EXPERT SUMMARIES of the top 30 journals in endocrinology
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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals necessitate emphasis on iodine nutrition in breast-feeding mothers

Lee SY, et al. Thyroid. 2017;doi:10.1089/thy.2017.0158.
Although breast-feeding women in the U.S. overall met WHO-recommended iodine levels for lactating women, environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate…
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DCCT: Intensive control may blunt only short-term CV effects of weight gain in type 1 diabetes

Purnell JQ, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc16-2523.
Adults with type 1 diabetes who gained excessive weight during a 6-year, intensive glycemic management regimen experienced a cardiovascular event…
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Real-time CGM effective for identifying hypoglycemia in preterm infants

Saw HP, et al. PLoS One. 2017;doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186486.
Real-time continuous glucose monitoring and the traditional intermittent arterial-line glucose monitoring method were comparable for identifying…
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Meta-analysis: TZD use neutral on breast cancer risk in women

Du R, et al. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2017;doi:10.1002/dmrr.2961.
Women with type 2 diabetes prescribed thiazolidinediones did not see an increased risk or benefit with respect to incident breast cancer, according…
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Weight-loss diet programs prevent premature mortality in adults with obesity

Ma C, et al. BMJ. 2017;doi:10.1136/bmj.j4849.
Adults with obesity who participated in weight-loss diet interventions had a lower risk for premature death compared with control groups, but…
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Black women with type 2 diabetes at greater risk for breast cancer subtype

Palmer JR, et al. Cancer Res. 2017:doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-1903.
Black women with type 2 diabetes demonstrated a 40% increased risk for ER-negative breast cancer, according to results of a study published in…
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Peer, parental relationships influence outcomes for teens, young adults with type 1 diabetes

Raymaekers K, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc17-0643.
Adolescents and emerging adults with type 1 diabetes who report supportive peer and parental relationships are more likely to report less emotional…
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1-hour blood glucose level predicts type 2 diabetes development

Pareek M, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc17-1351.
Future type 2 diabetes and diabetes complications and mortality may be better predicted with elevated 1-hour blood glucose levels compared with…
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Risk assessment, management program decreases all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes

Wan EYF, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc17-0426.
Among a cohort of adults with type 2 diabetes, those who participated in a risk assessment and management program had lower all-cause mortality…
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Workplace bullying, violence increase type 2 diabetes risk

Xu T, et al. Diabetologia. 2017;doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4480-3.
Adults who experience incidents of workplace bullying or violence are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes vs. those who do not report such…
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Mood, anxiety disorders before pregnancy may influence gestational diabetes risk

Beka Q, et al. Diabet Med. 2017;doi:10.1111/dme.13543.
Women with a history of anxiety or mood disorder in the 2 years before pregnancy had a moderately increased risk for developing gestational diabetes…
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IGF binding protein linked with colorectal cancer in older men

Chan YX, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2017;doi:10.1111/cen.13499.
Elevated levels of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3, or IGFBP3, were predictive of colorectal cancer among older men independent of both
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Eating yogurt plus more fruits, vegetables reduces hip fracture risk in women

Michaelsson K, et al. J Bone Miner Res. 2017;doi:10.1002/jbmr.3324.
Women who consumed a large amount of milk but little fruits and vegetables had a higher risk for hip fracture than those who consumed large amounts…
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Type 2 diabetes linked to metabolic health in obesity

Wang B, et al. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2017;doi:10.1016/j.orcp.2017.10.005.
The risk for type 2 diabetes is increased in adults with obesity, whether they were metabolically healthy or unhealthy, and in those with normal…
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Metformin as first-line therapy increasing in type 2 diabetes

Montvida O, et al. Diabetes Care. 2017;doi:10.2337/dc17-1414.
Researchers report a substantial increase in the use of metformin as first-line therapy for type 2 diabetes during the past 10 years; second-line…

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