Recent Conditions Articles https://www.endocrineweb.com/ Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:46:54 -0400 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:30:52 -0400 Graves’ Disease May Develop in Response to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/thyroid-diseases/60662-graves-disease-may-develop-response-multiple-sclerosis-drug <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/thyroid-diseases/60662-graves-disease-may-develop-response-multiple-sclerosis-drug"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/60662-ms-patient.graves_42307116_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" /></a><!--paging_filter-->The favored treatment for active MS is alemuzumab (Lemtrada) which often leads to development of Graves' disease, require close follow-up for months or even years. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles Low Testosterone in Men: Can Exercise Boost This Hormone? https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/low-testosterone/testosterone-supplementation-when-how-boost-levels-safely <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/low-testosterone/testosterone-supplementation-when-how-boost-levels-safely"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/article/60573-testosteroneexercise_64523818_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->Low testosterone may be due to hypogonadism or a secondary cause in which a gentle exercise routine may be sufficient to restore levels to a normal range. Yevgeniy Vaynkof MD Recent Conditions Articles Reversing Diabetes with Weight Loss: Stronger Evidence, Bigger Payoff https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/60067-reversing-diabetes-weight-loss-stronger-evidence-bigger-payoff <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/60067-reversing-diabetes-weight-loss-stronger-evidence-bigger-payoff"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/60067-reversingdiabetesweightloss_87560691_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->New evidence supports the possibility of reversing type 2 diabetes by lowering fat build-up in the pancreas and liver; greatest chance of success when weight loss is achieved around the time of diagnosis. A physician-led liquid diet program proves highly effective to achieve T2D remission in many patients. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles How to Eat Rice and Potatoes without Spiking Your Blood Sugar—Add Lentils https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/60013-how-eat-rice-potatoes-without-spiking-your-blood-sugar-add-lentils <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/60013-how-eat-rice-potatoes-without-spiking-your-blood-sugar-add-lentils"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/60013-lentils_98951438_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->For people with diabetes who love their rice and potatoes, adding some lentils may be the answer to better blood sugar control, and a more heart-healthy diet without having to give up on some favorite carbohydrates. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Good for Heart Health? Pick Capsules or Food? https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/metabolic-syndrome/59997-omega-3-fatty-acids-good-heart-health-pick-capsules-food <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/metabolic-syndrome/59997-omega-3-fatty-acids-good-heart-health-pick-capsules-food"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/59997-omega3_40030840_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->Two recent reports say eat a heart healthy diet that includes foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids, including cold water fish like salmon and trout as well as walnuts, flaxseed and chia seeds. Omega 3 supplements are only beneficial to reduce triglycerides. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles How Bad Is Sugar? Even the Earliest Exposure Should Be Avoided https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59953-kid-sugar-even-earliest-exposure-impacts-health-development <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59953-kid-sugar-even-earliest-exposure-impacts-health-development"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/59953-2ndhandsugar_27323339_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->Added sugars and artificial sweeteners negative impact health and development from the moment of conception on, so skip the sweetened beverages, juices, and sugary foods for your kid's long-term health. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles Low Thyroid Level in Newborns: New Clues on How Long to Treat https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/low-thyroid-level-newborns-new-clues-how-treat <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/low-thyroid-level-newborns-new-clues-how-treat"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/article/59935-newborn_lowthyroid_62558031_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->When babies are diagnosed with hypothyroidism at birth, more than half will outgrow the condition by the age of 3; otherwise, treatment with daily levothyroxine is all that is needed to assure normal growth and development. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles Diabetes and Heart Disease: 5 Lifestyle Fixes for Head-to-Toe Health https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59897-diabetes-heart-disease-5-lifestyle-fixes-head-toe-health <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59897-diabetes-heart-disease-5-lifestyle-fixes-head-toe-health"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/59897-healthylifestyle_59362649_l.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->The risks of having both Diabetes and Heart Disease are growing, negatively affecting every organ in the body but there are 5 key behaviors that can reduce the complications and promote heart health. Jodi Godfrey, MS, RD Recent Conditions Articles PCOS Treatment: Use of Combination Therapy More Effective Long-Term https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos/59896-pcos-treatment-use-combination-therapy-more-effective-long <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos/59896-pcos-treatment-use-combination-therapy-more-effective-long"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/59896-hirsutismtx_8016028_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->Common symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS, including acne, excess hair growth, and irregular period respond best to combination therapy with improvements increasing over time. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles BCAAs: Possible Link to Gestational and Type 2 Diabetes https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59860-bcaas-possible-link-gestational-type-2-diabetes <a href="https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59860-bcaas-possible-link-gestational-type-2-diabetes"><img src="https://static.endocrineweb.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/lead-images/news/59860-pregnantexercising88454351_m.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="5" border="1" width="85" height="60" /></a><!--paging_filter-->While branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) can help repair muscle after exercise, BCAAs appear to increase the risk of gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes in women. Kathleen Doheny Recent Conditions Articles