Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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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.
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An article in Clinical Endocrinology examines the effectiveness of radioactive iodine ablation in halting the recurrence of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma.
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A study in the European Journal of Endocrinology looks at the quality of life in patients in remission of Cushing’s syndrome.
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How Low Bone Mineral Density Affects Dental Health
Postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis may have a heightened risk of certain dental problems.
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Depression and Poor Metabolic Control for Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Is there a relationship between parental stress and the emotional and physical outcomes of adolescents with type 1 diabetes?
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Obese patients with type 2 diabetes may receive similar benefits from diabetes self-management interventions as patients who are not obese.
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The Roles of Genetic Factors and Comorbidity
Is hyperthyroidism associated with increased mortality? If so, is it the condition itself, genetic factors, or comorbidity that influences this increase?
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Clinical Presentation, Outcome, and Management
Researchers explore the concerns of dopamine agonist-resistant patients with prolactinomas. Read the results of this study in the European Journal of Endocrinology.
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A study sheds light on the impact of osteoporosis on the health-related quality of life in men. Read more about this recent study in The Aging Male.
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The age at which a person develops type 1 diabetes may affect their risk for clinically significant macular edema.
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Can online self-management tools help patients with diabetes manage their condition as well as more direct contact with an experienced care manager?
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What roles do genetic factors (such as height) and levels of physical activity at various life stages play in the risk of thyroid cancer for postmenopausal women?
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Researchers examine the long-lasting socio-economic effects of child onset growth hormone deficiency that can persist into adulthood. Check out the findings of this study.
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What is the best method for identifying painful vertebrae in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) who cannot have an MRI ?
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Should Patients Perform Aerobic Exercises or Resistance Training Routines First?
It is well known that exercising can help people with diabetes manage their condition—but could the order in which patients complete their workout regimen have an effect on blood glucose levels?