted on February 11, 2016

According to a recent Johns Hopkins University study featured on Good Morning America, some weight loss centers don’t follow medical guidelines. At Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic, the doctors, physician extenders and staff are committed to helping our patients lose weight, maintain weight loss and gain better control of their health. Our programs are medically supervised for […]

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Pediatric Research Trials

Posted on January 26, 2016

Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic (TDE) is continuing forward in the effort to make available research for the children and teens of Austin, TX. The first wave will include a study for Type 1 diabetic children who are currently using daily injections of basal and mealtime insulin and have been for the last 6 months. The […]

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Pediatric Diabetes Research

Posted on January 19, 2016

Parents will be pleased to know that beginning in February, Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic (TDE) will begin clinical trials for new insulins in children and teens with Type 1 diabetes. Dr. Tom Blevins, Medical Director of TDE Research explains, “We are excited to finally offer these trials to children and teens with Type 1 diabetes […]

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Ideal Protein Dieter of the Week!

Posted on January 5, 2016

At Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid & Hormone Research Center And Gynae Clinic, the doctors, physician extenders and staff are committed to helping our patients lose weight, maintain weight loss and gain better control of their health. Obesity and carrying excess weight are increasingly common, which can lead to high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, Diabetes as well as other health conditions. People with […]

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Posted on December 11, 2015

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an important cause of menstrual irregularity and androgen excess (elevations in testosterone) in women. It is one of the most common endocrine disorders affecting up to 8% of women overall.  Symptoms often include irregular menstrual cycles, facial hair, thinning hair on the scalp, acne and infertility.   Affected women also tend […]

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