Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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Report finds a variety of factors associated with successful treatment
Veterans Affairs studies access to treatment for transgender veterans.
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No need to increase A1C goals to avoid daily hypoglycemic events
Report of a recent study establishing how GMI can be used to track hypoglycemic events in patients with continuous glucose monitors.
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Part 2: Cardiovascular and renal benefits in detail
A detailed look at two studies investigating the benefits of using sotagliflozin in treating worsening heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
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Study looks at super-agers for clues.
A recent study explores the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis in extremely old men.
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PART 1: The SOLOIST-WHF and SCORED Studies in a nutshell
An overview of two studies investigating the benefits of using sotagliflozin in treating worsening heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Two diabetes self-management education programs find success by looking for effective ways to connect
Two studies find the benefits of taking diabetes self-management education to patients.
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Gentle, holistic method of improving diabetic health
Ongoing research shows that yoga can be beneficial in managing type 2 diabetes.
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Two Taiwanese companies report on new DFU treatments: one in phase 2, the other completed phase 3 overseas. US phase 3 trials for both are planned.
Study results for two new advancements in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
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Residents in easily walkable neighborhoods, compared to car-dependent neighborhoods, were less likely to develop prediabetes after a one year follow up.
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Treating those with type 1 diabetes includes paying attention to the mental and emotional well-being of patients and their families.
Clinical recommendations for including mental health check ins during every stage of type 1 diabetes care.
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Three recent studies test the efficacy of incretin therapies in treating type 2 diabetes with promising results.
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Patients who are dissatisfied after treatment with levothyroxine alone stand to benefit the most
Despite its additional cardiovascular risk, combination thyroid treatment can improve outcomes for patients with hypothyroidism who have not been helped by traditional treatment.
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Patients receiving weekly insulin had fewer hypoglycemic events in a new study
Weekly insulin is closer than ever to becoming available.
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In a small study, 65% of patients who were prescribed the drug for thyroid eye disease had hearing issues
Bacteria and probiotics in the intestines
Gut microbiota can exert beneficial effects in diabetic patients by altering oxidative stress biomarkers
Probiotic supplements have been found to lower blood sugar in recent studies.
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Pediatricians weigh in on how to talk to parents who are concerned their children's endocrine conditions put them at a higher risk for COVID-19
Sending kids to school during COVID with diabetes or obesity requires extra precautions.
Transgender adolescent
The treatment of transgender and gender diverse youth should be governed by the best available medical evidence, not politics.
The state of transgender health care: policy, law and medical frameworks.
Low bone mass
Two recent studies suggest that lack of sleep can affect bone mass over time.
Hours of sleep help reduce risk for osteoporosis, according to a new study.
Covid-19 can bring on diabetes even if you were not prediabetic
New research finds that COVID-19 can bring on diabetes in patients who were not prediabetic before infection
Doctors are diagnosing patients who did not have prediabetes with diabetes as a complication of COVID-19.
American Diabetes Association Guidelines for 2021
The updated recommendations from the America Diabetes Association focus on evolving evidence, upgraded technology and individualized care
How the ADA's guidelines for the treatment of patients with diabetes have changed since last year.
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