How much sugar are children really consuming? That and more in this week's Handoff.
NPR examines the orphan drug process, a Nobel Prizewinning stem cell researcher discusses his latest research, and fertility experts question the use of a controversial "3-parent" IVF technique.
This week, GOP leaders express concerns about repealing Obamacare, the Endocrine Society debuts its first open access journal, the FDA warns of cybersecurity issues with cardiac devices, and more.
This week, read about nature vs nurture in in vitro fertilization, a new recommendation for reporting hypoglycemia, Democrats fight against repealing the Affordable Care Act, and more.
This week, the FDA pushed through several approvals of expanded indications for diabetes drugs and devices, and one physician shares her experience with opting out of Medicare.
Eli Lilly announces that the company will offer discounted prices on certain insulin products, and President Obama signed the 21st Century Care Act into law.
This week, read about the US Surgeon General's report on increased use of e-cigarettes among youths, the Senate's vote on the 21st Century Cures Act, and more.
The Handoff is a weekly roundup of endocrinology and general medicine news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical industry, association, and society news.
Endocrinology Advisor Articles
- Effect of HbA1c and Perioperative Glucose on Postoperative Mortality
- Effect of Growth Hormone Treatment on BMD in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome
- Case for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes
- Telemedicine Expands Access to Rural, Low-Income, Isolated Communities
- GLP-1 Agonists Superior to DPP-4 Inhibitors for Reducing HbA1c, Weight in Type 2 Diabetes
- American College of Physicians Releases 4 Guidelines for HbA1c Targets in T2D
- Dyslipidemia Drug Indications
- Damaging Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Bone Mass and Microarchitecture
- No Difference in Weight Loss Outcomes With Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet
- Pioglitazone May Reduce Cardiovascular, Noncardiovascular Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes
- Once-Daily Oral Contraceptive for Men Shows Promise
- MiniMed 670G System Improves Glycemic Outcomes in Children With T1D
- Semaglutide May Be Useful for Treating Obesity in People Without Diabetes
- Low Sperm Count Linked to Poor Metabolic, Cardiovascular, Bone Health
- Estrogen Improves Eating Behavior, Psychopathology in Oligo-Amenorrheic Athletes