' Lessons Must Be Learned': UK Societies on Bawa-Garba Ruling'Lessons Must Be Learned': UK Societies on Bawa-Garba Ruling
The UK Court of Appeal decision that will soon allow Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba to return to work was met with relief by most medical societies there; the overwhelming sentiment was'lessons must be learned. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks
In patients with type 2 diabetes not at glycemic goal, adding a sulfonylurea to metformin appears to be much safer than switching.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

PIONEER: First Phase 3 Data on Oral Semaglutide in Diabetes PIONEER: First Phase 3 Data on Oral Semaglutide in Diabetes
Semaglutide, the first oral GLP-1 receptor agonist, shows HbA1c lowering and weight loss comparable to injectable version in type 2 diabetes; best efficacy confined to highest dose.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

VADT at 15 Years: No Legacy Effect From Intensive HbA1c Control VADT at 15 Years: No Legacy Effect From Intensive HbA1c Control
This'tells us that there is a benefit of more versus less intense glucose lowering, which doesn't last forever,'and shows the importance of individualized glycemic therapy in diabetes, says a trialist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low Iodine Intake Linked to Hearing Loss in US Teens Low Iodine Intake Linked to Hearing Loss in US Teens
In turn, hearing loss in youth is associated with academic difficulties, behavioral problems, and lower language skills.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medicare Will Now Support CGM Smartphone App Use for Diabetes Medicare Will Now Support CGM Smartphone App Use for Diabetes
The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services has reversed its previous stance regarding coverage under'durable medical equipment. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type of Diabetes in Pregnancy Impacts Risk for Child Type of Diabetes in Pregnancy Impacts Risk for Child
Offspring of First Nations women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy were at highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes themselves before the age of 30 and were often diagnosed while still children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Existing CT Scans as Good as DXA for Assessing Hip Fracture Risk Existing CT Scans as Good as DXA for Assessing Hip Fracture Risk
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Psychological Interventions Improve Some Menopausal Symptoms Psychological Interventions Improve Some Menopausal Symptoms
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA
It's probably just a matter of time before the obese without the metabolic syndrome develop it along with the associated CV risk, a longitudinal cohort study suggests. But perhaps its onset can be delayed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Treatments Do Not Impair Bone Metabolism Type 2 Diabetes Treatments Do Not Impair Bone Metabolism
Insulin and other treatments for type 2 diabetes do not impair bone metabolism, according to a new trial from Denmark.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

RF Ablation Effective for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules RF Ablation Effective for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules
The data from a small, retrospective study of patients at the Mayo Clinic reflect what has been seen in European and Asian studies, researchers said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Closed-Loop Insulin System Works in Kids as Young as 7 Years Closed-Loop Insulin System Works in Kids as Young as 7 Years
Medtronic's MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system improves glycemic outcomes in children with type 1 diabetes as young as age 7, according to a study funded by the manufacturer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

e-Cigarettes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in Mice e-Cigarettes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in Mice
Use of electronic cigarettes combined with a Western diet may raise the risk of fatty liver disease, suggests new research in mice.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism
What should be done in cases of amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism? A conversation with Igor Tauveron and Boris Hansel.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Interview Source Type: news

How Infertility Treatment Has Left Sperm Science Behind How Infertility Treatment Has Left Sperm Science Behind
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Female Babies on Soy Formula Show Estrogenic Effects Female Babies on Soy Formula Show Estrogenic Effects
Soy formula may have estrogenic effects on female infants, new findings suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Many Dermatology Patients on Steroids Not Checked for Bone Loss Many Dermatology Patients on Steroids Not Checked for Bone Loss
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Canagliflozin Linked to Fewer HF Admissions Than Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Canagliflozin Linked to Fewer HF Admissions Than Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Anti-VEGF Agents Improve Vision Despite Ongoing Diabetic Macular Edema Anti-VEGF Agents Improve Vision Despite Ongoing Diabetic Macular Edema
In patients with diabetic macular edema (DME), aflibercept and ranibizumab are more effective than bevacizumab in preventing disease persistence, but each drug can lead to substantial gains in vision, according to a post hoc analysis of a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

In Diabetes War, Novo Nordisk Aims to Break Mold With New Pill In Diabetes War, Novo Nordisk Aims to Break Mold With New Pill
After nearly a century building a company worth $125 billion based on injectable drugs, Denmark's Novo Nordisk - the world's biggest insulin maker - wants to prove this year it can transform the diabetes market with a pill.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks
A federal jury in Chicago on Friday found AbbVie Inc not liable in a lawsuit by an Arizona man who claimed he had suffered a pulmonary embolism due to using the company's testosterone replacement medication AndroGel.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Heavy Smoking Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk for Black Adults Heavy Smoking Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk for Black Adults
For black people, smoking at least a pack of cigarettes a day is tied to a higher risk of developing diabetes, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Diabetes Guidelines Fail to Guide New Diabetes Guidelines Fail to Guide
An effort to encourage individualized treatment choices may muddy the therapy waters, says Dr Peters.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Breast-feeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women Breast-feeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women
The risk for type 2 diabetes was reduced by almost half throughout their childbearing years for women who breast-fed for 6 months or longer, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise in China, Most New Cases in Adults Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise in China, Most New Cases in Adults
Most new cases of type 1 diabetes in China are in adults; at the same time, the incidence in children has almost quadrupled since the 1990s, according to the first population-based study across all ages.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Endocrine Treatment of Gender Dysphoria/Gender Incongruence Endocrine Treatment of Gender Dysphoria/Gender Incongruence
This article provides updated, evidence-based recommendations regarding the endocrine treatment of gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Metformin May Up Survival in Older Men With Moderate CKD Metformin May Up Survival in Older Men With Moderate CKD
Veterans with type 2 diabetes and moderate chronic kidney disease fared well on metformin in an observational study; more research is needed to see whether this is also the case in other patient populations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Abdominal Fat in Preserved-EF HF: No Obesity Paradox Abdominal Fat in Preserved-EF HF: No Obesity Paradox
"Although higher BMI is associated with better survival in HFpEF, it appears that abdominal obesity is not protective and actually detrimental."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nonfasting Glucose Over 100 May Signal Trouble Nonfasting Glucose Over 100 May Signal Trouble
Random blood glucose levels below 200 mg/dL are often ignored due to potential confounding of food or drink. New data indicate merit in ordering tests at 100 mg/dL when glycemic status is unknown.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Empagliflozin Particularly Effective in'Vulnerable' Diabetes Subgroup Empagliflozin Particularly Effective in'Vulnerable' Diabetes Subgroup
Empagliflozin reduced cardiac death with no signal of increased risk of amputation in patients with type 2 diabetes and PAD in EMPA-REG, with an NNT that was lower than for the trial population as a whole.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New US Data Show Positive Trends on HbA1c Awareness in Diabetes New US Data Show Positive Trends on HbA1c Awareness in Diabetes
Median HbA1c levels haven't changed since 2007, US patient surveys show, but those with diabetes are more aware of testing, their results, and targets.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

TERT, BRAF Mutations Mean Poor Papillary Thyroid Cancer Outcomes TERT, BRAF Mutations Mean Poor Papillary Thyroid Cancer Outcomes
The combination of TERT and BRAF mutations shows an association with worse outcomes in papillary thyroid cancer, but only in patients over age 45.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Money Might Motivate Kids With Type 1 Diabetes to Test More Money Might Motivate Kids With Type 1 Diabetes to Test More
When offered financial incentives, adolescents with type 1 diabetes might perform more blood glucose tests, but other measures are likely necessary to spur improved glycemic control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Antidepressants Linked to Higher Diabetes Risk in Kids Antidepressants Linked to Higher Diabetes Risk in Kids
In a large cohort study, SSRIs and SNRIs were associated with greatest risk for type 2 diabetes, especially at higher doses and longer duration of use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Tool Predicts Added Disease-Free Life With Drug Changes in Diabetes Tool Predicts Added Disease-Free Life With Drug Changes in Diabetes
A newly developed decision support tool can help guide treatment with statins, aspirin, or antihypertensives in patients with type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Endocrine Society Updates Guidelines on Transgender Medical Care Endocrine Society Updates Guidelines on Transgender Medical Care
The Endocrine Society has updated guidelines on transgender medical care, opening the door for earlier treatment and fertility preservation in transgender teens.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EXSCEL:'Disappointment' Spurs Discussion on GLP-1 Agonists in Diabetes EXSCEL:'Disappointment' Spurs Discussion on GLP-1 Agonists in Diabetes
Full details of EXSCEL with the GLP-1 agonist exenatide, in which the agent didn't show any cardiovascular benefit over placebo in type 2 diabetes, provide"some good news" but also"some disappointment."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ocean's Eleven: EASD in Lisbon Will Offer More Than 10 Trials Ocean's Eleven: EASD in Lisbon Will Offer More Than 10 Trials
This year's EASD 2017 program is jam-packed with cutting-edge research, hot topics in diabetes, keynote speeches from renowned researchers, and a special outreach to young investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

GLP-1 Analogue Improves Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes GLP-1 Analogue Improves Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
A glucagonlike peptide analogue is now shown to reduce risk of adverse renal outcomes in type 2 diabetes patients receiving usual care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Team-Based Online Game Lowers HbA1c Over 12 Months Team-Based Online Game Lowers HbA1c Over 12 Months
HbA1c levels dropped over 12 months following use of an online diabetes self-management education game in patients with type 2 diabetes; reductions were similar to the effect of a new diabetes drug.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Long-Term Bisphosphonate Use Degrades Cortical Bone Long-Term Bisphosphonate Use Degrades Cortical Bone
The mechanism by which long-term bisphosphonate use causes atypical femoral fractures is related to degradation of toughening mechanisms inherent in healthy cortical bone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New ADA/AADE Standards Combine Diabetes Education, Support New ADA/AADE Standards Combine Diabetes Education, Support
In a revision of a 2014 document, the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators emphasize the multifaceted aspects of diabetes management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Gamified' App Enhances Lifestyle Change in Obese Adults'Gamified' App Enhances Lifestyle Change in Obese Adults
The mobile application looks like a game but comprises sophisticated technology that promotes behavior change and includes a portal for healthcare provider engagement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Poster Pearls From ADA 2017: 13 Things You'll Be Glad You Know Poster Pearls From ADA 2017: 13 Things You'll Be Glad You Know
What were some of the unique findings gleaned from the hundreds of posters presented at this year's American Diabetes Association meeting?Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

Obesity-Related Deaths Hit New High Worldwide Obesity-Related Deaths Hit New High Worldwide
Global obesity prevalence and morbidity and mortality associated with high BMI have increased significantly over the past 25 years, leading to calls for more targeted, multicomponent interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Boys Who Lost Weight Eliminated Risk for Diabetes as Adults Boys Who Lost Weight Eliminated Risk for Diabetes as Adults
These"encouraging" results suggest that the risk for diabetes from excess weight in childhood may be reversible and"highlight the need for normalizing weight among children with overweight."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Obese Boys Who Lost Weight Eliminated Risk for Diabetes as Adults Obese Boys Who Lost Weight Eliminated Risk for Diabetes as Adults
These"encouraging" results suggest that the risk for diabetes from excess weight in childhood may be reversible and"highlight the need for normalizing weight among children with overweight."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Disordered Eating Affects Swaths of Youth With Diabetes Disordered Eating Affects Swaths of Youth With Diabetes
The"food-focused" nature of diabetes management may set young patients up for unhealthy behaviors around eating and insulin, experts warn.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

European Medicines Agency Backs Biosimilar Insulin Lispro European Medicines Agency Backs Biosimilar Insulin Lispro
The positive opinion is for a biosimilar of bolus insulin for use at mealtimes and in insulin pumps.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news