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Adults with XLH Have Greater Risk of Obesity, French Study Indicates

Adults with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), especially those younger than 45, have an increased likelihood of excess weight and obesity compared to the general population in France, a study found. Researchers have recommended lifestyle changes and physical activity for these patients. The study, “SUN-336 Obesity and Impaired Glucose Metabolism…

Study Finds Hyperparathyroidism in 25% of XLH Patients

Hyperparathyroidism, a condition in which the parathyroid gland produces an excess of parathyroid hormone, is found in 25% of people with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), a study has found. The study, “Hyperparathyroidism in patients with X‐linked hypophosphatemia,” was published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.