AACE 2015

Proactive Approach Needed to Manage Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

Proactive Approach Needed to Manage Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

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Identifying celiac disease, preventing accidental gluten exposure is difficult in this patient population.

Access to Glucose Monitoring Supplies Linked to Mortality Rates

Access to Glucose Monitoring Supplies Linked to Mortality Rates

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Results reveal a negative association between survival and acquisition of self-monitoring blood glucose supplies.

Effect of Timing of Postop Radioactive Iodine Ablation in PTC

Effect of Timing of Postop Radioactive Iodine Ablation in PTC

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Timing of radioactive iodine ablation doesn't affect overall survival in papillary thyroid cancer.

Hormonal Evaluation of Adrenal Enlargement May Be Beneficial

Hormonal Evaluation of Adrenal Enlargement May Be Beneficial

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Because adrenal enlargement is more common in some patients, hormonal evaluation may be useful in determining its clinical relevance.

Sonographic Pattern Stratifies Thyroid Nodule Malignancy Risk

Sonographic Pattern Stratifies Thyroid Nodule Malignancy Risk

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Sonographic pattern should be used to determine the threshold for thyroid nodule biopsy and can stratify the risk for malignancy.

Virtual Case Simulations May Improve Foot Care in Diabetes

Virtual Case Simulations May Improve Foot Care in Diabetes

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Virtual case-based simulations may reinforce the importance of foot care for health care providers managing patients with diabetes.

Oral Medications Alone Effective in Type 2 Diabetes With High HbA1c

Oral Medications Alone Effective in Type 2 Diabetes With High HbA1c

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Prescribing oral medications alone may effectively treat patients with type 2 diabetes and HbA1c levels exceeding 9%.

Levothyroxine Dose May Differ for Obese Women After Thyroidectomy

Levothyroxine Dose May Differ for Obese Women After Thyroidectomy

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Obese women who undergo thyroidectomy may require a higher dose of levothyroxine than nonobese women.

Insulin Pump Therapy vs. Multiple Daily Injections in Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Pump Therapy vs. Multiple Daily Injections in Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin pump therapy may improve glycemic control while allowing for less insulin use in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Certified Diabetes Educator 'Ambassadors' Enhance Diabetes Management

Certified Diabetes Educator 'Ambassadors' Enhance Diabetes Management

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The use of certified diabetes educator ambassadors may improve diabetes management while reducing the burden on the shortage of endocrinologists.

Perioperative Diabetes Management Guidelines May Improve Care

Perioperative Diabetes Management Guidelines May Improve Care

Guidance from a multidisciplinary team may improve perioperative management of diabetes.

Adrenal Insufficiency Patients Require More Education on Adrenal Crisis

Adrenal Insufficiency Patients Require More Education on Adrenal Crisis

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Many patients with adrenal insufficiency do not receive adequate education on steroid dose adjustment or have emergency glucocorticoid kits.

Proposed ATA Guidelines' Sonographic Patterns Performance for MTC

Proposed ATA Guidelines' Sonographic Patterns Performance for MTC

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New sonographic patterns proposed in the provisional 2014 ATA guidelines perform well for medullary thyroid cancer.

Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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The benefits of testosterone therapy outweigh the risks, according to experts, and the FDA may need to rethink its stance.

AACE Develops New Toolkit for Obesity Medicine

AACE Develops New Toolkit for Obesity Medicine

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The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has developed a new module and toolkit for obesity medicine.

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