General Endocrinology Feature Archive
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.
Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.
Of various interventions used in nonclinical settings for the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity, school-based programs that combine nutrition and exercise and include a home-based component appear to be the most effective approaches.
An increasing number of studies support the use of continuous glucose monitoring in adult patients with T2D, and the observed benefits are likely to extend to youth with T2D.
Study showed gender-discordant metabolic impairment during puberty that was correlated with peak growth velocity in boys, but not in girls.
Michael Pillinger, MD, professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine, spoke with Rheumatology Advisor about his team's recent review of gout and metabolic syndrome.
Obstructive sleep apnea treatment can impact metabolic alterations in children with obesity and OSA.
An endocrinologist shares his experience of using concept videos to teach medical students.
One practicing endocrinologist ponders whether mentoring medical students requires more than imparting knowledge.
The role of uncertainty in clinical practice, and its implications for physicians, is thoughtfully examined by an endocrinologist in this opinion piece.
Although the underlying pathophysiology of homeostasis-related headaches is not yet clearly defined, the nervous and endocrine systems are thought to be involved through the maintenance of homeostasis.
Even the addition of a cash incentive did not result in significant health benefits for patients using activity trackers.
As our aging workforce expands, a decreasing number of young investigators are applying for National Institute of Health (NIH) R01-equivalent grants.
Decreased caloric intake was linked to improvements in mood, sleep quality, and sexual drive.
Although many clinicians applaud the big-picture approach of the new guidelines, some have taken issue with certain recommendations.
An analysis of 3 diabetes registries examines the benefits of using insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
Weight, metabolic health, and overall quality of life improved 3 years after bariatric surgery.
Disordered eating behaviors more common in diabetes than in the general population.
Consensus group focuses on prevention and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.
Endocrinology Advisor provides a closer look at the American Thyroid Association's guidelines for pediatric thyroid cancer.
In addition to bone health, it now appears that vitamin D plays a major role in preventing inflammation that leads to type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis.
The Endocrine Society is urging Congress to address shrinking federal budgets that may hinder groundbreaking medical research.
Careful consideration of unique issues and a coordinated team effort is necessary to providing optimal care for children with diabetes in childcare settings.
Changes in adipose tissue precede the development of cachexia symptoms, and suggest a treatment approach.
Study showing increased GH use among teens may have inherent flaws.
Primarily used in food and drink packaging, ingestion of bisphenol A has been linked to obesity, diabetes and reproductive disorders.
Endocrinology Advisor Articles
- Testosterone Use Remains High Among Men With Coronary Artery Disease
- Insulin Analogs vs Regular Human Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes
- Primary Characteristics of PCOS Predictive of Obstetric Complications
- Trends in Bisphosphonate Use and Hip Fracture Rates in Denmark
- Maternal Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Risk for Disease
- ADA's 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Focus on Patient-Centered Care
- Sleep Habits Affect Insulin Sensitivity in Adolescents With Overweight, Obesity
- Levothyroxine Associated With Increased Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure
- Head-to-Head Comparison of Professional vs Personal CGM Systems in T1D
- Dual vs Triple Therapy for Metformin Treatment Intensification in Type 2 Diabetes
- Risk for Congenital Heart Defects in Offspring of Mothers With Obesity
- Is the MiniMed 670G System Safe for Children With Type 1 Diabetes?
- Gender-Affirming Hormonal Treatment and Long-Term Bone Safety
- Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
- No Evidence for Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners