Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Costs for DKA care vary significantly among U.S. hospitals

Image: PD 1. Hospital costs, length of stay, and readmission rates for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) vary widely across United States children’s hospitals. 2. The mean hospital-level...

Pancreatic neoplasm histology predicts survival

Image: PD 1. Pathohistological subtype of pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) was a strong independent predictor for malignancy.  2. Pancreatobiliary type IPMN was associated with...

High glucose levels associated with increased risk of dementia

Image: PD  1. In patients without diabetes there was a monotonically increasing association between glucose level and risk of dementia; the same association between higher...

Healthy diet delays development, progression of chronic kidney disease in diabetics

Image: PD  1. Eating a healthy diet with 5 or more servings of fruit per week led to lower risk of development or progression of...

Antipsychotic users more likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes

Image: PD  1. Children and adolescents prescribed antipsychotics were three times more likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes.  2. The risk of diabetes increased in a...

New genetic link between type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease

Image: PD  1. This genome-wide association study (GWAS) has shown a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) on chromosome 1 to be associated with coronary heart disease...

Three ultrasonographic findings portend increased risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules

Image: PD  1. Three ultrasound characteristics of thyroid nodules were indicative of increased risk of cancer including: microcalcifications, size greater than 2 cm and entirely...

Novel cytokines found elevated in diabetic retinopathy patients

Image: PD 1.  Cytokines previously not found to be associated with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (GM-CSF, IL-12p40, sCD40L, MCP-3, and IFNa2) were discovered to be significantly elevated...

Electronic Health Records associated with decreased medical visits among diabetics

Image: PD  1. Use of electronic health records was associated with statistically significantly lower rates of ED visits, hospitalizations, and ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in diabetic...

Testosterone and estrogen exert independent effects in the pathogenesis of male hypogonadism

Image: PD 1. In men, androgen deficiency was associated with decreases in lean body mass, muscle size, and strength while estrogen deficiency led to increases...
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