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Contents Hypovitaminosis D and Obesity— Coincidence or Consequence? 40 Fernanda Reis de Azevedo, BSc and Bruno Caramelli, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Heart Institute (InCor), University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil Endocrine Oncology Vitamin D and Cancer—A Review 44 Claire F Friedman, MD and Spencer H Bachow, MD Internal Medicine Residents, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, US A Review of Evidence that Ultraviolet-B Irradiance and Vitamin D Reduce Risk for Cancer 50 William B Grant, PhD Director, Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center, San Francisco, CA, US Cardiovascular Risk Ezetimibe in the Treatment of Patients with Metabolic Diseases Mayssam A Nehme, MD 1 and Ashish Upadhyay, MD 2 55 1. Resident in Internal Medicine, 2. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, US Pituitary Disorders Implications of Somatostatin Analogs in the Treatment of Acromegaly 62 Karim Gariani, MD, 1 Patrick Meyer, MD 2 and Jacques Philippe, MD 3 1. Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Service; 2. Associate Clinician; 3. Professor, Head, Division of Diabetology, Endocrinology and Hypertension and Nutrition, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland Extra-hepatic Acromegaly 66 Sanne E Franck, MD, Aart Jan van der Lely, MD, PhD and Sebastian Neggers, MD, PhD Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Pediatric Endocrinology Growth Hormone Deficiency New Treatments for Growth Hormone Deficiency Stephen F Kemp, MD, PhD 71 Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Humanities, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, AR, US 4 US Endocrinology