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FDA Panel Favors Approval of IDegLira

In a unanimous vote, the advisory committee recommended that the FDA approve combination degludec/liraglutide for type 2 diabetes.

Testosterone Therapy for Transgender Men

A lack of data prevents endocrinologists from fully understanding the long-term risks of therapy in this patient population.

Neighborhood and Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Risk may be increased by 22% for people living in high-deprivation areas.

Cutting Calories Improves QOL

Decreased caloric intake was linked to improvements in mood, sleep quality, and sexual drive.

Life Expectancy Still Lower in T1D

Patients with diabetes not only had shorter life expectancy but also lived with disabilities longer than the general population.

Potential Benefit of Metformin Therapy

Women with diabetes had a significantly increased risk for dying from cancer, but those taking metformin experienced a survival benefit.

Results From HOPE-3

Results from HOPE-3 suggest statins can be more widely used in intermediate-risk patients without cardiovascular disease.

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for Menopause

Women seeking relief from menopausal symptoms must be aware of the risks, benefits of different treatment options.

SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Class Effect?

SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Class Effect?

Data on cardiovascular benefits as well as adverse effects have thrust this class of diabetes drugs into the spotlight.

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Worsening Diabetes Despite Improved Osteoporosis

Worsening Diabetes Despite Improved Osteoporosis

An older women with type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis experienced improvements with one condition at the expense of the other.

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Latest in Obesity

Low Levels of Hormone Spexin Linked to Childhood Obesity

Spexin levels were lower in a group of obese adolescents compared with non-obese participants.

BBP Exposure May Play Role in Obesity

BBP exposure enhances lipid accumulation and adipogenesis in a dose-dependent manner.

Ingestible Balloon May Help With Weight Loss

Patients using the device lost nearly 7% of their weight after 6 months.

Latest in General Endocrinology

FDA to Redesign Nutrition Facts Label

Added sugars and relevant portion sizes are among the highlights of revision.

Teens' Fat Intake May Affect Breast Density

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats during adolescence are tied to greater breast density later in life.

Vitamin D Receptor Levels Lower in Alopecia

Significantly lower serum and tissue vitamin D receptor levels were seen in alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

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