Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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The age at which a person develops type 1 diabetes may affect their risk for clinically significant macular edema.
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Can online self-management tools help patients with diabetes manage their condition as well as more direct contact with an experienced care manager?
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What roles do genetic factors (such as height) and levels of physical activity at various life stages play in the risk of thyroid cancer for postmenopausal women?
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Researchers examine the long-lasting socio-economic effects of child onset growth hormone deficiency that can persist into adulthood. Check out the findings of this study.
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What is the best method for identifying painful vertebrae in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) who cannot have an MRI ?
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Should Patients Perform Aerobic Exercises or Resistance Training Routines First?
It is well known that exercising can help people with diabetes manage their condition—but could the order in which patients complete their workout regimen have an effect on blood glucose levels?
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The physical tolls of diabetes can be challenging for patients. However, a sometimes underexplored area of concern is the emotional burden faced by people living with diabetes.
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Study of Bone Turnover in Moderate Drinkers
A study examined the underlying cellular mechanisms that cause alcohol to have a positive impact on bone health.
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How to Proceed with Cytologically Indeterminate Nodules on FNA
In evaluating thyroid nodules, fine needle aspiration biopsy is the critical initial diagnostic test. If the results are indeterminate, thyroid surgery is often undertaken.
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Review from Researchers on Emerging Testosterone Treatments
Hypogonadal men have shifting clinical needs over time; in fact, the phenotype and clinical needs change dramatically, leading to a need for versatile therapies.
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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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