Endocrine Diseases

 

Study Finds Thyroid Inflammation Tied to Anxiety Disorders

September 19, 2020

A study from e-ECE 2020 suggests thyroid inflammation could put patients at greater risk for developing an anxiety disorder.

Pediatric Asthma Treatment Could Increase Risk of Diabetes, Other Conditions

September 18, 2020

New research suggests children treated with high-doses of oral glucocorticoids could be at a greater risk of diabetes, hypertension, and venous thromboembolism.

Feelings of Loneliness in Older Adults Tied to Increase Risk of New-Onset Diabetes

September 16, 2020

Analysis of data from a European aging study suggests feeling lonely was linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes in older adults.

Diana Isaacs, PharmD: An Overview of Insulin Affordability in 2020

September 01, 2020

A look at the state of insulin affordability in 2020 and how the ongoing pandemic has impacted the situation.

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to ADHD in Adolescents

August 29, 2020

An analysis of data from the New Bedford Cohort suggests exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals could increased risk of ADHD in adolescents.

Long-Acting GLP-1 RAs More Effective than Short-Acting for Diabetes Management

August 28, 2020

A meta-analysis examines the differences in HbA1c management, weight loss, and other factors associated with long- versus short-acting GLP-1 receptor agonists.

Artificial Pancreas Proven Safe and Effective in Diabetics 6 Years and Older

August 27, 2020

A randomized trial found use of a closed-loop insulin delivery system was safe and effective in type 1 diabetics as young as 6 years of age.

Weight Loss, Not Surgery, Responsible for Metabolic Benefits Following Gastric Bypass

August 20, 2020

A study comparing 22 patients is offering a detailed overview of the effects of weight loss as a result of gastric bypass surgery and diet alone in obese patients.

Nationwide Analysis Details Risk of COVID-19-Related Death in Type 1, Type 2 Diabetics

August 16, 2020

An analysis of data from England details the increased odds of mortality associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in COVID-19 patients.

Nearly 1-in-3 of Physicians Could Be Overusing Thyroid Ultrasonography

August 14, 2020

A survey of more than 600 physicians found many endorsed the use of thyroid ultrasonography for clinically unsupported reasons.