Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

Yoga Stretch
In a small study in India, researchers examined the benefits of yoga with type 2 diabetes.
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Levothyroxine use can cause subclinical hyperthyroidism. See if that can increase fracture risk in elderly patients. Article covers results and analysis of a thyroid study.
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German researchers looked into what factors affect glycemic control in kids with type 1 diabetes. Their results were published in September 2011, and they found that while watching TV does affect glycemic control, physical activity does not.
Elderly Woman Reading Warning Labels on Pill Bottles
Reclast is an osteoporosis medication, and in September 2011, the FDA issued a new warning label for it. It may cause renal impairment, so physicians should be cautious before prescribing. Article reviews new FDA label for Reclast.
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Research comparing the safety and effectiveness of oral minodronate at monthly doses of 30 mg or 50 mg to a daily dose of 1 mg in patients with osteoporosis.
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Does magnesium have an effect on type 2 diabetes risk? Discover what researchers learned about the impact magnesium has on type 2 diabetes.
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Research looked at the safety of treating select thyroid cancer patients with thyroid lobectomy or total thyroidectomy—without radioactive iodine remnant ablation.
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Find out what an observational study uncovered about iodine supplementation in pregnant women.
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Find out what researchers discovered about hypothyroidism and coronary heart disease.
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This article gives recommendations for optimal dose of anti-thyroid medications for Graves’ disease patients.
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New Thresholds for Diagnosis
Research was presented at the 2011 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting on using salivary cortisol for diagnosing hypercortisolism and hypocortisolism.
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Low testosterone levels are associated with increased mortality in men, and men with type 2 diabetes have a high prevalence of testosterone deficiency.
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Long-term safety and efficacy data on pediatric patients treated with Norditropin® are being collected through a registry called American Norditropin Studies: Web-Enabled Research.
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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?
Lipoic acid enzyme cofactor molecule
Researchers investigated the safety and effectiveness of antioxidant treatment with α-lipoic acid (ALA) for patients with diabetic polyneuropathy.
The structure of human interferon beta
Researchers found more evidence to support that interferon therapy is linked with the development of type 1 diabetes.
Prawn starter with aubergine, tomato and salad by the sea in Mykonos,Greece
Is there a link between the Mediterranean diet and a reduction in type 2 diabetes rates? Learn what researchers discovered.
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A cross-sectional study examined type 2 diabetes and exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the adult Finnish population.
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In an observational cross-sectional study, researchers investigated the severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effect on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
a variety of nutritional labels
Due to the prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes, the USDA Dietary Guidelines strongly parallel nutritional recommendations for people living with diabetes.