Meeting News

Top meeting news of 2019

May 26, 2019
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top 10 news reports posted from meeting news coverage during the first few months of 2019. …

New partnership examines effect of pollution on type 2 diabetes risk

May 25, 2019
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is launching a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the…
In the Journals

Trace metal concentrations influence glucose regulation in pregnancy

May 24, 2019
Pregnant women with higher plasma concentrations of copper measured during the first trimester were more likely to have elevated glucose levels in…
In the Journals

Overweight, obesity tied to childhood asthma risk

May 24, 2019
Children with overweight or obesity are 30% more likely to develop asthma and nearly twice as likely to develop wheezing symptoms when compared with…

BLOG: Doc, you need a doctor

May 24, 2019
Preparing to do a thyroid biopsy, I was reviewing the prior biopsy the patient had few years ago, when I noticed something. “The biopsy in 2014…
Meeting News

Potentially FDA-approved medications face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…
In the Journals

Neonatal thyroid hormone development similar for boys and girls

May 23, 2019
Thyroid-stimulating hormone levels for boys and girls do not differ significantly during the first 2 years of life, although these levels are…
In the Journals

Adjunct therapies desired to reduce ‘constant daily burden’ of type 1 diabetes

May 23, 2019
Adults with type 1 diabetes prioritize HbA1c time-in-target-range, weight loss and simple treatment procedures when evaluating their diabetes care…
Point/Counter

Is insulin pump therapy superior to multiple daily injections in type 1 diabetes?

Endocrine Today, May 2019
PoinT All pumps on the market offer several useful features for people with type 1 diabetes. These include multiple basal rate options, square- and…
Cover Story

Providers, regulators explore type 2 therapies for type 1 diabetes

Endocrine Today, May 2019
For most children and adults with type 1 diabetes, day-to-day disease management remains difficult despite improvements in insulin formulations and…
In the Journals

Muscle wasting more likely in peritoneal dialysis with obesity, diabetes

May 23, 2019
Adults undergoing peritoneal dialysis for chronic kidney disease lose more muscle mas when they also have diabetes or obesity, according to findings…
Meeting News

CMS aims to increase drug pricing transparency through price disclosure legislation

May 22, 2019
WASHINGTON — In a presentation at the Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy, Kate Rawson discussed what to expect with the…
FDA News

FDA grants priority review of canagliflozin for CKD

May 22, 2019
The FDA has granted priority review of a supplemental new drug application for Janssen’s Invokana for reducing the risk of ESKD in adults with…
In the Journals

Hormone therapy does not worsen bone health in transgender adults

May 22, 2019
Transgender adults who initiated gender-affirming hormone therapy experienced decreased bone resorption and increased bone mineral density at 1 year…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cost of diabetes tests similar in community pharmacies, medical practices

May 22, 2019
Costs associated with screening a patient for diabetes and conducting confirmatory testing via community pharmacies in England was comparable to the…

Lilly’s generic rapid-acting insulin hits pharmacy shelves

May 22, 2019
Eli Lilly’s cheaper, generic insulin lispro injection offering can now be ordered in pharmacies, according to a press release from the company…
In the Journals

Elevated iron level may predict type 2 diabetes risk

May 22, 2019
A meta-analysis of 15 prospective studies suggests that elevated levels of circulating ferritin may predict the development of type 2 diabetes, with…
In the Journals

Thyroid cancer survival higher for US city residents

May 22, 2019
More cases of thyroid cancer are found among those living in urban areas in the U.S., but this population also has a higher rate of survival compared…
Meeting News

LDL apheresis may benefit certain patients with ACS after PCI

May 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — LDL apheresis was safe and was linked to a trend toward early coronary atheroma regression in patients with ACS and high LDL who…