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Causes of Reduced Sensitivity to Thyroid Hormone

Causes of Reduced Sensitivity to Thyroid Hormone

Learn how to treat all the causes of reduced thyroid hormone sensitivity at the cellular level.......[Read More]
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events in Women With PCOS

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events in Women With PCOS

Which cardiovascular events are most common in older women with PCOS?......[Read More]
Epidemiology of Non-gastroenteropancreatic (Neuro)Endocrine Tumours

Epidemiology of Non-gastroenteropancreatic (Neuro)Endocrine Tumours

We still lack adequate epidemiological information on neuroendocrine tumors, particularly non-gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.......[Read More]
The Efficacy, Safety of Sitagliptin in the Elderly With T2D

The Efficacy, Safety of Sitagliptin in the Elderly With T2D

Treatment with the DPP-4 inhibitor sitagliptin may be a safe and effective therapeutic option for elderly patients with type 2 diabetes.......[Read More]
Mild Gestational Diabetes

Mild Gestational Diabetes

Should women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus be treated or observed?......[Read More]
Social Support Strategies in Adult Patients With Diabetes

Social Support Strategies in Adult Patients With Diabetes

Can family and peer support improve adherence in patients with diabetes?......[Read More]
Insulin Sensitizers and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in PCOS

Insulin Sensitizers and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in PCOS

How does treatment with insulin sensitizers affect risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women with PCOS?......[Read More]
The Preferred Diuretic in Diabetic Nephropathy

The Preferred Diuretic in Diabetic Nephropathy

Which diuretic is preferred in diabetic nephropathy with edema and normal creatinine values?......[Read More]
Turner Syndrome and Diabetes

Turner Syndrome and Diabetes

What questions need to be weighed when treating a child with type 1 diabetes and Turner syndrome? Jose F. Cara, MD, shares his thoughts.......[Read More]
Transplant Options for Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Transplant Options for Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Outcomes in whole-pancreas transplants continue to improve, as investigators study less invasive islet transplants. Dr. Michael Rickels discusses the latest developments with Dr. Anne Peters.......[Read More]
Glucocorticoid Therapy and Patient-Perceived Health Outcomes

Glucocorticoid Therapy and Patient-Perceived Health Outcomes

Do patients worry about long-term glucocorticoid use?......[Read More]
Once Weekly Growth Hormone in Patients With GH Deficiency

Once Weekly Growth Hormone in Patients With GH Deficiency

Does once-monthly growth hormone replacement work as well as once-daily?......[Read More]
Comparing ACE Inhibitors and ARBs in Diabetic Nephropathy

Comparing ACE Inhibitors and ARBs in Diabetic Nephropathy

Is one drug class better than the other in diabetic nephropathy?......[Read More]
Long-term Experience of Pegvisomant Therapy as a Treatment for Acromegaly

Long-term Experience of Pegvisomant Therapy as a Treatment for Acromegaly

Pegvisomant was found to be effective, safe, and well-tolerated over the long-term in this analysis of 57 patients acromegaly.......[Read More]
82nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society

82nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society

This fascinating case report by Huang and colleagues, from Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, which was initially presented in abstract form at this conference, but was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes a case of primary hypothyroidism resulting .........[Read More]
Thyroid Nodules Discovered by Sonogram at a Health Fair

Thyroid Nodules Discovered by Sonogram at a Health Fair

Follow the case of a 46-year-old man who had nonpalpable bilateral thyroid nodules detected at a health fair.......[Read More]
Normocalcaemic Hypoparathyroidism and Bone Status in Women

Normocalcaemic Hypoparathyroidism and Bone Status in Women

How common is this condition in postmenopausal women, and how does it impact bone status in these patients? Data from the OPUS study provides some insight.......[Read More]
Saxagliptin Plus Metformin for Inadequately Controlled T2DM

Saxagliptin Plus Metformin for Inadequately Controlled T2DM

Does the combination of metformin with a DPP-4 inhibitor increase risk of hypoglycemia?......[Read More]
Estrogen Action and Prostate Cancer

Estrogen Action and Prostate Cancer

Estrogen is now implicated as a potential agent in the development and progression of prostate cancer.......[Read More]
Impulse Control & Dopamine Agonist-Treated Prolactinomas

Impulse Control & Dopamine Agonist-Treated Prolactinomas

Are patients receiving dopamine agonists for prolactinomas at risk for compulsive shopping and pathologic gambling?......[Read More]