A growing body of research highlights the important role of bone in glucose metabolism.
Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.
Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.
Compared with the general population, patients with type 2 diabetes are at a 35% to 60% greater risk for atrial fibrillation.
The reasons for physicians' discomfort with conversations about dying are as much cultural, social, and systemic as they are personal.
Endocrinology Advisor interviewed experts to explore mechanisms, clinical implications, and research needs pertaining to the diabetes-dementia link.
Statin therapy is the first line of defense against high LDL-C and the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in individuals with diabetes.
Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
In the last 5 years, many clinicians have faced tough questions about how best to serve transgender youth while doing no harm.
Because they're busy looking in different directions, the principles "innocent until proven guilty" and "first, do no harm" don't always get along.
While it is now well-established that having MS should not limit patients' reproductive choices, this was not always the case.
According to a 2016 study, the mean price of insulin increased nearly 3-fold between 2002 and 2013.
Overweight and obesity are established risk factors for the development of metabolic diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular disease.
The transition from pediatric to adult care for type 1 diabetes should be a gradual process, with a plan to make the change when the patient is ready, not at a pre-determined time.
Guidelines from The Endocrine Society, updated in 2017, advocate a shared decision-making approach regarding growth hormone therapy and advise against routine treatment for all children with idiopathic short stature.
Comorbid depression, when not well controlled, can affect one's ability to self-manage diabetes. There can be loss of interest in making proper lifestyle choices, monitoring glucose levels, and taking one's medicines.
Findings suggest that insulin resistance and deficiency may increase the risk of Alzheimer disease via their influence on brain function.
Divergent recommendations in guidelines from the USPSTF and the ATA/AACE contribute to the controversy surrounding whether to test and treat for subclinical hypothyroidism.
Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.
Environmental causes of T2D and other metabolic disorders are often overlooked; a new body of evidence, however, is changing the clinical thinking about mitigating these effects on those at high risk of T2D.
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