Endocrinology Information Center
Measuring serum estradiol during the menopausal transition might help identify women at higher risk for fractures.
Women who were born at a low birth weight and who are overweight or obese as adults are at increased risk of developing preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and gestational diabetes mellitus.
PCOS one of most influential predictors of T2DM after adjustment for BMI, education, family history.
Overweight patients often experience bias from the medical community, which may prevent them from seeking medical attention, even when it's necessary.
ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.
The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.
Albiglutide is available in other countries, and this trial may serve as an impetus for its reintroduction in the United States, particularly if follow-up results show a survival advantage with albiglutide.
Ongoing treatment with bisphosphonate therapy may not be needed to prevent future fractures in certain patients due to the sustained effect of the drug.
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Alpha-lipoic acid, 600mg daily, is an effective treatment option for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Patients should be encouraged to incorporate daily exercise into their treatment regimen.
When symptoms of thyroid disease are present, clinicians should check thyroid antibodies even if thyroid function is normal.
SGLT2 receptor blockers are only approved for type 2 diabetes.
An older male patient started antidepressants for neuropathy pain but developed hyponatremia as a result.
An obese patient with chronic hepatitis C, diabetes, advanced cirrhosis, and fatty pancreas presents with chronic right-to-middle upper-abdomen pain.