Endocrinology

Please Don't Use The Word 'brittle' With Diabetes

The word 'brittle' in the context of diabetes is unscientific, unhelpful, and potentially harmful, says Miriam E. Tucker, a Medscape contributing writer who lives with type 1 diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes

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The Obesity Risk Everyone Forgets

Some predisposing factors for obesity are obvious, but this pandemic highlights an emerging risk factor that healthcare professionals must remain vigilant to detect, says Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Obesity, Diabetes

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Endocrinologist Charged After Bomb-making Supplies Found

Florida physician was also charged with narcotics trafficking and possession of controlled substances. He has been placed on leave from his Naples office. Medscape Medical News

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The Omnipod 5 System: Trial Results From Endo 2021

Find out why Dr Anne Peters was 'incredibly excited' to see data presented from the Omnipod 5 clinical trials. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Diabetes

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Sglt2 Inhibitors In T1d: 'people Are Using Them Now'

Dr Anne Peters talks about what you need to know regarding off-label use of SGLT2 inhibitors in type 1 diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Managing Pregnancy In T1d: 'one Of The Hardest Things We Do'

Dr Anne Peters discusses blood glucose targets and continuous glucose monitoring in pregnant patients with type 1 diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Dysnatremia Tied To Poorer Prognosis In Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- For patients presenting with COVID-19, abnormal sodium levels are associated with mortality and needing ventilatory support, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Is Prediabetes A Risk Factor For Type 2 Diabetes In Older Adults?

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Mary R. Rooney, Andreea M. Rawlings, et al.; Kenneth Lam, Sei J. Lee Target Audience and Goal Statement: Endocrinologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to compare different...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research, Cardiology

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Battle Of The Sexes: Who Gives Better Medical Care?

Does physician gender affect quality of care? Dr Arghavan Salles takes a look at the evidence. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes

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Markers Of Puberty Differ In Girls With More Body Fat

FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2021 -- Girls with higher total body fat (TBF) have differences in hormonal and clinical markers of puberty in late puberty, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
Related topics: Hormones, Medical Research

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'i Think I'm Transgender': A Clinician's Guide To Next Steps

What do you do when a patient discloses that they think they are transgender? Here are the first steps to take. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes

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Group Weight Loss Program In Rural Areas Helped Tackle Obesity

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Christie A. Befort, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Primary care physicians, endocrinologists, practice management specialists The goal of this cluster randomized trial was to...
Related topics: Obesity, Medical Research

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Hypertension Symptoms In Women Often Mistaken For Menopause

Pregnancy complications and early menopause increase women's future risk of heart disease. Cardiologists, gynaecologists and endocrinologists recommend how to help middle-aged women prevent later heart problems.
Related topics: Hypertension, Menopause, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology

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Bimagrumab Benefits Patients With Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Steven B. Heymsfield, Laura A. Coleman, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Endocrinologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the monoclonal...
Related topics: Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Sitagliptin Added To Standard Prophylaxis May Reduce Incidence Of Gvhd

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Sherif S. Farag, Mohammad Abu Zaid, et al.; Paul J. Martin Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, hematologists, endocrinologists The goal of this study was to examine the use of the dipeptidyl...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Hematology

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In Utero Exposures May Up Thyroid Cancer Risk In Offspring

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- Maternal health and in utero exposures are associated with an increased risk for subsequent thyroid cancer in offspring, according to a study published online Dec. 18 in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Cari M....
Related topics: Thyroid Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, The Lancet, Diabetes

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Can 'big' Be Healthy? Yes -- And No

We can't tell very much about a person's health from their outward appearance, and we should probably stop trying to make such inferences, says one bariatric surgeon. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes

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Preconception Paternal Health Can Affect Neonatal Health

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Alex M. Kasman, Chiyuan A. Zhang, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Endocrinologists, nephrologists, obstetrician-gynecologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to determine the...
Related topics: Medical Research, Gynecology

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"heart" Of The New Ada Guidelines: Pharmacologic Approaches

Dr Anne Peters continues her overview of the ADA 2021 Standards of Care, focusing on the updates to pharmacologic management of glycemia. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes

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Video-based Peer Review Might Help Improve Technical Quality Of Sleeve Gastrectomy

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Karan R. Chhabra, Jyothi R. Thumma, et al.; John C. Alverdy Target Audience and Goal Statement: Gastroenterologists, bariatric surgeons, endocrinologists The goal of this study was to examine the association...
Related topics: Health Videos, Medical Research

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