Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Gastric bypass surgery more effective than medical therapy alone for achieving microalbuminuria remission in...

1. Patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric (RYGB) surgery had higher rates of microalbuminuria remission when compared to those who received only medical treatment at...

Despite increasing cost of insulin, out-of-pocket expenses stable from 2006-2017

1. Insulin costs steadily increased from 2006-2017. However, the out-of-pocket costs to privately insured patients remained consistent, in-part due to decreased cost-sharing. 2. Privately insured...

Incidence of thyroid cancer in World Trade Center exposed firefighters

1. Fire Department World Trade Center-exposed workers demonstrate more asymptomatic thyroid cancers, attributable to occult lesion diagnoses, compared to non-WTC-exposed subjects of the Rochester...

Clinical report outlines health supervision recommendations for patients with achondroplasia

1. In this report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides updated guidelines on diagnosis, genetic counseling, medical evaluation, and anticipatory guidance for pediatricians...

Degarelix may be a treatment option for pedophilic disorder

1. Men with pedophilic disorder treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist degarelix were at significantly lower risk of committing sexual abuse 2 weeks following initial...

Liraglutide adjuvant therapy found to increase weight loss in obese adolescents

1. The combination of liraglutide and lifestyle therapy was shown to significantly reduce body mass index (BMI) standard-deviation score compared to the placebo group. 2....

Increased fetal size in gestational diabetes after week 20 of pregnancy

1. Study findings suggest gestational diabetes is associated with larger fetal size starting at week 20, and that efforts to mitigate associated fetal growth...

Testosterone replacement in male cancer survivors helps improve body composition

1. Young male cancer survivors with low-normal serum morning total testosterone benefited from testosterone treatment as a therapeutic option to improve body composition. Evidence Rating:...

Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in...

1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and...

Treatment at lower glucose threshold noninferior to traditional threshold in newborns with asymptomatic hypoglycemia

1. In this randomized noninferiority trial involving newborns with asymptomatic moderate hypoglycemia, initiation of treatment at a lower blood glucose threshold resulted in no...

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