Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Women who experience hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at high risk for developing high...

1. Women experiencing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) had higher rates of cardiovascular disease persisting following the pregnancy. 2. Women with HDP were at particular...

Enzalutamide reduces risk of metastatic prostate cancer in at-risk men

1. Prostate cancer patients with a rapidly risking prostate-specific antigen (PSA) despite chemical or physical castration had lower rates of metastasis when treated with...

Fruquintinib increases overall survival in metastatic colorectal carcinoma

1. In this phase 3 randomized controlled trial, fruquintinib increased median overall survival and progression-free survival compared to placebo in patients with colorectal cancer...

Insulin analogs compared to NPH not associated with reduced hypoglycemia-related hospitalizations

1. In this retrospective cohort study, for patients with type 2 diabetes, initiation of a basal insulin analog compared with NPH insulin was not...

Study suggests that diabetes can be accurately diagnosed from a single blood sample

1. Single blood sample looking at fasting glucose and HbA1c was a key predictor of subsequent diagnosis of diabetes. 2. Results suggest that a single...

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...

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