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.

Disparities in Failure to Rescue Rates Drives Racial Differences in Maternal Mortality

April 09, 2021

While data indicates care has improved, a retrospective study from investigators at Columbia University suggests differences in rates of failure to rescue from severe maternal morbidity were a major contributor to the disparity in excess maternal mortality seen among Black women.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes can Influence CVD Risk Later in Life

April 04, 2021

Dr. Nisha Parikh provides additional insight into the AHA's latest scientific statement, which highlights the need for greater attention and emphasis on the impact of adverse pregnancy outcomes on cardiovascular risk in women.

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.