Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Effect of high-frequency spinal cord stimulation in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy

1. Pain relief and health-related quality of life was significantly improved among those undergoing 10-kHz spinal cord stimulation, compared to conventional medical management. 2. Outcomes...

Edema index predicts cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with HFrEF and type 2 diabetes mellitus

1. Bioelectric impedance analysis-measured edema index (EI) is a feasible, non-invasive technique for measuring fluid overload. 2. EI is an independent predictor of cardiorespiratory fitness...

Spinal cord stimulation shows considerable improvement in pain and quality of life for patients...

1. 10-kHz spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was safe and effective in treating patients with painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) refractory to medical management, leading to...

Semaglutide 2.4 mg once a week decreases bodyweight in overweight or obese patients with...

1. Change in mean bodyweight was -9.6% with semaglutide 2.4 mg vs. -3.4% with placebo. 2. Approximately two-thirds of patients on semaglutide 2.4 mg achieved...

Prediabetes may be a weak indicator of risk for diabetes among older adults

1. Older adults with prediabetes were more likely to regress to normoglycemia or pass away than progress to diabetes. 2. Prediabetes may be a weak...

Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses associated with greater risk of...

1. Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses was associated with greater risk of meningioma development in females. 2. Discontinuation of CPA after...

Māori and Pacific New Zealanders may be disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes-related clinical...

1. Compared to patients of European descent, poorer health outcomes were seen among Māori and Pacific New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes. 2. Māori patients...

Metabolic surgery may be more effective than medical therapy for long-term control of type...

1. 10-year remission rates were significantly higher for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) than medical therapy. 2. Patients in the BPD and...

Novel hybrid closed-loop system improves glycemic control in young adults with type 1 diabetes...

1. Participants using the novel advanced hybrid insulin delivery system (Medtronic) had a greater proportion of time spent in their target glucose range versus...

Gaps in evidence-based therapy use in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and atherosclerotic...

1. Significant gaps were found in the use of evidence-based therapies in insured patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Evidence Rating...

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