Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Biennial biopsies may be adequate for men under active surveillance for prostate cancer

1. After accounting for differences in surveillance protocols and treatments, researchers found that estimates of risk for biopsy Gleason score (GS) upgrade were not...

Lifestyle interventions and certain medications reduce risk of diabetes in high risk individuals

1. In this meta-analysis of studies that evaluated the rate of diabetes development in high risk individuals, lifestyle modifications (LSM) and certain classes of...

High intensity specialized intervention content following family-based intervention yields improved childhood weight loss

1. In this study of family-based intervention for childhood obesity, a specialized intervention incorporating social facilitation and behavioral skills was associated with improved weight...

ACE-inhibitors and statins do not impact albuminuria in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus:...

1. In adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus, the albumin-to-creatinine ratio was not significantly changed by angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors alone, statins alone, or the...

Only a small fraction of diabetes cases go undiagnosed

1. Undiagnosed diabetes was more common in overweight or obese adults, older adults, racial and ethnic minorities, and patients lacking health insurance. 2. The majority...

Lifestyle factors important in subsequent cardiovascular risk for women with gestational diabetes

1. In this prospective cohort study, history of gestational diabetes (GDM) was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life. 2. After...

Semaglutide results in better glycemic control than placebo in diabetes

1. This randomized clinical trial showed that, among patients with type 2 diabetes, oral semaglutide resulted in better glycemic control compared to placebo over...

Childhood antibiotic use not linked to celiac or islet cell autoimmunity

1. In a prospective study of children at-risk for development of type-1 diabetes, antibiotic use was not associated with the development of islet or...

Romosozumab followed by alendronate superior to alendronate alone in fracture prevention

1. In postmenopausal osteoporotic women at high risk for fracture, romosozumab followed by alendronate significantly reduced fracture risk compared to alendronate alone. 2. Although the...

Adiponectin treats some symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome in mice [PreClinical]

1. In mouse models of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), elevated adiponectin levels ameliorated metabolic dysfunction. 2. However, adiponectin was unable to completely restore reproductive...
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