Endocrine Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of ENDOCRINE TODAY.

Table of Contents

Power of the press can be detrimental to drug adherence


5 Questions

A conversation with Laurence Katznelson, MD

Cover Story

Endocrine effects of sleep loss go beyond exhaustion

FDA News

FDA approves PCSK9 inhibitor for lowering of LDL in certain patients

Imaging Analysis

Fatigue, weakness during melanoma treatment

Nadine E. Palermo, DO; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU

In the Journals

Monetary rewards may increase SMBG testing frequency

Primary care, diabetes clinics have low control rates of HbA1c, LDL, microalbuminuria

Protein, carbohydrate intake order affects glucose, insulin levels

Photography reveals adolescent challenges, coping mechanisms of type 1 diabetes

Obesity, weight loss impacts opioid receptor activity in men

Obesity tied to congenital adrenal hyperplasia in teens increases CVD risk

No seasonal variation in 25-(OH)D levels found for primary hyperparathyroidism

Postmenopausal HT may improve mood, does not affect cognition

New guideline for hypoparathyroidism stresses patient care

Pet ownership may improve diabetes self-care in adolescents

PTH monitoring effective after recovery from permanent hypoparathyroidism

Time-updated HbA1c more highly linked to MI than baseline HbA1c

Tight glucose control benefits cardiac surgery patients without diabetes

Testosterone therapy unsuccessful for ejaculatory dysfunction

Trabecular bone scores reveal weaker bone structure in girls with anorexia nervosa

Women, young adults with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma at higher risk for premature death

Vaginal douches linked to increased phthalate exposure

Triglyceride-increasing alleles may lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Serum testosterone levels vary throughout day following transdermal application

Recurrent major CV events increased in patients with type 2 diabetes

Radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer may not increase breast cancer risk

Severe obesity raises CV risk profile among adolescents, young adults

Telemedicine, outpatient visits offer similar results for adults with diabetic foot ulcers

Surge in hospital costs after thyroid surgery seen 2003 to 2011

Specialist care benefitted medically complex type 2 diabetes

Menstrual phase affects sleep in perimenopausal women

Current vitamin D recommendations for children may be inadequate

Conservative management effective for primary hypophysitis

Combined weight loss, vitamin D reduces inflammation in cancer

Diet, exercise fail to prevent gestational diabetes in women with obesity

Diabetes registry reveals relationship between depression, severe hypoglycemia

Diabetes duration may predict CVD in Alström syndrome

Children practice more unhealthy eating habits during summer break

Bisphosphonate use drops after media reports of safety concerns

Alcohol triggers brain’s response to food aromas, increases caloric intake in women

Adolescents with overweight, obesity often underestimate their weight

Chemical exposure may alter placental genes in pregnant women

CHD linked to osteoporosis in older adults

Body’s early response to weight-loss efforts may predict future results

Incident diabetes in fathers predicted by gestational diabetes in partners

Improved NAFLD reduces type 2 diabetes incidence

Hypothyroidism a risk factor for new-onset diabetes

Lifestyle changes plus metformin linked to weight loss, improved symptoms for PCOS

Iodinated contrast media exposure increases thyroid dysfunction risk

Increased screen time linked to poorer bone health in teenage boys

Hyponatremia increases risk for osteoporosis, fragility fracture

Exercise helps control diabetes regardless of cardiorespiratory fitness improvement

Early parenteral nutrition not linked to adrenal insufficiency, increases septic shock risk

Differentiated thyroid cancer recurrence rates low after initial therapy

Hormones in PCOS-like phenotype not affected by dietary changes

High GH levels lead to cognitive deficits in children born very preterm

Gastric bypass surgery appears to reduce diabetic nephropathy