Endothelial Function in Transgender Men Taking Testosterone Endothelial Function in Transgender Men Taking Testosterone
Is there a link between testosterone treatment and endothelial dysfunction among transgender men? A new study examines the possible association.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kisspeptin may boost sex drive
According to a study published inJCI Insight, the hormone kisspeptin can activate the brain circuitry associated with sexual attraction, and may help treat men with low sex drive.Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Congenital pituitary hypoplasia model developed
The first congenital pituitary hypoplasia model, developed from patient-derived iPS cells, has been published in theJournal of Clinical Investigation.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Girls experience puberty earlier than 50 years ago
According to a Danish study published inJAMA Pediatrics, the onset of puberty in girls has shifted forward almost a year compared with the 1970s.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause may be delayed by living near nature
A Europe-wide study, published inEnvironment International, suggests that women who live near green spaces and nature are more likely to have a later menopause onset.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Best bread to choose if you want to lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition which affects a person's blood glucose control, but left untreated serious health complications can occur. Carbohydrates can affect blood glucose levels, so when it comes to the one of the nation's favourite carbs, bread, which type is the best to choose? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taiwan reports first death from coronavirus
Taxi driver with diabetes and hepatitis B is fifth fatality outside mainland ChinaA taxi driver has died from the coronavirus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that has curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.The health minister, Chen Shih-chung, said during a news conference on Sunday that the deceased was a 61-year-old man who had diabetes and hepatitis B. Taiwan has to date reported 20 confirmed cases.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Taiwan China Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news Asia Pacific Source Type: news

Food for thought — and health. The right diet for patients can improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Evidence from studies and programs shows how crafting a meal can counter heart ailments, diabetes and other medical problems. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dhruv Khullar Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Adding this green powder to your meals could lower your blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that requires careful monitoring to stave off the risks posed by rising blood sugar levels. Sugar can wreak havoc on blood sugar management, but a natural sugar substitute has been shown to have a positive impact on blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unichem, Macleods Pharma recall drugs from US market
Drug firms Unichem Pharmaceuticals and Macleods Pharma are recalling various lots of tablets used for treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes from the US market, according to a latest enforcement report of the American health regulator. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fewer Kids Hospitalized for Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Quality-Improvement Initiative Fewer Kids Hospitalized for Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Quality-Improvement Initiative
Implementation of an evidenced-based treatment guideline by a multidisciplinary team appears to have significantly cut the number of pediatric hospitalizations for low-risk diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 15, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your stomach could signal the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a growing health problem in the UK. High levels of blood sugar can contribute to many health complications. But what are the signs your body is struggling? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will There be More Clarity About the CGM Landscape at ATTD?
There could be an opportunity to gain more insight into how the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) market will pan out this year at the 2020 International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD). The leading companies in the space are slated to release data and give investors more clarity about CGM offerings, according to a report from Canaccord and Genuity analyst Kyle Rose. Abbott Laboratories’ upcoming Freestyle Libre 2 will be a major topic in the CGM conversation during ATTD because it will reshape the market’s landscape. Already patients and invest...
Source: MDDI - February 15, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
Audit comes in response to surge of telemarketing scams targeting Medicare recipients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatol Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Census Bureau predicts life expectancy will increase by about six years between 2017 and 2060 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Belviq Due to Cancer Risk
However, agency is not recommending special screening for patients who have taken the weight - loss drug (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

The Promising Outlook Of Wearable Technology For Diabetes Management
Wearable technology may potentially change the landscape of diabetes management. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Digital diabetes prevention program use tied to weight reduction among low-income patients with prediabetes
Omada Health's digital program was modified to better support the study's low-income, frequently Hispanic/Latino patient population. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Endocrinologists Are Burned Out and Unhappy, Survey Finds Endocrinologists Are Burned Out and Unhappy, Survey Finds
The latest Medscape Specialist Lifestyle survey paints a worrisome picture.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb ‘ High - Risk ’ Prostate Cancers
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - February 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Reproductive Medicine, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

Uterine Fluid Proteins for Assessing Endometrial Receptivity Uterine Fluid Proteins for Assessing Endometrial Receptivity
Could uterine fluid analysis provide a non-invasive alternative to biopsies for the assessment of endometrial receptivity?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone therapy reduces muscle loss in postmenopausal women
According to a study published inMenopause, long-term hormone therapy may reduce muscle loss and sarcopenia risks in postmenopausal women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin helps reduce cocaine cravings in men with past trauma
According to a study published inPsychopharmacology, oxytocin treatment may reduce cocaine cravings in men with past trauma, but increase cravings in women, when exposed to visual drug cues. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High testosterone levels may increase risk of disease in women
Higher than normal testosterone levels in women may increase the risk of cancer, diabetes and metabolic disease, according to a study published inNature Medicine.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone found in chocolate increases male libido
Kisspeptin found in chocolate may increase libido in men by making women smell and look more attractive, according to a study published in JCI Insight.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Get Society support for the Clinical Excellence Awards 2020
As a nominating body of the Government’s Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) your Society can provide support to Full Members’ applications for the Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs).The CEAs recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants, over and above what is normally expected in their job, to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care.We can support applications at the Gold, Silver and Bronze levels by providing a citation. All new applications are ranked using a Society panel of primarily Gold and Platinum Award holders and citations are provided f...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Are accidents leaving their mark for longer? Watch out for this
TYPE 2 diabetes is an ever-growing health problem. One in three people find out they're already suffering from health complications because of the disease by the time they're diagnosed. Don't wait too long - find out the symptoms now. One sign of the condition to note is linked to how quickly your cuts and wounds heal (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Recalled
Title: Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps RecalledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Bon voyage! Study suggests taking vacations helps boost heart health
(Natural News) Statistics indicate that around a quarter of all adults have a condition known as metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors associated with an elevated risk of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke. The risk of metabolic syndrome increases with age, and lifestyle issues like not exercising enough, smoking and carrying extra... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lorcaserin (Belviq) Withdrawn From US Market Due to Cancer Risk Lorcaserin (Belviq) Withdrawn From US Market Due to Cancer Risk
The FDA's decision stems from the review of a 5-year trial designed to evaluate cardiac risk with the weight-loss drug."We believe that the risks of lorcaserin outweigh its benefits," the FDA said.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Young Children Being Poisoned By Pills Taken Out Of Original Packaging, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) — Young children are accidentally ingesting dangerous pills due to pills being taken out of their child-safe packaging, according to a study by the Journal of Pediatrics. Researchers at Emory University studied calls to five poison centers regarding children five and under who had accidentally ingested pills. They found that more than half involved prescription medications that had been removed from the original child-safe packaging. Parents and grandparents often remove pills from their original containers and put them in daily organizers or leave them out on a nightstand or kitchen counter to take late...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy May Not Be Modifiable Stroke Risk Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy May Not Be Modifiable
New evidence confirming the association between diabetic retinopathy and elevated stroke risk also demonstrates that common clinical interventions to lower risk may not help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA Issues MiniMed600 Insulin Pump Recall FDA Issues MiniMed600 Insulin Pump Recall
If the pumps in question, models 630G and 670G, have broken or missing retainer rings, a potentially loose insulin cartridge could lead to incorrect dosing and possibly hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
They found rates were generally higher in blacks and Hispanics than in whites. Surprisingly, the rate in Asian/Pacific Islanders rose faster than in all other racial ethnic groups. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding may reduce type 2 diabetes risk among women with gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests
The researchers analyzed data from a long-term study of risk factors for chronic diseases in women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth   … via @FDAWomen
#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth … via @FDAWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 13, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

2002 to 2015 Saw Increase in Incidence of Diabetes in Youth
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- From 2002 to 2015, there was a constant increase in the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth, according to research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ro launches WebMD-like health information website
The new site contains information about sexual health, hair loss, weight management, diabetes, men's health and allergies.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Trends in Incidence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Youths - Selected Counties and Indian Reservations, United States, 2002-2015
The number of new cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in U.S. children and adolescents increased at constant rates from 2002 through 2015, and the rates of increase were generally higher in racial/ethnic minority populations than in whites. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Diabetes MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Youth Health Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Young Black Adults More Prone to Stroke, but Don't Know It
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Young black Americans face higher rates of stroke than others as a result of high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, new research suggests. But the same study finds they typically underestimate their stroke risk. " If... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Genetic profile may predict chance of type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes
Researchers followed women before, during and after pregnancy and captured data on their health later in life. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sperm Differences in Obesity May Not Show Up on Fertility Tests Sperm Differences in Obesity May Not Show Up on Fertility Tests
' We have shown that obesity significantly impacts the human sperm proteome, potentially to the detriment of important spermatogenic processes and the function of mature spermatozoa,'say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

322,000 Insulin Pumps Recalled After Injuries, 1 Death Reported
(CNN) — Medtronic has recalled some of its insulin pumps after injuries and one death were reported due to the device malfunctioning, according to a US Food and Drug Administration announcement on Wednesday. The FDA identified it as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Insulin pumps are small devices that can deliver insulin and help diabetes patients reach desired blood glucose levels as part of their management of the disease. Medtronic has recalled certain MiniMed 600 Series insulin pumps for delivering incorrect insulin dosing due to a missing or broken retainer ring, which helps lock the insulin ca...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Diabetes among U.S. youths continued to rise from 2002 to 2015, especially for Asian children and teens, a new study says. Researchers analyzed type 1 and type 2 diabetes among 5- to 19-year-olds. They found rates were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Register for free webinar on writing effective abstracts
Society for Endocrinology members are also members of the International Society of Endocrinology Society (ISE).If you are preparing and abstract for the International Congress of Endocrinology 2020, or need to submit a clinical or scientific abstract soon in your career, watch ISE’s free interactive webinar for tips and tricks on how to write an outstanding abstract.The webinar will be taking place onThursday 27 February 2020 at 2:00PM GMT/UTC.Register to reserve a place. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: Dr Dawn Harper says those with condition 'may have no symptoms'
TYPE 2 diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Everyday more and more people are being diagnosed with the lifelong condition. However, many are unaware they have the condition and are putting their lives at risk ignoring some of the common signs. Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk revealing the symptoms of type 2 diabetes to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Is Way Behind the Curve in Managing Heart Disease - Here's a New Approach
[The Conversation Africa] The burden of noncommunicable diseases in sub-Saharan African is growing because of factors such as demographic changes and increases in life expectancy. These diseases include heart attacks, stroke, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drug Duo Speeds Regeneration of Key Cells Lost in Diabetes
Title: Drug Duo Speeds Regeneration of Key Cells Lost in DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
Title: Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to ClimbCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Taming hormones with food: physician resolves infertility, diabetes, & other conditions
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) Nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, demonstrates how foods affect our hormones--and our health--in his new book, Your Body in Balance. Dr. Barnard shares the science behind how common conditions--like infertility, weight gain, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne--are fueled by hormones that are hidden in or influenced by the foods we eat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 13, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news