FDA OKs rapid-acting insulin for kids with diabetes — other top stories in endocrinology

January 15, 2020
The FDA’s approval of a rapid-acting insulin for children with diabetes was one of the top stories in endocrinology last week.

Lilly to offer half-price, ‘authorized generic’ insulins

January 14, 2020
Lilly announced Tuesday that it will offer “authorized generic” versions of two of its most popular insulins beginning in April, with…

In the Journals

SGLT2 inhibitors may lower gout risk

January 13, 2020
Among patients with type 2 diabetes, using SGLT2 inhibitors may lower the risk for gout compared with other antidiabetic medications, according to…

In the Journals

Weight gain after smoking cessation may ‘dilute’ CV benefit in type 2 diabetes

January 13, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes who gain weight after they quit smoking do not decrease their cardiovascular disease risks as much as those who do not…

In the Journals

IBD associated with gestational diabetes, other poor pregnancy outcomes

January 10, 2020
Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease were more likely to have a cesarean delivery and experience certain adverse pregnancy outcomes…

Low HDL ‘stable marker’ of high triglycerides, diabetes doubles heart failure risk — top stories in endocrinology

January 8, 2020
Researchers found that HDL cholesterol levels can be used to monitor high triglyceride levels and remnant cholesterol, similar to how high HbA1c can…

Mediterranean ranked best overall diet

January 2, 2020
U.S. News & World Report released its best diet rankings for 2020, and the Mediterranean diet was named the best overall diet for the third year…

In the Journals

Poor diet tied to $50.4B in costs from cardiometabolic diseases

December 31, 2019
The annual costs from cardiometabolic disease caused by suboptimal diet is approximately $301 per person, or $50.4 billion nationwide, according to a…

In the JournalsPerspective

Dietary Inflammatory Index predicts diabetes severity

December 30, 2019
A higher score on the Dietary Inflammatory Index — indicating a more proinflammatory diet — had a significant association with diabetes…

FDA NewsPerspective

FDA authorizes marketing of first interoperable insulin dosing controller

December 13, 2019
The FDA on Friday authorized marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ interoperable, automated insulin dosing algorithm, the first dosing…

FDA investigates metformin products, and coffee can improve bone health — top stories in endocrinology

December 11, 2019
News that the FDA is investigating metformin products to determine if potentially carcinogenic agents are present was one of the week’s top…

Conference Preview

Southwest Nephrology-Cardio Renal Metabolic Conference focuses on inhibitors, dialysis and cross-specialty care

December 10, 2019
Under the leadership of President Peter McCullough, MD, The Cardio Renal Society of America’s mission is to prevent and manage three…

Meeting NewsVideo

AI tool for NAFLD could ‘make biopsies history’

December 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, chief of…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Spotlight on similarities, differences of obesity- and diabetes-related cancers

December 9, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and endocrinology and director of research in the…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: New trials expand treatment options for diabetes, CVD

December 7, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SM, FACC, FAHA, clinical cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital…

Meeting News

Ketogenic diet ‘viable patient choice’ for type 2 diabetes

December 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Adherence to a ketogenic eating plan, with proper medical support, could yield diabetes remission and sustained cardiometabolic…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Interconnection between insulin resistance, metabolism requires multidisciplinary attention

December 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FNLA, FASCP, MACE, medical director and principal investigator of the…

FDA NewsBreaking News

FDA assessing potentially harmful substance in metformin products

December 6, 2019
Potential carcinogenic agents may be present in metformin based on reports from non-U.S. countries, which has prompted an investigation from the FDA…

Meeting News

Exercise and cardiometabolic health: ‘Never too late to start exercising’

December 5, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Exercise provides important and varied benefits for individuals with cardiometabolic disorders regardless of experience level…

Meeting News

Insulin resistance meeting features latest research, experts in cardiometabolic health

December 4, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Experts in the fields of insulin resistance, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and liver and kidney…