Latest Features & Opinion

Improving the Well-Being of Medical Students

Changing the learning environment and reforming programs is important to improving the well-being of medical students.

What’s the Future of the ACA?

The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

New Recommendation for Reporting Hypoglycemia

Two diabetes associations are calling for more standard definitions of hypoglycemia to improve information on risk garnered during clinical trials.

Role of Obesity in Afib

The comorbid conditions of obesity and atrial fibrillation require better prevention and treatment strategies.

Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Care

Artificial intelligence has many potential applications in medicine, but there are delays in implementation.

Issues With Patient EHR Access

The increase in direct patient access to online health records confers multiple benefits, though disparities in access should be addressed.

Improving Learning and Evaluation for Residents

In a recent issue of JAMA focused on medical education, researchers and physicians explore what's working and what's not in medical education.

HIPAA Audits Expose Providers' Weaknesses

Providers are still not doing some of the most basic tasks required by the law.

Privacy Considerations for Diabetes Products

Often, patients as consumers may not be aware that the products they are using for diabetes care are not protected by HIPAA.

Does Obesity Need a New Name?

Does Obesity Need a New Name?

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.

Drug Lookup

Search our drug information database which contains an extensive list of endocrinology drugs.

Browse drugs by:

Brand Generic Disease

Latest in Obesity

Does Obesity Need a New Name?

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.

Gastric Bypass Outcomes in Teens

Severely obese adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery experienced significant weight loss that was maintained over long-term follow-up.

Adipose Tissue Insulin Resistance in Obesity

Resistance to the antilipolytic effect of insulin is increased in obese individuals with normal glucose tolerance, and in those with impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Headaches

Middle-aged men with low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations had a markedly higher risk of frequent headache.

Vitamin D and Frailty in Older Women

For older women, low vitamin D is associated with incident frailty.

Short-Term Boost in Activity With Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go provided a slight, short-term boost to adults' physical activity levels, but it didn't last, according to a study published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ.

Sign Up for Free e-Newsletters