Sandeep Dhindsa, MD:The Chicken or the Egg: Which Comes First, Diabetes or Low Testosterone in Men?
Sandeep Dhindsa, MD, an an associate professor of medicine at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences discusses the relationship between diabetes and low testosterone in men, and also notes the significance of accounting for BMI and obesity.
This video was taken at the American Diabetes Associations 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL.
The study found that thiazolidinediones, commonly used to treat individuals suffering from type 2 diabetes, activate the PPARY' receptors in the hypothalamus, which in turn triggers food hoarding, food intake.
The Association for Molecular Pathology has provided comments to the FDA, urging increased regulation of next generation sequencing diagnostic tests to ensure consistent and proper performance of the tests.
The study, conducted by the national laboratory Quest Diagnostics, found that in states that expanded Medicaid, he number of Medicaid enrollees with newly identified diabetes rose by 23%, to 18,020 in the first 6 months of 2014, from 14,625 in the same period in 2013.