Meeting News

Brain structure of transgender teens resemble 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…
In the Journals

Air pollution may function as endocrine disruptor in boys

May 22, 2018
Exposure to air pollution in utero, in infancy and in childhood affects BMI in childhood and early adolescence, with a stronger association…
FDA News

FDA approves denosumab for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

May 22, 2018
The FDA expanded the indication for the monoclonal antibody denosumab to include the treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men and…
Meeting News

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…
FDA News

Beta Bionics receives FDA approval to begin bionic pancreas study recruitment

May 21, 2018
The FDA on Monday granted an investigational device exemption to Beta Bionics that will allow the company to begin recruitment for the first…
In the Journals Plus

Fracture rate similar among young women with, without Turner syndrome

May 21, 2018
Young women with Turner syndrome did not incur fractures more frequently than those without the disease; however, fracture location differed between…
Diabetes in Real Life

Nutrition can aid in healing diabetic foot ulcers

Endocrine Today, May 2018
In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with nutrition and wound care expert Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND, about the role of…

Targeting ‘obesity genotype’ will require larger studies, effect sizes

Endocrine Today, May 2018
Obesity is a multifactorial disease that involves a complex interplay among genetics, environment and personal habits. The genetic component is…
Cover Story

Metabolic changes make weight loss maintenance difficult, but not impossible

Endocrine Today, May 2018
On their own, most individuals are rarely able to lose a substantial amount of body weight and keep it off. Although record numbers of U.S. adults…
In the Journals Plus

Egg diet restrictions may be unnecessary for adults with type 2 diabetes

May 21, 2018
Adults with type 2 diabetes who consumed a diet high in eggs did not experience adverse effects on cardiometabolic risks factors when compared with…
Meeting News

In search for ‘perfect’ osteoporosis treatment, consider key anti-aging mechanism

May 20, 2018
BOSTON — A fundamental aging mechanism that drives tissue dysfunction throughout the body may serve as a novel target in the treatment of…
Meeting News

Dapagliflozin associated with lower hepcidin concentration

May 19, 2018
BOSTON — The route by which SGLT2 inhibitors increase hematocrit and hemoglobin levels in adults with type 2 diabetes may be through a decrease…
Meeting NewsVideo

In homeless population, initiative breaks down barriers to diabetes care

May 19, 2018
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Neena Agarwal Xavier, MD, assistant professor and course director for the clinical medicine course series at…
Meeting News

Charter AACE member receives Master of Endocrinology award

May 19, 2018
BOSTON — Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, MACE, professor in the departments of medicine, biochemistry and molecular biology, and molecular and…
Meeting News

Metabolic bone disease researcher receives Frontiers in Science Award

May 19, 2018
Sundeep Khosla, MD, professor of medicine and physiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and…
Meeting News

Burosumab reverses hypophosphatemia, rickets in children with genetic bone disease

May 19, 2018
BOSTON — Children with X-linked hypophosphatemia treated with the monoclonal antibody burosumab for 40 weeks saw increased serum concentrations…
Meeting News

Cancer drug may benefit patients with metastatic pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — Use of the antiangiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibitor cabozantinib, approved for treatment of medullary thyroid cancer and renal cell…
Meeting News

In beta-cell regeneration, insulinomas hold ‘gold mine’ of key genomic data

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — Residual beta cells can be regenerated in people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and the genomic abnormalities found in human…
Meeting News

Diabetes education program ‘nudges’ patients toward better health

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — A digital health coaching program employing weekly telephone, text messaging and email contacts helped adults with type 2 diabetes…
Meeting NewsVideo

In type 2 diabetes, consider disease burden when managing blood pressure

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP, professor of medicine, chief of endocrinology and assistant dean for clinical…