Endocrinology

 

The Endocrinology Network® Endocrinology clinical resource center is a central hub for all endocrine diseases featured on the site. Designed to offer clinicians the latest across multiple fields of endocrinology, this page hosts content related to diabetes, hormone therapy, women’s health, thyroid disorders, and much more. Check back for news on FDA approvals, the latest studies, conference coverage, case reports, and guideline updates.

Thyroid Combination Therapy Preferred Over Levothyroxine for Some Hypothyroidism Patients

March 21, 2021

A randomized, 3-arm study is giving further insight into the effects of levothyroxine monotherapy compared against a thyroid combination therapy and desiccated thyroid extract for management of hypothyroidism, particularly in patients with Thr92AlaD2 polymorphism.

Many Endocrine Providers, Patients Open to Continuing Telehealth Practices

March 21, 2021

An analysis of patients and providers from endocrine clinics suggests many patients and providers were open to continuing with telehealth practices after the pandemic and many saw little to no limitations with the new practices.

Comparing ADA vs. ACOG Approaches for Gestational Diabetes Screenings

March 16, 2021

A trial of more than 20k women from investigators at Kaiser Permanente found there were no significant differences in outcomes among pregnant women undergoing gestational diabetes screenings using the ADA's 1-step approach versus the ACOG's 2-step approach.