Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Type 1 diabetes unlikely to affect standardized test performance

1. In this Danish retrospective cohort study, there was no association between standardized reading and mathematics test scores and type 1 diabetes.2. Among those...

HbA1c may increase with switch from analogue to human insulin

1. In this retrospective cohort study, mean HbA1c levels decreased prior to systematic implementation of a program to switch from analogue to human insulin,...

Quick Take: Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio as a Predictor of Kidney Function Decline Among Diabetes and...

Diabetic nephropathy is a major concern for patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in kidneys has prognostic value for cancers and...

Dapagliflozin associated with reduced hospitalization rate for heart failure

1. Among patients with type 2 diabetes and established or multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), dapagliflozin was noninferior but did not significantly...

Young-onset type 2 diabetes associated with increased risk of hospitalization frequently due to mental...

1. Patients with young-onset type 2 diabetes had higher rates of all-cause hospitalization than usual-onset diabetes. Over one-third of the total hospitalization bed-days were...

The VITAL trial: Omega-3 supplementation does not reduce risk of cardiovascular events

1. Healthy adult patients randomized to receive marine n-3 fatty acids (omega-3) experienced similar rates of adverse cardiovascular events as those receiving a placebo...

Genetic variants of increased waist-to-hip ratios associated with diabetes and coronary disease

1. A polygenic risk score for increased waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) was developed from over 200 risk loci. 2. Polygenic risk scores for higher WHR were...

Quick Take: Pegbelfermin (BMS-986036), a PEGylated Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 Analogue, in Patients with...

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the most common chronic liver disease in the United States, puts patients at increased risk of developing cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma....

Liraglutide significantly reduces risk for major cardiac events in elderly patients with diabetes

1. A significant reduction in major cardiac events among elderly patients was seen in the liraglutide treatment group.2. The risk reduction of adverse cardiac events...

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants can effectively manage chronic conditions, fill gaps in primary...

1. In this study, no significant differences were seen in the diabetes outcomes of patients managed by nurse practitioners (NPs) or physician assistants (PAs)...

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