Vertebral Fractures in COVID-19 Linked to Mortality Vertebral Fractures in COVID-19 Linked to Mortality
Vertebral fractures appear to be common in people with severe COVID-19, and also raise the mortality risk, findings from a retrospective cohort suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AACE Issues'Cookbook' Algorithm to Manage Dyslipidemia AACE Issues'Cookbook' Algorithm to Manage Dyslipidemia
The new algorithm on lipid management and prevention of cardiovascular disease is'a nice cookbook'that many clinicians, especially those who are not lipid experts, will find useful, according to the writing committee chair.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Consensus Guidelines Address Inpatient Diabetes Technology Consensus Guidelines Address Inpatient Diabetes Technology
The comprehensive document aimed at clinicians, hospitals, and researchers covers use of both continuous glucose monitors and automated insulin dosing systems in the hospital setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Telehealth Expands Access for Male Infertility Visits Telehealth Expands Access for Male Infertility Visits
More than a third of male infertility visits were with providers other than urologists, one study found, but telehealth options have become a feasible alternative to expand access.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Vosoritide Ups Height in Achondroplasia in Year-Long Phase 3 Study Vosoritide Ups Height in Achondroplasia in Year-Long Phase 3 Study
A phase 3 study of the investigational drug vosoritide establishes it as the first precision treatment for children with achondroplasia, the most common type of dwarfism, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Relugolix Combo Effective for Uterine Fibroids Through 1 Year Relugolix Combo Effective for Uterine Fibroids Through 1 Year
An extension study of the LIBERTY 1 and 2 randomized controlled trials, LIBERTY 3, showed that the drug had efficacy through week 52, with no new safety signals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

HIV Drugs Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, May Be Path to New Therapy HIV Drugs Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, May Be Path to New Therapy
An analysis of five databases shows that the NRTIs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B infection are able to prevent diabetes by blocking inflammasone activation; discovery may pave way for new therapeutics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Glaring Gap Between Vit D Guidance and Practice in Care Homes Glaring Gap Between Vit D Guidance and Practice in Care Homes
Care home staff are not routinely giving residents Vitamin D supplements and wait for doctors to prescribe it, which rarely happens, public health experts find.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Trump, Tillis Weakness on Insulin Price Tags Trump, Tillis Weakness on Insulin Price Tags
This election cycle — coinciding with a looming threat to the ACA and millions of people losing jobs and health insurance during the pandemic — the high price of prescription drugs has gained new meaning.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Linked to Brain Bioenergic Anomalies Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Linked to Brain Bioenergic Anomalies
Abnormal mitochondrial activity in the somatosensory cortex and right thalamus may explain why some patients with type 2 diabetes experience painful peripheral neuropathy, suggest findings of a UK study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Statement Stresses Tx Options Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Statement Stresses Tx Options
Providers should take a proactive approach to GSM and ask about symptoms as many women aren't aware that effective treatments are available.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

New Bill Aims to End Racial Disparities in Amputations New Bill Aims to End Racial Disparities in Amputations
ack Americans are three times more likely to undergo diabetic amputations. Five members of Congress are working to fund screening and enhance diagnostics in an effort to save limbs.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Substance in Tears Could Be Used for Diabetes Monitoring Substance in Tears Could Be Used for Diabetes Monitoring
Glycated albumin levels in tears strongly correlated with blood levels in a small trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fetal Estrogens Show Promise for Safer Therapy for Menopause Fetal Estrogens Show Promise for Safer Therapy for Menopause
Previously unexamined fetal estrogens may provide a safer alternative for treating menopause symptoms, according to new data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

' On-Demand' Fast Mobilizes Fat; Low-Carb Breakfast Stymies Hunger'On-Demand' Fast Mobilizes Fat; Low-Carb Breakfast Stymies Hunger
A small study examined the short-term effects of early-day fasting in comparison to two different kinds of breakfast intake on fat mobilization and subjective hunger.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 12, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Dexcom G6 Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Cost-Effective in UK Dexcom G6 Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Cost-Effective in UK
Analysis shows that the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system helps improve glycemic control in people with type 1 diabetes and would meet cost-effectiveness criteria in the long term.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 12, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Weight Loss in Obesity May Stall Neuropathy Progress Weight Loss in Obesity May Stall Neuropathy Progress
However, not all neuropathy measures showed improvement despite significant weight loss; exercise may play the key role.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

US Has Highest Insulin Costs of Any Developed Nation US Has Highest Insulin Costs of Any Developed Nation
Study conducted for the US government finds America pays an average eight times as much for insulin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Good News' From the FDA on Dulaglutide, Canagliflozin'Good News' From the FDA on Dulaglutide, Canagliflozin
Two label changes from the FDA mean good news for patients with diabetes, says Dr Anne Peters.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Novel Dual-Hormone'Artificial Pancreas' Is Promising Novel Dual-Hormone'Artificial Pancreas' Is Promising
The fully automated dual hormone combination of rapid-acting insulin plus pramlintide, with no meal notification required, produced similar results to Fiasp-alone with meal signaling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Newer Antidiabetic Drugs Linked to Improved Liver Enzymes, Steatosis Newer Antidiabetic Drugs Linked to Improved Liver Enzymes, Steatosis
Early evidence suggests that newer diabetes drugs such as pioglitazone may improve liver enzymes and hepatic steatosis and could possibly be useful in treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Time to Screen for Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes? Time to Screen for Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes?
The answer depends on whom you ask, and then there are still some important caveats.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Public Health Success Story': Soda Consumption Declines in Most Groups'Public Health Success Story': Soda Consumption Declines in Most Groups
' Public health strategies to reduce excessive intake of sugary beverages [in the US] appear to be working,'say study authors, although attention must be paid to certain population subgroups.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Brand New' Data on Aldosterone in Hypertension a'Tough Sell' to PCPs'Brand New' Data on Aldosterone in Hypertension a'Tough Sell' to PCPs
Jun Yang, MBBS, had watched as her father, who had battled hypertension for decades, ended up on four medications that still couldn't bring his blood pressure to a healthy level.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 2, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New FreeStyle Libre Glucose Monitoring System Gets EU Approval New FreeStyle Libre Glucose Monitoring System Gets EU Approval
Next-generation FreeStyle Libre 3 is 70% smaller than the previous version, at same cost.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 2, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Non-COVID Hospital Admissions Plunged, Still Down in Pandemic Non-COVID Hospital Admissions Plunged, Still Down in Pandemic
Admissions have risen in recent months, but remain below baseline. A study author thinks hospitalizations are down for many diseases thanks to better air quality, distancing, and slower lifestyles.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Post-COVID-19, Type 1 Diabetes Patients Will Stick With Telemedicine Post-COVID-19, Type 1 Diabetes Patients Will Stick With Telemedicine
Survey finds patients with type 1 diabetes generally view pandemic-imposed telemedicine visits favorably, regardless of age and education level.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Insulins Detemir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies Insulins Detemir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies
Use of insulin detemir in women with pre-existing diabetes who become pregnant appears safe, according to the results of the EVOLVE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Insulins Determir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies Insulins Determir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies
Use of insulin detemir in women with pre-existing diabetes who become pregnant appears safe, according to the results of the EVOLVE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Hot Tubs Improve A1c, BMI, and Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes Hot Tubs Improve A1c, BMI, and Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes
Regular hot tub bathing, or'heat therapy'may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes shows a study from Japan, where it's common for people to have a hot tub at home and use it several times a week.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Second-Generation Immigrants With Diabetes Fare Worse Than Natives Second-Generation Immigrants With Diabetes Fare Worse Than Natives
Adapting to a Westernized environment appears to have adverse cardiometabolic effects in the long run, and in particular, among children of immigrants from non-Western nations, a Swedish study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Vascular Dementia Risk Particularly High in Type 2 Diabetes Vascular Dementia Risk Particularly High in Type 2 Diabetes
Those with type 2 diabetes had an increased chance of developing vascular dementia in a large observational study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Proof That High White Rice Intake Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk More Proof That High White Rice Intake Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Eating more than 3 cups/day of white rice increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The risk is especially high among South Asians, who consume more white rice than people in any other region.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Once-Weekly Insulin Data Published; It Could Alter Treatment Once-Weekly Insulin Data Published; It Could Alter Treatment
Phase 2 data for Novo-Nordisk's novel once-weekly basal insulin analog icodec, first presented earlier this year, are simultaneously published in the NEJM along with presentation at EASD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

For Better, for Worse? Couples' Lifestyles Impact Diabetes Risk For Better, for Worse? Couples' Lifestyles Impact Diabetes Risk
Diet and physical activity levels are shared risk factors for type 2 diabetes between spouses. Biological factors are less closely associated with concordance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low Free 25(OH)D Vitamin D Is Best Predictor of Mortality Low Free 25(OH)D Vitamin D Is Best Predictor of Mortality
Free 25(OH)D is a stronger predictor of all-cause mortality than total 25(OH)D in older men. Free 1.25(OH)2D, the biologically active metabolite, was not predictive of all-cause mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Longer Bisphosphonate Use Ups AFF Risk Longer Bisphosphonate Use Ups AFF Risk
In a Danish study, serious but rare atypical femoral fractures (AFFs) increased with longer bisphosphonate use and dropped quickly when use stopped, but 34% of patients with AFFs were not using the drugs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Novel Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Incur High Costs in Medicare Novel Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Incur High Costs in Medicare
In Medicare Part D, beneficiaries pay 3 to 8 times more out of pocket for SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and DPP-4 inhibitors than for older glucose-lowering agents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Treat-to-Target Strategy'Not Ready for Primetime' in Osteoporosis Treat-to-Target Strategy'Not Ready for Primetime' in Osteoporosis
As appealing as a treat-to-target strategy for osteoporosis sounds, there is not yet any hard evidence for better outcomes, or consensus about appropriate targets, according to a conference debate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Dose-Response' Between Exercise and Improvement in Diabetes'Dose-Response' Between Exercise and Improvement in Diabetes
As adherence to a thrice weeky, supervised exercise class rose, A1c levels fell. Aerobic exercise, or a combination of aerobic and resistance training, seems best.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D in COVID-19 Predicts ICU Admission, Poor Survival Low Vitamin D in COVID-19 Predicts ICU Admission, Poor Survival
A study from Italy reports that patients who had severe COVID-19 had lower levels of vitamin D than patients with mild infections, and low vitamin D was an independent predictor of worse prognosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fifth Vital Sign? CGM for Glucose in Hospitals, Courtesy of COVID Fifth Vital Sign? CGM for Glucose in Hospitals, Courtesy of COVID
FDA's allowance for inpatient use of continuous glucose monitoring during the pandemic has facilitated a paradigm shift for hospitalized patients, similar to the ascent of telemedicine for outpatients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Tied to Increased Risk of Major Osteoporotic Fractures Celiac Disease Tied to Increased Risk of Major Osteoporotic Fractures
Celiac disease is associated with major osteoporotic fracture independent of fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) score, a Canadian study in Osteoporosis International suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

More Dairy Lowers Risk of Falls, Fractures in Frail Elderly More Dairy Lowers Risk of Falls, Fractures in Frail Elderly
Dairy foods, rather than supplements, seems to be the answer to reducing fractures in the frail elderly but the four servings/day given in this study is too high for environmental sustainability.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Is the Best Thermal Ablation for Benign Thyroid Nodules? What Is the Best Thermal Ablation for Benign Thyroid Nodules?
Most thyroid nodules treated with a single ablation procedure show sustained reductions in volume in this first multicenter, 5-year study; choice of radiofrequency or laser is down to operator experience.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Evening Eating Linked to Higher Calorie Intake, Lower Diet Quality Evening Eating Linked to Higher Calorie Intake, Lower Diet Quality
People who eat most in the evening have a higher overall daily energy intake and a poorer nutritional diet.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mega Vitamin D Harms Bone in Women, Not Men, Without Osteoporosis Mega Vitamin D Harms Bone in Women, Not Men, Without Osteoporosis
' More is not necessarily better...Our findings do not support a benefit of high-dose vitamin D supplementation for bone health and raise the possibility of harm for females,'say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Asbmr 2020 asbmr 2020
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASBMR 2020Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Could Probiotics Help Tackle Childhood Obesity? Could Probiotics Help Tackle Childhood Obesity?
The weight and metabolism of children and young adults may improve through supplementation with probiotics, although treatment has to be tailored to the individual, say Italian researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

ASBMR 2020: Sequential Osteoporosis Meds, AI, Bone Cancer, and More ASBMR 2020: Sequential Osteoporosis Meds, AI, Bone Cancer, and More
The virtual meeting will provide the latest information about basic research and clinical treatment of bone disease, from sequential osteoporosis therapy to AI to bone cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news