Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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Study Comparing Testosterone Levels in Opioid Users and Non-users
Hypogonadism is common in opioid users: in patients with hypogonadism-associated comorbidities, opioid users have the highest incidence of it.
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Promising Results in a Mice Study
Type 1 diabetes can cause a particular type of osteoporosis. Review osteoporosis research addressing a possible treatment option for type 1 diabetes-induced osteoporosis.
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How Does It Change Serum IL?
A study was published comparing the effects of a mixture of insulin lispro and insulin glargine on glycemic control, and the subjects were young adults with type 1 diabetes.
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Study Also Looked at Bone Metabolism
Osteoporosis study examining how submaximal aerobic exercise affects bone metabolism and balance. Should you be recommending a certain type of aerobic exercise to your postmenopausal osteoporotic patients?
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Dysregulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis and Its Effect on Anxiety and Depression
It’s an unfortunate occurrence that obese children often also develop anxiety and/or depression—and those conditions can exacerbate the metabolic and cardiovascular risks that come with obesity.
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Blood Glucose Testing, Exercise, and Diet
Researchers examined the effect emotional coping has on diabetes self-care, including blood glucose testing, diet, and exercise.
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According to research, Asian people who have type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk of developing certain types of cancer.
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Swedish Study Looks at Question in the Elderly Population
A Swedish study looked at if phthalates—used in plastics and make-up—increase the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the elderly population.
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Serum Thyroglobulin Level Can Be Predictive of Follicular Thyroid Cancer
In an effort to reduce the number of thyroidectomies done to diagnose malignancy of a follicular neoplasm of the thyroid gland, researchers looked at independent predictive factors.
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Study Looks at Patients Diagnosed Pre-Puberty and at Puberty
Researchers looked at infant and toddler type 1 diabetes. They compared the impact that pre-pubertal duration of type 1 diabetes has on the occurrence of diabetic retinopathy and other complications in 2 groups of patients.
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3-year Follow-up Study Looks at Progression of Osteoporosis in COPD Patients
Researchers looked at the progression of osteoporosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Researchers looked at the connection between the broad spectrum of hypothyroidism and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
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Researchers looked into the role of various tests to see if they can help diagnose PA at a lower cost.
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Researchers Look at Vitamin D Levels and Bone Mineral Density in Women with Fibromyalgia
Researchers evaluated and compared vitamin D levels and bone mineral density in women with fibromyalgia to healthy women. Did they find that fibromyalgia is a risk factor for osteoporosis?
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Researchers looked at doctors’ attitudes about referring their patients who have type 2 diabetes for bariatric surgery. Is it common for doctors to recommend bariatric surgery for their patients with type 2 diabetes?
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Researchers examined whether targeted assessment for incidental vertebral fractures on computed tomography (CT) examinations of the chest or abdomen in older adults would help indentify previously undetected vertebral fractures.
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Researchers Look at Whether Celiac Disease Affects Absorption of Levothyroxine
It’s well known that celiac disease is common in patients who have hypothyroidism. Researchers investigated whether the presence and treatment of celiac disease impact levothyroxine dosing.
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New Study Looks at Antiresorptive Agents in Patients with Increased Fracture Risk
Researchers investigated the effectiveness of potent antiresorptive medications that are currently available to prevent fractures. Discover what they learned in this osteoporosis study.
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How Does GHD Effect Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Biomarkers?
Body composition and biomarkers of cardiovascular risk are affected by both growth hormone excess and growth hormone deficiency (GHD). While that is a known fact, it’s unknown how developing growth hormone deficiency after being treated for acromegaly affects body composition and cardiovascular risks. A study published in 2012 examined this.
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Senior author Ralf Paschke, MD, PhD, told EndocrineWeb that clinicians treating patients with hyperthyroidism should “be aware of the outlined malignancy risk” in this paper.
Researchers examined the association between thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism. Find out what researchers learned about this relationship in this thyroid-focused study.
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