Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

thyroid surgery depicted with pieces of a puzzle
How safe is surgery as a treatment for thyroid diseases in aging patients? A study explored this question.
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The amount of time that lapses between the onset of acromegaly symptoms and the point when patients are accurately diagnosed with the condition may impact their psychosocial well-being, according to a new study.
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Patients on alendronate treatment may have risk factors for osteoporotic fractures that differ from people who are not on the treatment.
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Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care
A study in Diabetic Medicine explored the association between the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare and children’s self-care and glycemic control.
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See whether the severity of diabetic retinopathy affects coronary heart disease or stroke risk in patients living with type 2 diabetes.
Man who has fallen off of a bicycle in the snow
A study explored the role that patients’ previous history of falls, along with other factors, played in their risk of incident fractures.
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The extent to which patients are compliant with their type 1 diabetes treatment may have an effect on their mortality risk.
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See whether caffeinated beverages like coffee and tea help to lower or raise the risk of T2D. Read the results of this study.
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Robotic Thyroidectomy vs. Endoscopic Thyroidectomy
A team of researchers set out to understand the effectiveness and safety of two types of thyroidectomy procedures: the robotic thyroidectomy and endoscopic thyroidectomy.
Two girls looking on a laptop computer in the park
A study explored the extent of cardiometabolic risk factors experienced by children and adolescents with Turner Syndrome.
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Calcium Supplementation and Kidney Stone Risk
Researchers in Spain explored the incidence of nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) in patients with osteoporosis who are taking calcium supplements.
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Short Bouts of Exercise vs. Regular Training for Type 1 Diabetes
Researchers explored the effects of both acute and chronic exercise on patients’ management of type 1 diabetes.
Symbol Zn for the chemical element Zinc
A lack of zinc has been associated with a number of chronic disorders, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Surgical patient with Doctor in the backround
What are the effects of surgery for hyperparathyroidism on patients’ bone mineral density (BMD)? Researchers tackled this question.
Woman's feet on a scale
Researchers examined the effects of weight on the reproductive and metabolic features of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Woman electronically measuring her blood sugar
Patients with living with type 2 diabetes often have a heightened risk for a variety of related complications.
Pregnant woman having her blood sugar tested
Researchers in Australia explored the frequency of decreasing insulin requirements in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, as well as the effects on newborns.
Woman riding a bike with her children
Can some lifestyle factors help young people reduce their cardiometabolic risk factors and lower their risk for type 2 diabetes?
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Researchers set out to explore the relationship between hypothyroidism and cystic fibrosis.
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Researchers set out to explore the relationship between low testosterone, quality of life, and psychological health.