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Model of a thyroid gland and pills
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.
Bottle of insulin and lancet
Patients receiving weekly insulin had fewer hypoglycemic events in a new study
Weekly insulin is closer than ever to becoming available.
Illustration showing the connection between the eye and the ear
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.
Diverse kids with backpacks walking toward the bus
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.
Vagus Nerve
Two new studies shed light on new approaches to reducing habitual overeating
Optogenetics and optoelectronic technology show promise in the future treatment of obesity by stimulating the vagus nerve with LED light.
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing
New insights on the intersection of diabetes, obesity, and COVID-19
New insights on the intersection of diabetes, obesity, and COVID-19
Premature baby
The inexpensive drugs can be used in preterm labor to support a successful delivery
The inexpensive drugs can be used in preterm labor to support a successful delivery
Cinnamon for prediabetes
The spice lowered blood glucose in patients who were not on any other medication in a recent study
The spice lowered blood glucose in patients who were not on any other medication in a recent study
Diabetic eye
Over 20% of patients have retinopathy when they are first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
Catching signs of diabetic retinopathy early can prevent the need for costly procedures later on.
Obesity gene
Addiction centers LHb and MHb play a role in both conditions
Vitamin D and the Coronavirus
More than 80 percent of patients hospitalized with the Coronavirus were found to be deficient in Vitamin D in a new study
Research suggests that Vitamin D may be protective against the Coronavirus.
Kidney
Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) help determine the likelihood of hospitalization and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease
Taking a patient's mental health into consideration aids in transplant success for chronic kidney disease.
Vitamin D and obesity
Does a lack of vitamin D bring on obesity?
Could vitamin D be the key to weight loss?
Testosterone for type 2 diabetes remission
The male hormone reversed diabetes in a third of clinical trial participants
Testosterone shows potential to reverse diabetes in men
The Alzheimer's and diabetes connection
Researchers suggest that AD is a diabetes of the brain
Is Alzheimer's a diabetes of the brain?
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