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Kristin Della Volpe

Medical Writer
Madison, NJ

About Kristin Della Volpe

Kristin Della Volpe, LMT, is a medical writer with more than 15 years of experience in medical journalism, continuing medical education, and project management. She has written for peer-reviewed journals and newspapers specializing in a variety of fields, including diabetes, gastroenterology, hospital pharmacy, neurology, oncology, pain management, primary care, and psychiatry. The best part of her job is interviewing leading medical experts about cutting-edge clinical studies.

She holds a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from The College of New Jersey.

Kristin is also a licensed massage therapist who is certified in prenatal massage and has worked in both the chiropractic and massage clinic setting. While earning her degree at the Swedish Institute–College of Health Sciences in New York, NY, she enhanced her knowledge of neurology, pathology, and anatomy, allowing for a greater understanding of chronic disease states. She lives in Madison, NJ, with her husband and two children.

Articles Written by Kristin Della Volpe

Elevated Testosterone and Estrogen Levels May Increase the Risk for Uterine Fibroids
Women who have high levels of both testosterone and estrogen in midlife may be at greater risk of developing uterine fibroids than women with low levels of these hormones, according to a 13-year epidemiologic study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Alternative Therapies for Diabetes: Evidenced-Based Recommendations
Many patients with diabetes chose to seek out complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies—some to lessen the number of diabetes agents they need and others to treat comorbidities such as peripher
Patients with T2D Should be Assessed for NAFLD
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) was found in 50% of patients with type 2 diabetes who had normal aminotransferase levels in a recent study reported in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Autoantibodies—Sensitive Biomarkers of Graves’ Disease
Serum thyroid stimulating hormone autoantibodies (TSAbs) levels are sensitive and specific biomarkers for the diagnosis of Graves’ disease in childhood.
What Is the Most Commonly Cited Paper on Thyroid Cancer in the Last Decade?
Research in the field of thyroid disease is thriving with a third of all papers on this topic being published in the last 10 years, according to an analysis in the August issue of Thyroid.
The Endocrine Society Releases Statement on Safety of Testosterone Therapy
The risk of CVD events is elevated in men who take supplemental testosterone who should be cautioned to weigh potential long-term harm over short-term benefits.
Cardiovascular Complications, Hypoglycemia Common in Older Patients with Diabetes
Older patients with type 2 diabetes need to assessed for cardiovascular risks even more so than focusing on glycemic targets.
How Have Genetic Analyses Improved Our Knowledge of PCOS?
Modern genetic approaches have allowed for marked advances to be made in current understanding of the etiology of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Diabetes Equalizes Heart Disease Risk Among Men and Women
Study finds that younger and middle-age women with diabetes have similar heart disease risk factors as men—a 4-fold increase compared to women without diabetes. Aggressive screening and treatment urged.
Abaloparatide Reduced Fracture Risk Among Women with Severe Osteoporosis
Daily injection of the synthetic peptide abaloparatide for 18 months significantly reduced the risk of new vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk of fracture.
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk of Some Types of Cancer
Type 1 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of some cancer types, including cancer of the stomach, but a reduced risk of other cancer types, including prostate and breast cancer.

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