Endocrinology

Early Puberty Could Help Predict Risk of Diabetes

March 27, 2020

New research from a team of European investigators suggests age at the onset of puberty could serve as an independent risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Image IQ: A 6-year-old girl with brown patches on her trunk

March 03, 2020

A 6-year-old girl was brought to her pediatrician for vaginal bleeding, breast enlargement, brown patches on her cheeks, back, and trunk. Can you diagnose this patient?

Empagliflozin Reduces Liver Fat in Early Diabetes

February 19, 2020

Researchers writing in Diabetes Care this month report that empagliflozin, a sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2), successfully reduced liver fat content in recent-onset and metabolically well-controlled type 2 diabetes (T2D).