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Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

The American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society have issued statements with the intent of improving insulin access and affordability.

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Evidence-based guidelines and clinician recommendations have been evaluated to create the first-of-its-kind statement focused on psychosocial care of people with diabetes.

Case Study: Combination GLP-1/DPP-4 Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

Case Study: Combination GLP-1/DPP-4 Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

The use of combined GLP-1/DPP-4 medication therapy is not currently supported by American Diabetes Association guidelines.

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated ADA Position Statement

The ADA updated recommendations on prevention methods and pain management for 2 forms of diabetic neuropathy.

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The FDA has released draft guidance documents for appropriate marketing communication on medical products and devices.

Opinions

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

Sustained Weight Loss Benefits in Type 2 Diabetes

Over 5 years follow-up, researchers found reduced levels of HbA1c, triglycerides, LDL-cholesterol, and quality of life in patients who reported sustained weight loss.

Long-Term Weight Loss Benefits From Maintenance Intervention

Post-diet coaching sessions have been found to improve the maintenance of long-term weight loss in dieters.

Postmenopausal Weight Loss Decreases Risk of Endometrial Cancer

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

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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