European Congress of Endocrinology

The latest news from the ECE Annual Meeting, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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Diabetes may predict mortality in inpatient community-acquired pneumonia

May 23, 2018
Among patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, diabetes is an independent predictor of mortality after controlling for age, other…
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Risk for CVD nearly double in women with PCOS

May 23, 2018
Danish women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease or hypertension over 11 years vs. women without PCOS…
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Brain structure of transgender teens resembles their desired gender

May 22, 2018
Teenagers with gender dysphoria have brain structures and responses that are similar to that of their experienced gender rather than their birth sex…
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Higher levels of abdominal fat may predict vitamin D deficiency

May 22, 2018
In an analysis of several adiposity measures, abdominal fat was the mostly strongly associated with vitamin D concentration in men and women…
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Microscopic extrathyroidal extension unrelated to outcomes in papillary thyroid carcinoma

June 7, 2016
Outcomes, persistence of disease and mortality are unlikely to be affected by microscopic extrathyroidal extension in patients with papillary thyroid…
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Higher CV risk exists with prednisolone in adrenal insufficiency

June 3, 2016
Adults with adrenal insufficiency prescribed prednisolone therapy had higher levels of total and LDL cholesterol vs. patients prescribed…

Glycemic control after bariatric surgery varies by surgery type

June 2, 2016
Patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes saw more improvement in glycemic control within 30 days of undergoing diverted sleeve gastrectomy with…
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HbA1c improvement may ease BMD loss, bone turnover in type 1 diabetes

June 2, 2016
Improvement in HbA1c appears to mitigate bone mineral density loss and bone turnover among adults with type 1 diabetes, according to study findings…
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Diabetic neuropathy improves after sleeve gastrectomy

June 2, 2016
In patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and obesity, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy were shown to improve in the months after…
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High-load exercise may benefit long-term bone health

June 2, 2016
Compared with nonweight-bearing activities, such as cycling, running and other exercises that put greater strain on bones may help improve long-term…