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Many Youths Not Adequately Screened for Diabetic Retinopathy Many Youths Not Adequately Screened for Diabetic Retinopathy
Many youths with diabetes did not receive timely eye examinations to screen for diabetic retinopathy, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Enormous Diversity ' of Topics Await ENDO 2017 Attendees ' Enormous Diversity ' of Topics Await ENDO 2017 Attendees
"Amazing breadth" includes"spectacular" plenaries, cutting-edge research on new treatments for many endocrine conditions, joint sessions with endocrine surgeons, and an epic diabetes drug debate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medicare Spells Out CGM Coverage for Diabetes Medicare Spells Out CGM Coverage for Diabetes
The Dexcom G5 Mobile is currently the only continuous glucose monitor (CGM) approved for making ' therapeutic ' decisions, rendering it reimbursable as durable medical equipment under Medicare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Gene Variant Linked to Obesity in Africans, Black Americans New Gene Variant Linked to Obesity in Africans, Black Americans
A study identifies new genetic variant linked to obesity in people of African descent; carriers had BMIs that were over five points higher than noncarriers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Statins Increase Diabetes Risk by up to 50% in Older Women Statins Increase Diabetes Risk by up to 50% in Older Women
A new analysis homing in on elderly women finds increased risk of diabetes in users of statins vs nonusers and suggests doctors pay heed to careful risk/benefit assessment in this patient population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Low T ' Television Ads Linked to Surge in Testosterone Use ' Low T ' Television Ads Linked to Surge in Testosterone Use
Men who see more ads for low testosterone or"low T" on local television channels may be more likely to seek tests or treatments to boost their levels of the hormone, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Registry Confirms Low Risk of DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetes Registry Confirms Low Risk of DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetes
Danish registry data suggest diabetic ketoacidosis risk is slightly but not significantly elevated among type 2 diabetes patients using the drug class.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Global Warming Link to Diabetes Mediated by Less Brown Fat? Global Warming Link to Diabetes Mediated by Less Brown Fat?
A study links rising outdoor temperatures to higher rates of type 2 diabetes in the US and higher glucose intolerance worldwide; decreased brown-fat activity may be involved.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Practice Nurse Model Improves Primary-Care Diabetes Outcomes Practice Nurse Model Improves Primary-Care Diabetes Outcomes
A primary-care model in which nurses guide patients with type 2 diabetes on starting insulin therapy, in collaboration with physicians and diabetes nurse educators, improves glycemic control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Short-Term Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Drug and Lifestyle Short-Term Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Drug and Lifestyle
"The idea of reversing the disease is very appealing to individuals with diabetes," one of the coauthors says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Maternal, Fetal Vitamin D Levels: No Effect on Child Bone Health Maternal, Fetal Vitamin D Levels: No Effect on Child Bone Health
Vitamin D levels in the mother and baby at birth are not associated with bone outcomes in 6 year olds, casting doubt on the benefit of mothers taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CGM vs Flash Monitoring in Diabetes With Hypoglycemia Unawareness CGM vs Flash Monitoring in Diabetes With Hypoglycemia Unawareness
Time spent in, and awareness of, hypoglycemia varies in head-to-head comparison of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) Dexcom G5 device with the newer FreeStyle Libre ' flash ' monitor in type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Docs Debate Clinical Inertia vs Overtreatment in Diabetes Care Docs Debate Clinical Inertia vs Overtreatment in Diabetes Care
Patients with diabetes are vulnerable both to undertreatment and overtreatment, both of which cause unnecessary harms, say diabetes experts who argue for a balanced approach to care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Daily Screen Time Associated With Diabetes Risk in Children Daily Screen Time Associated With Diabetes Risk in Children
Time spent glued to the screen was identified as a key promoter of adiposity and insulin resistance in children between 9 and 10 years of age living in England.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Early-Onset Menarche Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk Early-Onset Menarche Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk
Early onset of menstruation is linked to higher risk of gestational diabetes on subsequent pregnancy in Australian study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Diabetes Drugs in Development New Diabetes Drugs in Development
Dr John Buse highlights some of the new drugs and devices being developed for type 2 and type 1 diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Diabetes Victories Due to Improved Care Rather Than New Insulins Diabetes Victories Due to Improved Care Rather Than New Insulins
Choice between various insulin formulations, including biosimilars, should be guided by individual patient traits and cost considerations, as there is little to choose between them in terms of performance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Hypercorrect Is a Variant of Wrong Hypercorrect Is a Variant of Wrong
We are taught that good doctors are thorough, but is it possible to be too thorough?Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Diabetes UK Professional Conference (DUPC) 2017 Diabetes UK Professional Conference (DUPC) 2017
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DUPC 2017Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Dairy Plus Vitamin D Needed to Preserve Bone Density in the Old Dairy Plus Vitamin D Needed to Preserve Bone Density in the Old
Dairy products preserve bone density in some skeletal sites, but only for those older adults who take vitamin D supplements.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Despite Rising Obesity, Fewer Are Trying to Lose Weight Despite Rising Obesity, Fewer Are Trying to Lose Weight
Despite rising rates of overweight and obesity, fewer Americans are trying to lose weight; high obesity rates and declining weight-loss attempts among black women are especially troublesome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Microvascular Complications of (Pre)diabetes Bariatric Surgery Cuts Microvascular Complications of (Pre)diabetes
The effect of bariatric surgery on reducing retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy was greatest among those with prediabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pharmacist-Endocrinologist Clinic Saves on Diabetes Care Costs Pharmacist-Endocrinologist Clinic Saves on Diabetes Care Costs
A study of a VA-based Diabetes Intense Medical Management"tune-up" clinic demonstrates cost benefits for the clinic, payers, and healthcare system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Band Played On: Gastric Bands Help Overweight Patients With Diabetes The Band Played On: Gastric Bands Help Overweight Patients With Diabetes
An unpopular gastric-band procedure is an easier way to achieve sustained weight loss and significant metabolic improvement in type 2 diabetes patients who are overweight rather than obese.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Does the Nocebo Effect Explain Statin Muscle Complaints? Does the Nocebo Effect Explain Statin Muscle Complaints?
Many patients and some clinicians blame statins for muscle aches, but is something more complicated at the root of the issue?Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Dentists Note Severe Periodontitis ' May Point to Early Diabetes ' Dentists Note Severe Periodontitis ' May Point to Early Diabetes '
Dental patients with severe periodontitis may offer a novel target for type 2 diabetes screening that would allow the disease to be identified at an early stage, say Dutch investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Levothyroxine in Pregnancy? Still No Clear-cut Answers Levothyroxine in Pregnancy? Still No Clear-cut Answers
Treating subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy does not improve 5-year cognitive outcomes in offspring vs no treatment; editorialists still support treating subclinical hypothyroidism early in pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

On Being (an Endocrinologist) On Being (an Endocrinologist)
Dr Ann Danoff explains how and why she became an endocrinologist, and how she feels about it today.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

72% of Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Have Complications 72% of Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Have Complications
Nephropathy, neuropathy, and retinopathy were more frequent in youth with type 2 vs type 1 diabetes in a new study; thus, monitoring glycemic control and risk factors is crucial, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Finally OKs Dapagliflozin/Saxagliptin for Type 2 Diabetes FDA Finally OKs Dapagliflozin/Saxagliptin for Type 2 Diabetes
After first rejecting it at the end of 2015, the FDA has now approved the AstraZeneca DPP-4 inhibitor/SGLT2 inhibitor fixed-dose combination product Qtern for type 2 diabetes in adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sugary Drink Purchases Drop 7.6% 2 Years Into Mexico ' s Tax Sugary Drink Purchases Drop 7.6% 2 Years Into Mexico ' s Tax
The poorest households had the largest decrease in consumption. Meanwhile, purchases of untaxed beverages went up. The findings may encourage wider adoption of such a tax globally, the authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pioglitazone May Improve NASH Histology for Many Patients Pioglitazone May Improve NASH Histology for Many Patients
Pioglitazone improved liver histology in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, even in the absence of diabetes, a meta-analysis has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Service Use After Hip Fracture Alarmingly Low in US Osteoporosis Service Use After Hip Fracture Alarmingly Low in US
Use of osteoporosis-related services following a first hip fracture is alarmingly low among women 50 years of age and older in the US, new data indicate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Natpar for Hypoparathyroidism Gets Green Light in Europe Natpar for Hypoparathyroidism Gets Green Light in Europe
The first replacement hormone therapy for chronic hypoparathyroidism that cannot be treated with standard therapy of calcium and vitamin D, a rare disease, has passed the first hurdle for approval in the EU.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Tied to Fecal Incontinence Menopausal Hormone Therapy Tied to Fecal Incontinence
Data from the Nurses ' Health Study suggest for the first time a modest but significantly greater risk for fecal incontinence tied to estrogen-replacement therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bone Density, Anemia Improve With Testosterone in Low-T Men Bone Density, Anemia Improve With Testosterone in Low-T Men
The latest results of the T Trials show testosterone increases bone density and strength and raises hemoglobin levels, correcting anemia, in men over 65 with hypogonadism. New cardiovascular data are reassuring.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

An Obesity Manifesto: Debunking the Myths An Obesity Manifesto: Debunking the Myths
Dr Arya Sharma debunks arguments that obesity is simply a behavior that patients can change.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Weight Loss, Fewer Hot Flashes With Novel Regimen After Menopause Weight Loss, Fewer Hot Flashes With Novel Regimen After Menopause
An active program combining fitness and psychological interventions improved health-related quality of life and mental well-being even among sedentary postmenopausal women, say Spanish scientists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Maintenance Intervention Slows Weight Regain in Obese Patients Maintenance Intervention Slows Weight Regain in Obese Patients
A primarily telephone-based behavior-focused intervention helped patients maintain their weight loss after a weight loss program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

' Real-world ' Benefit Shown for FreeStyle Libre Glucose Monitor ' Real-world ' Benefit Shown for FreeStyle Libre Glucose Monitor
In real-world data from over 50,000 users of the new FreeStyle Libre"flash" glucose monitoring system from Abbott, more scanning equated to better glycemic control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Insulin Use Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risks: French Cohort Insulin Use Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risks: French Cohort
Risks, including neonatal respiratory distress and cardiac malformations, were only moderately raised, said researchers who also weighed in on the best delivery time to minimize stillbirth.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Trial Backs CGM-Guided Insulin Dosing in Type 1 Diabetes Trial Backs CGM-Guided Insulin Dosing in Type 1 Diabetes
The REPLACE-BG study supports the US FDA ' s recent labeling change allowing use of the continuous glucose monitoring devices for guiding treatment decisions without confirmatory finger sticks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Can Deliver Durable Diabetes Control: STAMPEDE Bariatric Surgery Can Deliver Durable Diabetes Control: STAMPEDE
More than a third of patients had a BMI less than 35, and reductions in glycosylated hemoglobin with surgery over the trial ' s 5-year follow-up were similar in that group and in those with higher BMI.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mimicking Temporary Fasting May Reduce Metabolic Risk Factors Mimicking Temporary Fasting May Reduce Metabolic Risk Factors
A 3-month trial of a dietary intervention demonstrated improvements in metabolic markers for age-related chronic disease, but lacked the ability to show long-term sustainability.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Genetic Study Points to Abdominal Fat as Cause of Diabetes, CHD Genetic Study Points to Abdominal Fat as Cause of Diabetes, CHD
Body-fat distribution, independently of BMI, could partly explain variation in risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease across individuals and subpopulations, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Monitoring Post-Bariatric Surgery Nutritional Deficiency Monitoring Post-Bariatric Surgery Nutritional Deficiency
In the years after surgery, micro- and macronutrient impairments present a significant risk. Dr David Johnson tells you how to identify signs of trouble.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

Intensive Bisphosphonate Therapy Questioned in Paget ' s Disease Intensive Bisphosphonate Therapy Questioned in Paget ' s Disease
The clinical benefit of long-term suppression of bone turnover with bisphosphonates in Paget ' s disease is questioned by extension findings from PRISM.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Hair Sample Might Aid in Cushing ' s Syndrome Diagnosis Hair Sample Might Aid in Cushing ' s Syndrome Diagnosis
A 1-cm hair sample closest to the scalp was found to be a potential marker for hypercortisolemia in patients suspected of having Cushing ' s syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EMA: Amputation Warning With SGLT2 Inhibitors Must Be on Label EMA: Amputation Warning With SGLT2 Inhibitors Must Be on Label
Lower-limb (mostly toe) amputation risk seen in canagliflozin clinical trials, but EMA panel says all SGLT2 inhibitors should carry the label warning.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Latest ATA Guidelines Best Predict Thyroid Cancer Recurrence Latest ATA Guidelines Best Predict Thyroid Cancer Recurrence
The American Thyroid Association ' s 2015 guidelines resulted in more papillary thyroid cancer patients deemed low risk and fewer intermediate risk compared with the 2009 stratification.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news