Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Versus Multiple Daily Injection Regimens in Children and...

Multiple daily injections (MDI) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) are two forms of intensive insulin regimens utilized by patients with type 1 diabetes....

Quick Take: Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on the Prescription of Evidence-Based...

In low and middle-income countries, the implementation of evidence-based therapies for cardiovascular disease, including the use of statins, antiplatelet therapy and anti-hypertensive medications, remains...

In utero administration of ivacaftor averts multiorgan disease in ferret model of cystic fibrosis...

1. A G551D missense mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance receptor (CFTR) is a genetic cause of cystic fibrosis (CF).2. In utero administration...

Thyroidectomy more effective than medication for Hashimoto disease with persisting symptoms

1. In this randomized controlled study, complete surgical removal of the thyroid in patients with persistent Hashimoto disease symptoms resulted in greater improvements to...

Behavioral intervention produces sustained change in physical activity in type 2 diabetes patients

1. In this randomized controlled trial, a behavioral intervention increased physical activity and reduced sedentary activity in type 2 diabetes patients.2. The effects of...

Study does not support use of low-dose aspirin after prostate cancer diagnosis

1. This study evaluated the effects of post-diagnosis low-dose aspirin on prostate cancer-specific mortality and found no overall benefit.2. The study did find a...

Coronary CT angiography superior to functional stress testing among diabetic patients

1. In this randomized trial, diabetic patients with stable chest pain randomized to coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) had lower rates of cardiovascular death...

Type 1 diabetes unlikely to affect standardized test performance

1. In this Danish retrospective cohort study, there was no association between standardized reading and mathematics test scores and type 1 diabetes.2. Among those...

HbA1c may increase with switch from analogue to human insulin

1. In this retrospective cohort study, mean HbA1c levels decreased prior to systematic implementation of a program to switch from analogue to human insulin,...

Quick Take: Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio as a Predictor of Kidney Function Decline Among Diabetes and...

Diabetic nephropathy is a major concern for patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in kidneys has prognostic value for cancers and...
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