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Female Sex, Increased BMI Linked to Increased Likelihood of Long COVID

December 01, 2022

An analysis of survey data from more than 1400 adults in the UK provides insight into potential risk factors for developing long COVID symptoms, with results indicating both female sex and increased body mass index as potential risk factors.

Blood Glucose at Admission Could Serve as Prognostic Marker in Emergency Departments

November 29, 2022

An analysis of data from patients admitted to emergency departments from 7 hospitals in Sweden provide insight into the potential of blood glucose at admission for use as a biomarker to predict all-cause mortality and cardiovascular risk in patients without a history of diabetes.

Endocrine Month in Review: September 2022

September 25, 2022

Our endocrinology month in review spotlights the most popular content from the past month. Our top content from September 2022 includes new guideline recommendations from the ADA/EASD, new data on semaglutide 2.4 mg and tirzepatide, a label update for finerenone, & more!

High HbA1c Linked to Increased Risk of Trigger Finger in Both Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

September 06, 2022

An analysis of national register data from Sweden suggests elevated HbA1c levels were linked to an increase in the likelihood of developing stenosing tenosynovitis, more commonly known as trigger finger, among people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

GSA Releases New Toolkit for Obesity Management in Older Adults

August 18, 2022

On August 16, the Gerontological Society of America released a 63-page provider toolkit aimed at providing clinicians managing older patients with obesity with necessary tools and resources to improve the recognition and treatment of obesity in this patient population.

Blood Protein Could Signal Increased Risk of Diabetes, Future Cancer Mortality

August 05, 2022

An analysis of more than 20 years of follow-up data from more than 4000 patients in the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study shed light on associations between prostasin concentrations and risk of developing diabetes and cancer mortality.