Endocrinology

 

UVA Study Suggests NRTIs Could Reduce Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

September 29, 2020

An analysis of data from 5 major databases suggests NRTIs could reduce incidence of type 2 diabetes.

Study Finds Increased Exercise Lowers Mortality Risk 25-32% Among Diabetics

September 25, 2020

A study presented at EASD 2020 examines the impact of increased exercise capacity on risk of all-cause mortality among more than 4k patients with type 2 diabetes.

Metformin Could Slow Cognitive Decline, Reduce Dementia Incidence in Diabetics

September 24, 2020

Analysis of information from more than 1000 patients in Australia sheds light on the potential association between metformin use and slower cognitive decline in older individuals.

COVID-19 Lockdown May Have Improved Glycemic Control for Some Diabetics

September 23, 2020

Data from a group of type 1 diabetics from a diabetes center in Italy suggests time off work and in lockdown could have been helped some patients improve glycemic control.

Study Estimates Average Life Years Lost from Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes

September 23, 2020

Research presented at EASD 2020 provides an updated estimate of the life years lost as a result of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, respectively, among patients in the UK.

Diabetics, Both Type 1 and Type 2, at Increased Risk of Falls, Fall-Related Injuries

September 22, 2020

A study from EASD 2020 found type 1 diabetes was associated with a 33% increase in risk of falls while type 2 diabetes was associated with a 19% increase in risk.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to 23% Increase in Risk of New Diabetes

September 22, 2020

A study from EASD 2020 suggests patients with RA could be at a nearly 25% increase in risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.

Synthetic Medication, Desiccated Thyroid Similar in Effectiveness for Hypothyroidism

September 21, 2020

Results of the study offer clinicians greater insight and could improve decision-making in regards to treatment choices for hypothyroidism.

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.

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.