EXPERT SUMMARIES of the top 30 journals in endocrinology
 Personalize your search
In the Journals Plus

SGLT2 inhibitors demonstrate real-world CV benefit in type 2 diabetes

Udell JA, et al. Circulation. 2017;doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031227.
Adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease treated with an SGLT2 inhibitor have lower risks for all-cause mortality…
In the Journals Plus

Prepregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain influence C-reactive protein levels in breast milk

Whitaker KM, et al. Obesity. 2017;doi:10.1002/oby.22025.
Women with a high prepregnancy BMI or those who gain excessive weight during pregnancy are more likely to have higher levels of the inflammatory…
In the Journals Plus

Beyond 25-(OH)D, vitamin D metabolite ratio may better predict hip fracture risk

Ginsberg C, et al. Bone. 2017;doi:10.1016/j.bone.2017.11.011.
Among older adults, a lower 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D to 25-hydroxyvitamin D ratio, also known as the vitamin D metabolic ratio, is a stronger…
In the Journals Plus

More than half of US children destined for obesity in adulthood

Ward ZJ, et al. N Engl J Med. 2017;doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1703860.
More than half of U.S. children will have obesity by age 35 years if current trends continue, according to results gathered from a simulation model…
In the Journals Plus

Competitive bidding program limits diabetes supply access

Puckrein GA, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc17-0960.
Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes experienced disruptions in access to diabetes testing supplies after the initial rollout of the CMS competitive…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Real-time CGM improves hypoglycemic awareness

Rickels MR, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017;doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01516.
Adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes may increase awareness of hypoglycemia and reduce severity of hypoglycemic events by using real-time…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Diabetes, high BMI cause nearly 6% of cancers worldwide

Pearson-Stuttard J, et al. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017;doi:10.1016/s2213-8587(17)30366-2.
Approximately 5.6% of all incident cancers in 2012 were attributable to the combined effects of diabetes and high BMI as independent risk factors…
In the Journals Plus

DHA supplementation reduces placental inflammation in women with obesity

Lager S, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017;doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01384.
In pregnant women with obesity, docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, supplementation decreased placental inflammation and could mitigate the negative
In the Journals Plus

Survey: More individualized treatment needed in HT for disorders of sex development

Nordenstrom A, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2017;doi:10.1111/cen.13518.
Patients with various disorders of sex development generally report being satisfied with hormone therapy, but survey responses regarding adverse…
In the Journals Plus

Oral device reduces food intake, promotes weight loss in obesity

Ryan DH, et al. Obes Sci Pract. 2017;doi:10.1002/osp4.139.
Adults with overweight or obesity who used a removable, oral device while eating meals and snacks saw a mean excess weight loss of nearly 19% after…
In the Journals Plus

Healthy diet associated with meeting metabolic targets

Sarmento RA, et al. J Endocr Soc. 2017;doi:10.1210/js.2017-00349.
Brazilian patients with type 2 diabetes who reported consuming a diet high in whole carbohydrates, dairy, white meat and fish were more likely to…
In the Journals Plus

Bariatric surgery associated with reduced psoriasis risk

Maglio C, et al. Obesity. 2017;doi:10.1002/oby.21955.
Adults with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery were less likely to develop psoriasis vs. those who received usual care, according to findings…
In the Journals Plus

Long-term GH increases height, not growth potential in juvenile arthritis

Simon D, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017;doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01455.
Researchers in France reported that although long-term treatment with growth hormone improved growth in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
In the Journals Plus

Short-term sitagliptin therapy preserves beta-cell function in women with PCOS, obesity

Ferjan S, et al. Endocr Pract. 2017;doi:10.4158/EP-2017-0027.
Among women with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity participating in a lifestyle intervention, those who were assigned the DPP-IV inhibitor…
In the Journals Plus

Joint endocrinologist-nephrologist clinic reduced diabetic kidney disease progression

Low S, et al. J Diabetes. 2017;doi:10.1111/jdb.12626.
Patients with type 2 diabetes and stage 3 or 4 chronic kidney disease who attended a joint endocrinologist-nephrologist diabetic kidney disease…

Personalize your search