Top Story

New guideline for Cushing’s syndrome recommends tumor removal

July 31, 2015

The Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology issued a new clinical practice guideline for managing Cushing’s syndrome, recommending tumor removal as a first-line treatment, according to research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

The guideline recommends best practices for treating the many causes of the hormonal syndrome, which is characterized by high levels of cortisol in the blood.

In the Journals

Patients with diabetes face higher health care costs

July 30, 2015
Patients living with diabetes incur significantly higher health care costs, the majority of which resulted from hospital inpatient stays and prescription costs…
In the Journals

Researchers find nearly 20% of non-obese Chinese adults have NAFLD

July 30, 2015
Researchers in Hong Kong found that one-fifth of the general Chinese population of non-obese individuals had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but were not at an…
In the Journals

Screening men with erectile dysfunction may detect diabetes

July 30, 2015
Men with erectile dysfunction are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes compared with those without erectile dysfunction, according to recent study findings…
Janet Liechty In the Journals

Low parental health literacy limits child’s weight-loss options

July 30, 2015
Parents who struggle to understand basic health nutrition information are less likely to turn to recommended weight-loss strategies for their children, including…
More News Headlines »
Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, discusses the war on diabetes declared in 1940 after an alarming 750,000…
More »
Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
More »
Current Issues
View the Current Issues