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

Can a Weighted Vest Preserve Bone as Seniors Lose Weight? Can a Weighted Vest Preserve Bone as Seniors Lose Weight?
"I am hopeful that we'll see participants lose weight and that the vest use is able to reduce weight-loss-associated bone loss to a similar degree as resistance training," says lead investigator.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

VA Tests Keto Diet in Diabetic Patients; Skeptics Raise Red Flags VA Tests Keto Diet in Diabetic Patients; Skeptics Raise Red Flags
The VA has partnered with Virta Health, a startup that has developed a system of remote coaching for people with type 2 diabetes to help them follow the keto diet. Some health experts are concerned.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug Metformin FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug Metformin
After lab tests indicated only nondetectable or low levels of NMDA in metformin in the US, FDA says it currently has no plans to recall any such products, which are used to treat type 2 diabetes.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Gestational Diabetes: The Treatment Controversy Rages On Gestational Diabetes: The Treatment Controversy Rages On
Data are still lacking to firmly prioritize the most commonly used drugs, says an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Seminal NEJM Ambulatory BP Study Retracted: Now What? Seminal NEJM Ambulatory BP Study Retracted: Now What?
The study was said to be the largest ever conducted of ABPM and showed the technique to predict all-cause mortality. So what now?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

UK Watchdog Turns Down Liraglutide (Saxenda) for Obesity UK Watchdog Turns Down Liraglutide (Saxenda) for Obesity
UK NICE cites"highly uncertain" cost-effectiveness estimates for liraglutide (Saxenda) for obesity and questions the appropriateness of a subgroup analysis of the SCALE trial in a draft ruling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Teens With Obesity and PCOS Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Teens With Obesity and PCOS
Teens with obesity and PCOS had an altered gut microbiome, with decreased diversity and increased"unhealthy" bacteria compared to teens with obesity but without PCOS; higher testosterone was linked to unhealthy bacteria.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Frontier: Transgender Men Yield Eggs, Babies, Even After Testosterone New Frontier: Transgender Men Yield Eggs, Babies, Even After Testosterone
Transgender men seeking to preserve fertility, and/or get pregnant, can be encouraged by data from a landmark US study suggesting prior testosterone use does not negatively impact egg quality or yield.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ultrasensitive Test Better Predicts Final Menstrual Period Ultrasensitive Test Better Predicts Final Menstrual Period
An ultrasensitive AMH blood test predicts final menstrual period to within 1 to 2 years, which is more accurate than current methods; expert notes results do not apply to women younger than 42 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease FDA Approves First Treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease
The monoclonal antibody teprotumumab reduces proptosis and related eye problems in patients with thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diets Equally Beneficial if Healthy Foods Included Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diets Equally Beneficial if Healthy Foods Included
Neither low-fat nor low-carbohydrate diets on their own increased the risk of death, however, unhealthy food choices in each make a small difference.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Magnesium Disorders Up Hypocalcemia Risk After Thyroidectomy Magnesium Disorders Up Hypocalcemia Risk After Thyroidectomy
Hypocalcemia occurred in nearly 20% of patients following thyroidectomy in the large study, however, most cases resolved at 1 year.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

People With Diabetes in Hong Kong Living Longer, Except the Young People With Diabetes in Hong Kong Living Longer, Except the Young
Researchers reports an over 50% drop in overall death rates among people with diabetes living in Hong Kong from 2001-2016; younger people with diabetes less likely to experience improvement in survival, however.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

For Trans Kids, a Tough Path to Gender Harmony For Trans Kids, a Tough Path to Gender Harmony
Roughly 1.8% of high school students now identify as trans, almost twice the rate of adults. The biggest jump appears to be in teenagers born female who want to transition to males.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Healthy Lifestyle Adds Up to a Decade More of Disease-Free Life Healthy Lifestyle Adds Up to a Decade More of Disease-Free Life
Following a healthy lifestyle could increase life expectancy free of cancer, CVD, and diabetes by up to 10 years in people in their middle years, suggests a large US analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Patients and Doctors on Different Pages for Acromegaly Symptoms Patients and Doctors on Different Pages for Acromegaly Symptoms
Clinicians'assessments of acromegaly symptom severity are often discordant with patients'self-reports, according to first survey of its kind. Better communication between docs and patients is needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Guideline for Testosterone Treatment in Men With'Low T'New Guideline for Testosterone Treatment in Men With'Low T '
A clinical guideline from the American College of Physicians advises that clinicians should initiate testosterone treatment in men with age-related low testosterone only to manage sexual dysfunction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Repeats as Best Overall of 2020 Mediterranean Diet Repeats as Best Overall of 2020
WW (fomerly Weight Watchers) took the honor for best weight loss diet and best commercial diet. The Ornish Diet (low in fat, refined carbs, and animal protein) was named best heart-healthy diet.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FreeStyle Libre:'Convenient, Valuable Addition' to Glucose Monitoring FreeStyle Libre:'Convenient, Valuable Addition' to Glucose Monitoring
Also called flash or intermittently scanned glucose monitoring, the Libre helps reduce hypoglycemia and improves some aspects of quality of life, but it doesn't consistently reduce A1c.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Filter Coffee Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk in Metabolomics Study Filter Coffee Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk in Metabolomics Study
Could a coffee filter be removing harmful metabolites, which might explain why drinking filtered, but not boiled, coffee was associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes in a Swedish study?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass
Although gastric bypass surgery is more effective for weight loss and diabetes remission, patients should know that it may be tied to a slightly higher risk of needing another procedure, says lead author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Needs Calcium to Help Lower Fracture Risk Vitamin D Needs Calcium to Help Lower Fracture Risk
Combination supplementation was associated in some trials with a 16% reduction in the risk of hip fractures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 23, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Regular Moderate Exercise Ups GLP-1 Response in Overweight Men Regular Moderate Exercise Ups GLP-1 Response in Overweight Men
A half hour of daily moderate-intensity exercise was linked with a better response from a hormone that stimulates insulin; more research is needed to explain why this response was only seen in men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes Safe, Effective in Older Adults SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes Safe, Effective in Older Adults
Real-world study suggests that they work just as well in adults aged 65 and older, although the genital-urinary infection rate was high.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Survey Shows Patients With Diabetes Turn to Black Market for Supplies Survey Shows Patients With Diabetes Turn to Black Market for Supplies
"Patients are seeking out peers with diabetes for diabetes medications and supplies because traditional healthcare has failed them," says the lead author of a study of the online diabetes community.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Could Liraglutide Stall the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes in Kids? Could Liraglutide Stall the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes in Kids?
Results promising for the GLP-1 agonist in the treatment of children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ultra-Processed Foods Now Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Ultra-Processed Foods Now Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
The study shows consuming highly processed foods is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, even after controlling for weight gain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Panel Thumbs Up for Teprotumumab for Thyroid Eye Disease FDA Panel Thumbs Up for Teprotumumab for Thyroid Eye Disease
FDA panel unanimously recommends approval of teprotumumab for the treatment of active thyroid eye disease.'I think we're finally going to be able to get a lot of people some help,'said one member.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Interoperable Insulin Dosing'Controller'FDA Approves New Interoperable Insulin Dosing'Controller '
The Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology is the first to allow communication between interoperable pumps and continuous glucose monitors, representing a step forward in closed-loop technology.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Jury Still Out on Whether to Treat Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Elderly Jury Still Out on Whether to Treat Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Elderly
A new systematic review suggests elderly patients with overt hypothyroidism should receive levothyroxine treatment, but for those with subclinical hypothyroidism, the advice is less certain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Breakfast Like a King: Three-Meal Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes Breakfast Like a King: Three-Meal Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes
A three-meal diet plan improves glycemic endpoints and leads to weight loss and less insulin use in type 2 diabetes compared with the usual diabetic diet of six small meals a day.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cancer Drug Neratinib Halts Beta-Cell Death in Diabetic Mice Cancer Drug Neratinib Halts Beta-Cell Death in Diabetic Mice
Scientists hope"repurposing" a cancer drug could lead them to a new class of small molecules that help preserve and regenerate endogenous beta cells, with an ultimately"profound effect" on diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

GPs' Discussion of Weight With Patients Rare, and Mainly Negative GPs' Discussion of Weight With Patients Rare, and Mainly Negative
Overweight patients have largely negative interactions with physicians about their weight, even though these interactions are few and far between.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Despite Obesity Epidemic, Doctors Don't Prescribe Obesity Drugs Despite Obesity Epidemic, Doctors Don't Prescribe Obesity Drugs
To fix this conundrum,'the most effective strategy may be to recognize that obesity is a disease and needs to be treated as such, and to hold providers accountable for care,'says one public health expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Is Strict Glycemic Control Meaningless for the Elderly? Is Strict Glycemic Control Meaningless for the Elderly?
At the International Diabetes Federation 2019 Congress, two experts debate the controversial topic, revealing differing perspectives on benefits vs risks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Improves Outcomes for Mom, Infant Bariatric Surgery Improves Outcomes for Mom, Infant
Women who had bariatric surgery between their first and second pregnancies had better pregnancy and birth outcomes, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Don't Use Growth Hormone for Anti-Aging, Say New Guidelines Don't Use Growth Hormone for Anti-Aging, Say New Guidelines
This is"a practical tool...regarding the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of adults and patients transitioning from pediatric to adult care services with growth hormone deficiency."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Grandparents Central to Success of Obesity Prevention in Chinese Kids Grandparents Central to Success of Obesity Prevention in Chinese Kids
Chirpy Dragon, a childhood obesity prevention initiative in China, significantly reduces BMI, more so than most other similar international programs, with target participants being grandparents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes Epidemic May Be Abating in Some Areas: IDF Atlas Diabetes Epidemic May Be Abating in Some Areas: IDF Atlas
Latest IDF Atlas describes rising global diabetes prevalence but possibly declining incidence in some of the more affluent parts of the world. Still, we can't take"our eye off the ball," says expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Extent of Insulin Rationing in the US Is'Shameful,' Say Experts Extent of Insulin Rationing in the US Is'Shameful,' Say Experts
International survey of patients with type 1 diabetes finds high rates of rationing of insulin use and glucose testing, with two thirds of patients receiving no financial coverage for diabetes supplies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Expands Use of Toujeo to Childhood Diabetes FDA Expands Use of Toujeo to Childhood Diabetes
First approved for US adults in 2015, Toujeo (insulin glargine 300 units/mL injection) may now be used in children as young as 6 years with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Expands Use of Toujeo to Childhood Type 1 Diabetes FDA Expands Use of Toujeo to Childhood Type 1 Diabetes
First approved for US adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in 2015, Toujeo (insulin glargine 300 units/mL injection) may now be used in children as young as 6 years with type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Link Found Between Gender Dysphoria and Type 1 Diabetes Link Found Between Gender Dysphoria and Type 1 Diabetes
First ever report of possible association found between type 1 diabetes and gender dysphoria among youth in one US hospital system compared with the general adolescent population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High-Protein Diet Could Be Harmful, Even for Healthy Kidneys High-Protein Diet Could Be Harmful, Even for Healthy Kidneys
Two studies indicate that high-protein diets, often promoted as a way to lose weight, are likely harmful even in people with normal kidney function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How About a Troubleshooting Guide for Patients? How About a Troubleshooting Guide for Patients?
What would serve patients best would be a readily available checklist, says Dr Plotzker.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Recovery From Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Lower CV Risk Recovery From Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Lower CV Risk
Preventing or recovering from metabolic syndrome was linked to lowered risk for cardiovascular events, but risk remained higher compared with those who never developed metabolic syndrome, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Diabetes Tech, Tx for the Lucky, Access for Others at IDF 2019 Diabetes Tech, Tx for the Lucky, Access for Others at IDF 2019
The biennial International Diabetes Federation meeting will focus on cutting-edge technology and treatments, but also the extreme challenges of managing diabetes in resource-poor parts of the world.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Idf 2019 idf 2019
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDF 2019Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Peripheral Fields Key in Predicting Diabetic Retinopathy Peripheral Fields Key in Predicting Diabetic Retinopathy
A new artificial intelligence algorithm uses peripheral retinal field images to predict how quickly diabetic retinopathy will progress and which patients need immediate attention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news