ENDO 2017

Reducing Ectopic Fat Restores Normalized Ovulation in PCOS

Reducing Ectopic Fat Restores Normalized Ovulation in PCOS

Researchers examined the efficacy of combination SPIOMET therapy vs oral contraceptive for reducing ectopic fat and restoring normalized ovulation in adolescents with PCOS.

Best of the 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo of the Endocrine Society

Best of the 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo of the Endocrine Society

Highlights from the 99th Annual Meeting & Expo of the Endocrine Society.

Early Puberty, Endocrine Disruptions Noted With Certain Chemical Exposures

Early Puberty, Endocrine Disruptions Noted With Certain Chemical Exposures

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Multiple studies at ENDO 2017 highlighted the dangers linked to both environmental toxin and common household chemical exposure.

Does Fiber Source Affect Plasma Glucose and Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes?

Does Fiber Source Affect Plasma Glucose and Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes?

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Postprandial plasma glucose and insulin measurements were similar, regardless of fiber source.

Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Women on Inhaled Corticosteroids

Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Women on Inhaled Corticosteroids

Patients who used corticosteroids had a 1.1-fold increased risk of having metabolic syndrome vs. corticosteroid non-users and the likelihood was more pronounced in women than in men.

Thyroid Dysfunction in Children May Affect Cognitive Skills

Thyroid Dysfunction in Children May Affect Cognitive Skills

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Cognitive function was affected even in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.

Vitamin D Deficiency in Overweight or Obese Children May Predict CVD Risk

Vitamin D Deficiency in Overweight or Obese Children May Predict CVD Risk

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Patients with vitamin D deficiency had significantly higher total cholesterol, non-HDL-C, triglycerides, and lipoprotein ratios overall.

Utility of Oral Glucose Testing to Identify High Risk Patients With Prediabetes

Utility of Oral Glucose Testing to Identify High Risk Patients With Prediabetes

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Glucose levels were measured at 30, 60, 90, and 120 minutes after study participants consumed sugary drinks.

Higher Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels Associated With Worse Heart Failure

Higher Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels Associated With Worse Heart Failure

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Higher levels of free T4 were associated with atrial fibrillation, but TSH and total T3 were not.

Recommended Dietary Allowance of Vitamin D3 Lower Than IOM Suggestion

Recommended Dietary Allowance of Vitamin D3 Lower Than IOM Suggestion

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Using an immunoassay, researchers determined that vitamin D levels required are lower than the current level recommended by the Institute of Medicine.

Significant Fracture Burden, Psychological Comorbidities Associated With Hypophosphatasia

Significant Fracture Burden, Psychological Comorbidities Associated With Hypophosphatasia

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Disease burden associated with hypophosphatasia was analyzed in a population of patients utilizing electronic medical records.

Circadian Preference Linked to Depression Rates in Type 2 Diabetes

Circadian Preference Linked to Depression Rates in Type 2 Diabetes

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Patients with type 2 diabetes who prefer staying up late at night show more symptoms of depression than those who wake up and sleep earlier.

Does Metformin Therapy During Pregnancy Affect Metabolic Health in PCOS?

Does Metformin Therapy During Pregnancy Affect Metabolic Health in PCOS?

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In a follow-up to the PregMet study, researchers examined the long-term metabolic effects of metformin therapy in pregnancy with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Insulin Pump Therapy Improves QoL for Adolescents With T2DM

Insulin Pump Therapy Improves QoL for Adolescents With T2DM

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At the end of a 3-month period, adolescents with type 2 diabetes experienced decreased HbA1c levels after using insulin pump therapy.

Limited Association Between Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency

Limited Association Between Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency

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Researchers found no improvement in depression scores associated with vitamin D supplementation.

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Common in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Common in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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High rates of Enterobacteriaceae and Staphylococcus aureus were found in diabetic ulcers treated with early ambulatory surgical debridement.

Empagliflozin Use Supported in Patients With DM Post-Cardiac Transplantation

Empagliflozin Use Supported in Patients With DM Post-Cardiac Transplantation

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Both mean body weight and body mass index were reduced with empagliflozin in patients with diabetes following cardiac transplant.

Long-Term Androgen Therapy Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Transgender Men

Long-Term Androgen Therapy Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Transgender Men

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Transgender men who are on long-term androgen therapy have higher levels of aortic stiffness, which may increase their risk for cardiovascular events.

Oral Levothyroxine Absorption Reduced By Cow's Milk Consumption

Oral Levothyroxine Absorption Reduced By Cow's Milk Consumption

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Elemental calcium — found in cow's milk — significantly limits a person's ability to absorb oral levothyroxine.

Systemic Anti-inflammatory Effects of Linagliptin in Type 2 Diabetes

Systemic Anti-inflammatory Effects of Linagliptin in Type 2 Diabetes

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Linagliptin decreased HbA1c, as well as reactive oxygen species generation and plasma lipid peroxide levels.

Testosterone Therapy Increases Live Birth Rates in IVF

Testosterone Therapy Increases Live Birth Rates in IVF

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The effects of testosterone therapy administered before controlled ovarian stimulation on pregnancy and live birth rates were examined in poor responders undergoing IVF

ENDO 2017: What To Watch For

ENDO 2017: What To Watch For

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First look at research being presented at ENDO 2017.

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