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Transgender Individuals at Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Not Linked to Hormone Therapy

December 01, 2021

A study from Emory University details the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among transgender individuals compared to their cisgender counterparts and takes a deeper dive into the influence of gender-affirming hormone therapy on this risk

Endocrine Case Report: Swollen Glands

November 29, 2021

The latest endocrine case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a woman in her mid-30s presenting with swollen glands lasting for the past 3 days and an associated sore throat. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Diabetes Community Celebrates Build Back Better Act, Potential for $35 Insulin Caps

November 24, 2021

Diana Isaacs, PharmD, discusses the Build Back Better Act, the potential impact of a monthly spending cap on insulin, and reflects on the progress that has been made in regard to insulin affordability during the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of insulin.

Bariatric Surgery Dramatically Lowers Liver, Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with NASH

November 23, 2021

Undergoing bariatric surgery was associated with reductions in risk of adverse liver outcomes and MACE versus nonsurgical management among patients with obesity and biopsy-proven nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the SPLENDOR study.

Self-Isolation During Pandemic Limited Access to Medication, Impacted Glucose Control In Patients with Diabetes

November 22, 2021

An analysis of survey data from patients in multiple countries provides clinicians with an overview of the effects of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic on diabetes management, including access to insulin and blood glucose fluctuations.