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ATA Guidelines for Managing Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy: Update

ATA Guidelines for Managing Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy: Update

Updated guidelines include thyroid function testing, iodine nutrition, pregnancy complications, and treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy and lactation.

FDA Issues Guidance on Medical Product Marketing Communication

FDA Issues Guidance on Medical Product Marketing Communication

The FDA has released draft guidance documents for appropriate marketing communication on medical products and devices.

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

The new guidelines call for treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in specific patient groups to lower goals than previously recommended.

Update on the Diagnosis & Management of Homeostasis-Related Headaches

Update on the Diagnosis & Management of Homeostasis-Related Headaches

Although the underlying pathophysiology of homeostasis-related headaches is not yet clearly defined, the nervous and endocrine systems are thought to be involved through the maintenance of homeostasis.

Resident Handoffs: Improved Strategies for Better Inpatient Care

Resident Handoffs: Improved Strategies for Better Inpatient Care

Recent research shows that end-of-rotation transitions in care are associated with a significantly higher risk for in-hospital mortality.

Q&A: How Prevalent Are Conflicts of Interest in Patient Advocacy Groups?

Q&A: How Prevalent Are Conflicts of Interest in Patient Advocacy Groups?

Susannah L. Rose, PhD, shares insight into the prevalence of industry funding of advocacy groups and what clinicians should consider when interpreting research outcomes.

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General Endocrinology Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

The role of uncertainty in clinical practice, and its implications for physicians, is thoughtfully examined by an endocrinologist in this opinion piece.

Obesity Redefining Obesity: An Interview With Jeffrey Mechanick, MD

Redefining Obesity: An Interview With Jeffrey Mechanick, MD

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology are seeking to eliminate the stigma surrounding the term "obesity" and clarify information about obesity as a disease state.

Diabetes How Can We Use the "Wow" Factor to Improve Patient Care?

How Can We Use the "Wow" Factor to Improve Patient Care?

The natural curiosity provoked by looking at research and clinical care with a sense of wonder may help us find new ways to deal with old problems.

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The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The American Thyroid Association recently published updated evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing adults with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid ...

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Latest in Obesity

Postmenopausal Weight Loss Decreases Risk of Endometrial Cancer

Weight loss during menopause is associated with a lower risk of endometrial cancer.

Weight Suppression May Be Indicative of Eating Disorder Severity

Study results were mixed, researchers found, and caution that causality cannot be implied due to the nature of the study.

Self-Stigmatization in Obesity Elevates Cardiometabolic Risk

Shaming those who are obese into weight loss will negatively impact their motivation and increase risk for cardiovascular disease.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Contraceptive Use Raises Stroke Risk in Comorbid Migraine

The use of combined hormonal contraceptives significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine with aura but not in women with migraine without aura.

Opioids Reduce Testosterone, Estradiol Serum Concentrations

Researchers measured free testosterone and free estradiol concentrations in patients on long-term opioid therapy to determine the side effects of treatment.

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Pediatric Populations

Researchers identified a 15-fold increase in diagnoses of vitamin D deficiency in children between 2008 and 2014.

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