Our December list includes pharmaceutical company responses to soaring insulin costs, delayed PCOS diagnosis, and dementia risk with ADT.
We present a selection of interesting endocrinology articles for the month of December in the following slides. See the slide legends for links to the article summaries.
DXA-Based Measurements in Diabetes: Can They Predict Fracture Risk? Abstract link. **** Association of Muscle Weakness with Post-Fracture Mortality in Older Men and Women: a 25 Year Prospective Study. Abstract link.
Androgen Deprivation Therapy and the Risk of Dementia in Patients with Prostate Cancer. Abstract link. **** A Phosphorylation–Deubiquitination Cascade Regulates the BRCA2–RAD51 Axis in Homologous Recombination. Abstract link.
Endocrine Society Calls for Solutions Regarding Insulin Price Crisis. Press release. **** Endocrine Society Supports Improved Insulin Access. Press release.
Increased Adipsin Is Associated with Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Metabolic Disturbances in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Abstract link. **** Delayed Diagnosis and a Lack of Information Associated with Dissatisfaction in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Abstract link.
Lower Death Risk for Vascular Dementia than for Alzheimer’s Disease with Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Users. Abstract link. **** Hormonal Contraception and Risk of Thromboembolism in Women with Diabetes. Abstract link.
Effect of Marijuana Use on Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity. Abstract link. **** Is it Time to Reconsider Lobectomy in Low-Risk Paediatric Thyroid Cancer? Abstract link.
Diabetes Device Use in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Barriers to Uptake and Potential Intervention Targets. Abstract link. **** Glycaemic Control and Excess Risk of Ischaemic and Haemorrhagic Stroke in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: a Cohort Study of 33 453 Patients. Abstract link.