Women's Health

 

The Endocrinology Network® Women’s Health clinical resource center is a hub of news and information related to health of women at all ages and stages of life. This page offers perspective and insight on the latest information from multiple fields of women’s health, including gestational diabetes, hormone therapy, menopause management, and reproductive health.

Endocrine Month in Review: April 2022

April 23, 2022

Our endocrine month in review spotlights the most popular articles from the past month. This month's top articles include a multipart video series, new diabetes, information on osteoporosis, and more!

History of Spontaneous Abortion Linked to Increased Risk of Gestational Diabetes

March 07, 2022

An analysis of data from more than 100k pregnant women suggests a history of spontaneous abortion was associated with an 18% increase in risk of subsequent gestational diabetes, with a history of multiple spontaneous abortions associated with an even greater risk.

Study Details Causal Effect of Obesity on Diabetic Nephropathy

February 22, 2022

Data from an analysis of more than 150,000 patients suggests increased BMI was associated with more than a 3-fold increase in odds of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes, but this effect was more apparent in women who experienced a 14-fold increase in odds of diabetic nephropathy.

Gestational Diabetes Raises Long-Term Risk of Multiple Cardiovascular Conditions

February 11, 2022

AN analysis of the UK Biobank cohort provides insight into the increased risk of cardiovascular disease associated with gestational diabetes, including a 69% increase in risk of stroke and 42% increase in risk of heart failure later in life.