EXPERT SUMMARIES of the top 30 journals in endocrinology
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Newly identified adipokine associated with bone density in type 2 diabetes

Zhou J, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2018;doi:10.1111/cen.13560.
Patients with type 2 diabetes and osteopenia or osteoporosis have lower levels of serum retinol-binding protein 4, suggesting the adipokine may play…
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Food insecurity tied to high HbA1c in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Mendoza JA, et al. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2018;doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2018.01.035.
Adolescents with type 1 diabetes livings in households with low and very low food security have higher HbA1c and higher prevalence of…
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Insulin resistance markers associated with DPP-IV inhibitor response in type 2 diabetes

Dennis JM, et al. Diabetes Care. 2018;doi:10.2337/dc17-1827.
Among a cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes, those with markers for higher insulin resistance responded poorly to DPP-4 inhibitor therapy…
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GH does not benefit BMD in Prader-Willi syndrome after adult height attainment

Donze SH, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2018;doi:10.1111/cen.13567.
Adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome who continued growth hormone therapy after they reached adult height did not maintain bone density, according…
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Bariatric surgery yields greater metabolic benefits than intensive medical therapy

Simonson DC, et al. Diabetes Care. 2018;doi:10.2337/dc17-0487.
Adults with type 2 diabetes and obesity assigned to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass were more likely to experience improvements in HbA1c and fasting plasma…
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Sarcopenic obesity common in acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors

Marriott CJC, et al. Cancer. 2017;doi:10.1002/cncr.31191.
Long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia frequently experience sarcopenic obesity, which affects their overall health-related quality of…
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Insulin resistance, metabolic dysfunction common in Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Mujahid S, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018;doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01459.
Adults with Bardet-Biedl syndrome are more than twice as likely to have insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome vs. healthy adults; however, most…
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Free androgen index ‘misleading’ indicator of hyperandrogenism in women with low SHBG

Keevil BG, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2018;doi:10.1111/cen.13561.
Among women with a low concentration of sex hormone-binding globulin, the free androgen index, or FAI, used to assess hyperandrogenism may provide a…
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Cardiac risks lower with glyburide vs. other sulfonylureas

Leonard CE, et al. Diabetes Care. 2018;doi:10.2337/dc17-0294.
Adults with type 2 diabetes prescribed glyburide may have lower risks for sudden cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia compared with those…
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Depression unrelated to subclinical hypothyroidism

Kim JS, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018;doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01247.
Middle-aged men and women with subclinical hypothyroidism are no more likely to experience incident depression than adults without the condition…
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Nonsurgical premature menopause affects fertility in female childhood cancer survivors

Levine JM, et al. Cancer. 2018;doi:10.1002/cncr.31121.
Women who survived childhood cancer faced an increased risk for nonsurgical premature menopause, resulting in lower rates of live birth for female…
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Malnutrition worsens mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

Ahmed N, et al. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2018;doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000471.
Among older adults with type 2 diabetes, those diagnosed with malnutrition are nearly 70% more likely to die of any cause vs. those without diagnosed…
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Most diabetes apps fail to meet all AADE self-care criteria

Ye Q, et al. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018;doi:10.1177/1932296818754907.
An analysis of diabetes self-management apps available for smart devices shows that most do not support all the self-care behaviors recommended by…
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Weight loss 1 month before bariatric surgery improves 1-year outcomes

Hutcheon DA, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2018;doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.12.032.
Patients who lost at least 8% of excess body weight in the 4 weeks before undergoing bariatric surgery had a shorter mean hospital stay and…
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Teriparatide therapy beneficial in pregnancy- and lactation-induced osteoporosis

Hong N, et al. Clin Endocrinol. 2018;doi:10.1111/cen.13557.
Women with pregnancy- and lactation-induced osteoporosis who experienced multiple vertebral fractures saw a 15% improvement in bone mineral density…

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