Autism, ADHD risks increased for adolescents with hypogonadism, delayed puberty

November 14, 2019
Children with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism or delayed puberty are more likely to develop neurodevelopment disorders, such as autism spectrum…
FDA News

FDA warns Dollar Tree regarding ‘potentially unsafe’ drugs

November 14, 2019
The FDA has sent a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, for receiving over-the-counter drugs made by…

Diabetes therapy highlights in honor of World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2019
Today marks World Diabetes Day, established in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization to raise awareness of…

NKF poll: Almost half of Americans unaware of link between diabetes and increased kidney failure risk

November 14, 2019
Results from an online survey indicated many Americans are not aware of the association between kidney disease and diabetes. The survey, conducted by…
Meeting News

‘Stop and think’ each time you use social media professionally

November 14, 2019
ATLANTA — Because social media guidelines at the institution, practice setting and professional organizations are often vague or open to…
Meeting News

Multiple type 2 diabetes benefits achievable through low-carb diets

November 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults with type 2 diabetes can experience multiple diabetes-specific benefits beyond weight loss by undertaking a low-carbohydrate…
In the Journals

Diabetes more effectively treated with immediate sitagliptin, metformin combination therapy

November 13, 2019
Insulin is needed less frequently and HbA1c is lowered more robustly when adults with type 2 diabetes do not delay combination therapy but begin…
In the Journals

Oral blood cancer drug may worsen cardiometabolic health

November 13, 2019
An oral chemotherapy treatment used to treat myeloproliferative neoplasms is associated with substantial weight gain and increased systolic blood…
In the JournalsPerspective

‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…
Breaking NewsPerspective

FDA advisory committee rejects recommending approval of lower-dose empagliflozin for type 1 diabetes

November 13, 2019
The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA voted 14-2 against recommending approval of a supplemental new drug application…
Meeting News

Great Debate tackles first-line anabolic therapy for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

November 13, 2019
ATLANTA — The 2019 iteration of the ACR/ARP Great Debate tackled the issue of whether anabolic therapies are appropriate for patients with…
Meeting News

Bariatric surgery complications more common with higher preoperative HbA1c

November 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults who undergo bariatric surgery may be more likely to be readmitted to the hospital, have more trips to the ICU and have a…
In the Journals

Fat mass reduced, quality of life unchanged with testosterone therapy following cancer

November 12, 2019
Trunk fat mass and whole-body fat mass decreased with testosterone therapy among men with borderline low testosterone levels following treatment for…

Oral insulin demonstrates safety, efficacy in phase 2b trial

November 12, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes assigned an oral formulation of human insulin achieved a clinically meaningful reduction in HbA1c compared with those…
Meeting News

MSDC-0602K improves liver enzymes, glycemic control in NASH with diabetes

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — Treatment with MSDC-0602K safely produced positive effects on glycemic control along with consistent improvement in liver enzymes and…
Meeting News

Fatty liver disease unaffected by bariatric surgery type

November 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Liver fat volume can be reduced by bariatric surgery regardless of procedure type, although some liver enzymes may be affected…
In the Journals

No evidence for increased long-term CV risk in PCOS

November 12, 2019
Middle-aged women with polycystic ovary syndrome exhibit only a moderately unfavorable cardiometabolic profile compared with age-matched controls…
In the Journals

Kids without siblings engage in more unhealthy eating behaviors

November 12, 2019
Children aged younger than 8 years who did not have siblings were more likely to consume unhealthy foods and drinks than children of the same age…
In the Journals

Short sleep may worsen bone health for women

November 11, 2019
Postmenopausal women who report sleeping less than 5 hours per night are more likely to develop low bone mineral density at all major sites and are…
In the Journals

AF prevalence elevated in women with fewer reproductive years

November 11, 2019
Women with fewer total reproductive years may experience elevated risk for atrial fibrillation and subsequent ischemic stroke, according to findings…