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Health care expenditure burden high in adrenal insufficiency

April 21, 2017

Patients with adrenal insufficiency may accrue substantial health care costs and have more hospital stays and outpatient visits compared with healthy controls, according to findings published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

Candace Gunnarsson, PhD, vice president of health economics and outcomes research at CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting in Cincinnati, and colleagues evaluated data from a U.S.-based payer database on 10,383 patients with adrenal insufficiency to determine the estimated annual health care burden among them.

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Lower health-related quality of life observed in patients with Addison’s disease, Cushing’s syndrome

April 20, 2017
Patients with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulations report health-related quality of life that is far lower than that of the general population, according…
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Adrenal vein sampling, CT scanning yield similar outcomes in primary aldosteronism screening

April 7, 2017
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Health care expenditure burden high in adrenal insufficiency

April 21, 2017
Patients with adrenal insufficiency may accrue substantial health care costs and have more hospital stays and outpatient visits compared with healthy…

In the Journals Plus

Lower health-related quality of life observed in patients with Addison’s disease, Cushing’s syndrome

April 20, 2017
Patients with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulations report health-related quality of life that is far lower than that of the general…

Meeting News Coverage

Adrenal vein sampling, CT scanning yield similar outcomes in primary aldosteronism screening

April 7, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — As a screening method, adrenal vein sampling is a “brilliant concept” when used to identify primary aldosteronism…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

New molecules may offer next-generation treatment in prostate cancer

April 5, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Highly potent selective androgen receptor degraders, or SARDs, may provide advanced treatment options for men with…

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Age at symptom onset tied to survival in adrenocortical carcinoma

April 3, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Older age at adrenocortical carcinoma symptom onset and higher stage disease are independently associated with overall survival…

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History of cortisone’s discovery offers lessons in ‘team science,’ persistence

April 3, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — It was Christmas Day in 1914 when the Mayo Clinic chemist Edward C. Kendall, PhD, first succeeded in isolating pure…

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Postsurgical treatment often necessary in persistent, recurrent Cushing’s disease

March 29, 2017
Nearly half of adults with Cushing’s disease that persists or recurs after surgical treatment require second and sometimes third therapeutic…

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Low glucose load, index diets may increase SHBG concentrations in postmenopausal women

March 27, 2017
Postmenopausal women may have higher serum sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations if they consume low glucose load/glucose index diets with low…

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Moxonidine therapy useful option for primary aldosteronism screening

March 22, 2017
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Postoperative ACTH, cortisol levels may predict Cushing’s disease remission rate

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