Endocrine Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of ENDOCRINE TODAY.

Table of Contents

Behavioral economics finds the right triggers for diabetes prevention

Tryggvi Thorgeirsson, MD, MPH

Task force advice against thyroid cancer screening ‘appropriate and timely’

At Issue: The complexity of insulin’s high cost

5 Questions

Diabetes, foot disease expert wins international award from ACE

Cover Story

As insulin prices rise, endocrinologists confront growing crisis


Exercise in type 1 diabetes must minimize complications, optimize glucose utilization

In the Journals Plus

Lower health-related quality of life observed in patients with Addison’s disease, Cushing’s syndrome

Management before thyroidectomy may lead to complications in patients

Health care expenditure burden high in adrenal insufficiency

Meta-analysis: Artificial pancreas systems improve glucose control in type 1 diabetes

Life expectancy low in MEN1 duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumor liver metastases

Intervention may reduce driving mishaps in high-risk adults with type 1 diabetes

Low food security associated with higher HbA1c, insulin use in type 2 diabetes

Liraglutide lowers pancreatitis risk in type 2 diabetes

Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels can predict DTC disease status

Resveratrol, placebo comparable for pain management in endometriosis

VTE in women may suggest inappropriate prescriptions of combined hormonal contraceptives

Subclinical hypothyroidism increases miscarriage risk

Primary aldosteronism incidence low in type 2 diabetes

Parathyroid hormone levels not associated with mortality in older women

Oral contraceptives may lower general well-being in healthy women

Pituitary-testis axis function may improve with GnRH in congenital combined pituitary hormone deficiency

Physical function improves with weight loss plus aerobic, resistance exercise

Delayed diagnosis, poor quality of life observed in familial chylomicronemia syndrome

Acromegaly worsens quality of life despite disease control

Early childhood sleep duration associated with HDL cholesterol in later childhood

DCCT: Glucose variability not associated with development, progression of microvascular complications

Childhood obesity quadruples risk for type 2 diabetes

Consistent bedtimes at age 3 years may reduce obesity risk

Cost, need for reoperation raise questions about gastric band effectiveness

Hair analysis may identify Cushing’s syndrome

Endocrine Society issues clinical practice guideline on functional hypothalamic amenorrhea

Meeting News

Gut microbiota linked to HPA axis hormones

Focus on ‘fracture syndrome,’ not osteoporosis, to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures

Power in numbers: Precision medicine aims to revolutionize diabetes research

Basal cortisol elevated in patients with ACTH-staining pituitary macroadenoma

Concurrent milk ingestion may affect oral levothyroxine absorption

Doping more prevalent among nonathletes vs. elite competitors

Many transgender adults would opt to preserve fertility

Many patients with osteoporosis not screened for vitamin D levels before treatment

Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry reveals lower vitamin D dose needed for bone health

Flame retardants may affect PTC occurrence, severity

Endocrine surveillance required for patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors

Meeting News Coverage

New molecules may offer next-generation treatment in prostate cancer