Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Soft drink consumption linked with increased all-cause mortality

1. In this population-based cohort study, consumption of total, sugar-, and artificially-sweetened soft drinks was linked with an increased risk of all-cause mortality.2. The...

Quick Take: HbA1c level as a risk factor for retinopathy and nephropathy in children...

Intensive glycemic control has been shown to reduce the risk of retinopathy and nephropathy in the setting of type 1 diabetes. While prior studies...

The PIONEER 6 trial: semaglutide in type 2 diabetic patients does not increase cardiovascular...

1. Over a median period of almost 16 months, type 2 diabetic (T2DM) patients randomized to oral semaglutide for experienced a similar rate of...

Quick Take: Association of Cereal, Gluten, and Dietary Fiber Intake With Islet Autoimmunity and...

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is thought to result from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. An increased intake of dietary fiber and gluten...

Quick Take: Association between maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and preterm birth according to maternal age...

Preterm birth is the leading cause of infant mortality and neonatal morbidity. Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes and...

Teplizumab delays type 1 diabetes diagnosis in high risk patients

1. In relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) at risk for disease development, randomization to teplizumab delayed time to T1DM diagnosis compared...

The Ellipse trial: liraglutide improves glycemic control in children with type 2 diabetic on...

1. In children with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) on metformin, those randomized to liraglutide had better glycemic control after 26 weeks compared to placebo...

SGLT-2 inhibitors not associated with increased risk for severe UTI

1. No significant difference in severe UTIs was observed between patients starting SGLT-2 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes, compared to DPP-4 inhibitors or GLP-1...

Strict glucose control does not improve outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients

1. In this randomized controlled trial, intensive hyperglycemia treatment did not lead to improved outcomes compared to standard treatment in patients 90 days after...

Quick Take: Association between androgen deprivation therapy use and diagnosis of dementia in men...

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used in the treatment of prostate cancer, either alone or in combination with other treatment modalities. ADT, however, is...
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