Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Improved calculations suggest major changes to statin, aspirin, and blood pressure medication prescribing

1. Updated risk calculations suggest that fewer people should be classified within the high-risk category for CVD. 2. Many Americans, especially those of African American...

Improved glycemic control in type 1 diabetics on very low-carbohydrate diets

1. A survey of individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) consuming a very low-carbohydrate diet (VLCD) indicated that many study participants were able to...

Glyburide is not non-inferior to insulin in reducing perinatal complications in gestational diabetes

1. In this randomized controlled trial, glyburide was not non-inferior in terms of the composite rate of macrosomia, neonatal hypoglycemia, and hyperbilirubinemia compared with...

Improved research methods needed to determine effectiveness of anti-obesity public health initiatives

1. Researchers found that amongst nearly 300 studies reporting the impact of policies, programs, or changes in built environment on controlling and preventing obesity,...

SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists associated with better mortality outcomes than DPP-4 inhibitors for...

1. SGLT-2 or GLP-1 agonists were associated with lower mortality than DPP-4 inhibitors, placebo, or no treatment. 2. Use of DPP-4 inhibitors was not associated...

Intensive LDL-C lowering reduces mortality in patients with higher baseline LDL-C

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, more intensive compared with less itensive LDL-C lowering was associated with a greater reduction in risk of...

No association of overweight childhood and adult type 2 diabetes risk after weight loss

1. Compared to men who were never overweight, those overweight at age 7 who returned to a normal body mass index (BMI) by age...

Barber facilitated health promotion reduces blood pressure among black male barber patrons

1. Non-Hispanic black male barber patrons prescribed antihypertensive therapy with barber encouragement along with lifestyle modification experienced greater reductions in blood pressures compared to...

Transgender youth found to have higher rates of mental health disorders

1. Transgender and/or gender nonconforming (TGNC) children and adolescents had higher prevalence of mental health disorders compared to their cisgender peers. 2. Anxiety disorders, attention...

Single PSA screening increases prostate cancer detection but does not change mortality

1. In this randomized controlled trial, men who were screened with a single PSA test had higher diagnoses of prostate cancer than those who...
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