Julie M. Gentile

Associate Medical Writer
Wheaton, IL

About Julie M. Gentile

Julie works with Editorial Board members to ensure that the content you read on EndocrineWeb is thoroughly researched and easy to understand. With a medical copy editing background, she has an eye for spelling, style, and grammar. And as a person living with hypothyroidism, Julie is genuinely interested in learning about how to live well with an endocrine disorder.

In her free time, Julie enjoys exercising, practicing yoga, reading, and attending rock 'n' roll concerts.

Articles Written by Julie M. Gentile

The Connection Between Hypothyroidism and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Researchers looked at the connection between the broad spectrum of hypothyroidism and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Cushing’s Syndrome Causes
Causes of Cushing’s syndrome explained, including pituitary tumors, adrenal tumors, and excessive production of cortisol. Also, use of corticosteroids can cause Cushing’s syndrome.
Surgery for Pituitary Tumors
Pituitary tumor surgery involves removing all or most of your tumor. But what type of surgery you have depends on what type of tumor you have, as well as the size and shape of the tumor. Article focuses on the 2 main types of pituitary tumor surgery.
Study Looks at Link Between Anemia and Hypothyroidism
Anemia is sometimes the first sign of hypothyroidism. In a thyroid study, researchers looked at the characteristics of anemia in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism and overt hypothyroidism.
The Mental and Physical Impact of Subclinical Thyroid Disorders in Older Adults
Researchers from the Netherlands looked at the impact subclinical thyroid disorders have on depression, physical and cognitive impairment, and mortality in older adults.
Study Shows Connection Between Thyroidectomy and Weight Gain
Many patients who have had a thyroidectomy complain of weight gain despite their efforts to lose weight. Researchers looked at the connection between weight gain and thyroidectomy.
Should Women Take Iodine Supplements to Boost Thyroid Function Before Pregnancy?
Find out what an observational study uncovered about iodine supplementation in pregnant women.
Should Older Adults with Depression Be Screened for Thyroid Disorders?
Is there any benefit for older adults with depression to be screened for thyroid disorders? Researchers examined whether thyroid disorders are linked to depression in older adults.
Does Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy Affect Intellectual Development of Children?
Is it possible that subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy affects the intellectual development of children? Article explains what Iranian researchers discovered in this hypothyroidism study.
High Doses of Vitamin D3 Are Not Superior to Standard Dose in Post-menopausal Women
Are high doses of vitamin D3 better than the standard dose for boosting bone mineral density and decreasing bone turnover in post-menopausal women who have low bone mass?
Work-related Stress and Type 2 Diabetes: Is There a Link?
In a study, researchers looked at whether work-related psychosocial stress is linked to the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Obesity Linked to Decreased Lung Function in Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
A study that appeared in the October 2011 issue of Diabetes Care looked at whether reduced lung function is linked to diabetes and metabolic syndrome. What role does obesity play in decreased lung function and diabetes?

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