In very young children with type 1 diabetes, even a single episode of moderate/severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can potentially have long-term effects on cognitive abilities and brain growth, a study shows.
Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS
At ENDO 2019, two experts offered differing perspectives on optimal A1C targets. Blood sugar levels, one doctor said, should fall under 7 percent. Another physician argued for 7-8 percent. Learn more about the debate in this article.
Primary care providers, endocrinologists and obstetricians have been challenged with the question of whether to screen all pregnant women for thyroid disease. The debate springs primarily from unknown clinical implications of subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy. This issue was addressed at ENDO 2019.
The American Thyroid Association guidelines recommend repeat fine-needle aspiration, molecular testing or diagnostic surgical resection if thyroid nodule size increases significantly, but a new study shows there is little evidence that significant tumor growth is a predictor of malignancy, especially in architectural atypia of undetermined significance (AUS-A) cases.
The hemoglobin A1C test underestimates the prevalence of diabetes in patients, shows new research presented at ENDO 2019.
The hormone oxytocin shows promise as a possible new treatment for obesity, according to research presented on Monday at ENDO 2019.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among working adults in the United States, but disease pathways may vary between patients, new research shows.
Fulminant type 1 diabetes is rare, sudden and often deadly. New research published in the journal Diabetes describes a key discovery that could lead to new treatments for this condition.
Immediate, intensive treatment for newly diagnosed diabetes patients may be necessary to avoid irreversible long-term risk for diabetic complications and mortality, a new study shows.
A large population trial conducted in Bangladesh shows that community mobilization based on education and action may be an effective tool for preventing and controlling Type 2 diabetes.