Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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Does Medication Discontinuation Raise Patients’ Risk?
Researchers set out to understand the association between patients’ fracture risk and their discontinuation of the drug denosumab.
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More efforts should be made to help reduce the long-term health impacts of poor eating habits in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
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What is the best treatment option for pregnant women with diabetes? Is metformin safer than insulin? A team led by researchers tackled these questions.
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Are there differences in the clinical presentations of obese and non-obese adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome?
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How safe and effective is percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of patients suffering from osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures adjacent to circumferential fusion?
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Age, Gender, and Disease Duration
Glycemic control is an important part of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) management. What factors make some children with T1DM more likely to have poor glycemic control than others?
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What role does dietary fiber intake play in the glycemic control of patients with type 2 diabetes?
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Assessing Mental Health Before and After Treatment
How common are feelings of anxiety and depression in people with primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT), and can treatment of the condition help improve the mental health status of affected individuals?
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Adolescent males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia should be tested for testicular adrenal rest tumors every 1 to 2 years.
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Researchers in the Netherlands explored the prevalence of osteoporosis and the factors that lead to bone loss in people with Parkinson’s disease.
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A study in PLoS Medicine explored the risks of cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults with type 1 diabetes.
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity are both important public health concerns that require new and novel methods of stemming the diseases.
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A Real Increase or Better Detection Procedures?
To what extent is the recent rise in thyroid cancer incidence in the United States due to enhanced detection procedures?
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What effects do sleep apnea and treatment for the condition have on insulin resistance in patients with acromegaly? Read the latest updates on this topic.
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A recent study in the Southern Medical Journal explores misclassifications of type 1 diabetes in adolescents, and potential effects on patients’ risks of related complications.
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The Influence of Personal Characteristics
Researchers set out to explore the personal characteristics that may influence a person’s ability to manage hypertension and high blood cholesterol while living with type 2 diabetes.
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A study explores the health-related quality of life and feelings of self-worth among children with congenital hypothyroidism.
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A recent study set out to explore hair loss following acromegaly surgery. Read more about this study in Clinical Endocrinology.
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Assessing the Roles of Poverty and Other Factors
What role does socioeconomic status play in people’s risk for osteoporosis, osteoporotic fractures, and other health conditions? A recent study in Clinical Endocrinology tackled this question.
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The Effects of Dietary Patterns in Women with History of Gestational Diabetes
Researchers explored the association between a healthy diet and risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.