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New ADA Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Has Many Missions New ADA Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Has Many Missions
Dr William T. Cefalu brings research, clinical, administrative, and editorial skills to the job.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

Teens Most Susceptible to Endocrine Disruption From Chemicals Teens Most Susceptible to Endocrine Disruption From Chemicals
Teens are a vulnerable subpopulation when it comes to thyroid disruption from environmental chemicals, which can affect cognitive function, bone strength and metabolism, growth rates, and academic performance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Driving Innovation ' Is the Theme as AACE Meets in Austin ' Driving Innovation ' Is the Theme as AACE Meets in Austin
Diabetes and thyroid management technology, personalized medicine, new lipid guidelines, and endocrinology of aging are among AACE ' s 2017 meeting highlights.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs
A new EMAS position paper on the appropriate use of a drug holiday following treatment for osteoporosis in patients at low risk for fracture concurs with that of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Helping Diabetes Patients Overcome Financial Barriers Helping Diabetes Patients Overcome Financial Barriers
Diabetes care is expensive. Learn how to help your patients be adherent and maintain a healthy lifestyle.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Glycemic Variability Did Not Predict Complications in DCCT Glycemic Variability Did Not Predict Complications in DCCT
Estimating missing glucose values and examining within-day variability did not improve prediction of risk of microvascular complications beyond that from HbA1c levels in these type 1 diabetes patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Glycemic Control Drives Cardiac-Event-Free Survival in Diabetes Glycemic Control Drives Cardiac-Event-Free Survival in Diabetes
If therapy guidelines are followed, those with type 2 diabetes who succeed with early glucose control"have a good prognosis," says the senior author of this population-based observational study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Will the March for Science Mean for Medicine? What Will the March for Science Mean for Medicine?
Participating physicians list support for evidence-based medicine, funding for the National Institutes of Health, and public health vigilance among the issues at stake.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Controversies in Thyrotoxicosis Treatment Controversies in Thyrotoxicosis Treatment
Dr Kristien Boelaert offers a case-based review of new guidelines from the American Thyroid Association on treating hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

#ILookLikeASurgeon Gets New Boost From New Yorker Cover #ILookLikeASurgeon Gets New Boost From New Yorker Cover
A cover drawing of women in the OR inspired thousands of women around the world to represent themselves on Twitter as proud surgeons.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Targeted Retinopathy Screening Proposed in Type 1 Diabetes Targeted Retinopathy Screening Proposed in Type 1 Diabetes
Long-term data from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and its follow-up suggest retina exam frequency can be individualized based on initial degree of retinopathy and HbA1c.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CDC Recognizes First Fully Mobile Diabetes Prevention Program CDC Recognizes First Fully Mobile Diabetes Prevention Program
In January 2018, any eligible person in the United States with prediabetes and a smartphone will be able to complete an effective lifestyle-intervention program and be reimbursed by Medicare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Ranibizumab for All Forms of Diabetic Retinopathy FDA OKs Ranibizumab for All Forms of Diabetic Retinopathy
The VEFG inhibitor had been approved just for diabetic retinopathy accompanied by diabetic macular edema, in addition to other eye disorders.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ophthalmology News Alert Source Type: news

Assess Patients With Diabetes for Sleep Quality Assess Patients With Diabetes for Sleep Quality
Poor sleep may have profound effects on people with diabetes, as well as risk for diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Survey Says: Endocrinologists Deserve Better Pay Survey Says: Endocrinologists Deserve Better Pay
In the latest Medscape Physician Compensation Report, endocrinology still ranks near the bottom among medical specialties, and endocrinologists are among the most likely to say they deserve more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Endocrinologists Want Better Pay, Survey Finds Endocrinologists Want Better Pay, Survey Finds
In the latest Medscape Physician Compensation Report, endocrinology still ranks near the bottom among medical specialties, and endocrinologists are among the most likely to say they deserve more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Support Science: Endocrine Society Welcomes Marchers Support Science: Endocrine Society Welcomes Marchers
Society President Dr Lynette Nieman explains why the organization is supporting the upcoming March for Science.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Transgender Patients ' Are Like Everyone Else ' Transgender Patients ' Are Like Everyone Else '
Dr Rachel Levine discusses what clinicians should know about gender identity issues--something she, a transgender woman, knows about firsthand.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Diabetes: CVD Deaths Drop, but More Kids Being Diagnosed Diabetes: CVD Deaths Drop, but More Kids Being Diagnosed
Two new studies reveal that over the past few years, cardiovascular deaths among people with both diabetes types are dropping but remain high; meanwhile more youth are being diagnosed with both types.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Screen for Endocrine Hypertension, Endocrine Society Says Screen for Endocrine Hypertension, Endocrine Society Says
The Endocrine Society has issued a new statement on endocrine hypertension, providing guidance on screening for at least 15 hormonal disorders that present with hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Intensive Glucose Control Lowers Microvascular Risks Intensive Glucose Control Lowers Microvascular Risks
Patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo intensive glucose lowering have a reduced risk of developing microvascular kidney and eye complications, a pooled analysis of four trials suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Early Use of Triple Drug Cocktail Improves Ovulation in PCOS Early Use of Triple Drug Cocktail Improves Ovulation in PCOS
A treatment regimen combining two insulin sensitizers with an antiandrogenic agent may improve ovulation rates and metabolic parameters in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome before they were sexually active.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gone in a Flash: New Drug Class Targets Menopause Symptom Gone in a Flash: New Drug Class Targets Menopause Symptom
In phase 2 studies, two investigational agents that block signaling of the neurokinin B receptor in the hypothalamus dramatically cut menopausal hot-flash frequency and severity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

No Benefit of Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Elderly No Benefit of Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Elderly
Large randomized clinical trial finds patients aged 65 and older with subclinical hypothyroidism treated with levothyroxine didn ' t feel any better than those treated with placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Prednisolone May Raise Cholesterol in Adrenal Insufficiency Prednisolone May Raise Cholesterol in Adrenal Insufficiency
The findings point to hydrocortisone as first-line treatment, but it is exceptionally expensive compared with prednisolone, at least in some countries, so studying lower doses of prednisolone may be worthwhile.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Transgender in the US: A Doctor ' s Story Transgender in the US: A Doctor ' s Story
"Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. But it ' s almost impossible to hate anyone whose story you know," transgender physician Rachel Levine tells the Endo Society meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Longer-Acting Growth Hormones Promising for Adult GH Deficiency Longer-Acting Growth Hormones Promising for Adult GH Deficiency
Growth hormone derivative somapacitan and recombinant human growth hormone somavaratan both produce data suggesting weekly or even biweekly dosing is safe and effective.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Common Pesticides Speed Up Puberty in Boys Common Pesticides Speed Up Puberty in Boys
The first evidence that exposure to insecticides accelerates puberty in boys is backed up by mice experiments showing that one pyrethroid pesticide in particular has a direct effect on testicular cells.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Factors Associated With Dissatisfaction in Women With PCOS Factors Associated With Dissatisfaction in Women With PCOS
A survey of women with polycystic ovary syndrome provides insight into the experiences and satisfaction of those diagnosed with the disorder.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Endocrine Society Issues Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Guideline Endocrine Society Issues Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Guideline
First, providers must rule out other causes for interrupted menstrual cycles. Referral to a nutritionist is an important part of care. Some patients may need a brain MRI scan or hospitalization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

First Launch for Fiasp: ' Ultrafast ' Mealtime Insulin Aspart First Launch for Fiasp: ' Ultrafast ' Mealtime Insulin Aspart
Canada is the first market in the world for a new ultrafast-acting form of insulin aspart, known as Fiasp, said to give diabetes patients more flexibility when it comes to mealtime insulin dosing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Telemedicine Cuts Wait Time for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Telemedicine Cuts Wait Time for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
A primary-care-based telemedicine program has cut waiting time and improved screening rates for diabetic retinopathy in a large public-safety-net health system in LA County.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Virtual ' Management Improves In-Hospital Glucose Control ' Virtual ' Management Improves In-Hospital Glucose Control
Specially designed electronic-health-record features that allow for remote insulin dosing improve glycemic control among patients with diabetes hospitalized for any reason.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

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