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Endocrinology

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes associated with reduced atrial fibrillation hospitalization events compared to commonly used comparators

Oct 21, 2022

1. This population-based cohort study demonstrated that among older adults with type 2 diabetes, sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor (SGLT-2i) use was associated with reduced atrial fibrillation ...

Fine needle biopsy remains a reliable test for thyroid cancer diagnosis

Oct 21, 2022

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis that included 16,597 patients, fine needle biopsy (FNB) sensitivity was approximately 86%, and specificity was approximately 71%. 2. The diagnostic accur...

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists improve diabetes outcomes but are not cost effective

Oct 21, 2022

1. For sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP1) receptor agonists to be used as first-line agents for type 2 diabetes, their costs would need to fall by at ...

Physicians With Disabilities Experience More Mistreatment

Oct 20, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians with disabilities had a significantly higher likelihood of experiencing every type of mistreatment from both patients and coworkers, according t...

Comorbidity Burden Higher in Generalized Pustular Psoriasis

Oct 20, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) have increased comorbidity compared with the general population and with patients with psoriasis vulgari...

Hormonal, Metabolic Parameters of PCOS May Vary by Region

Oct 19, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Regional differences in hormonal and metabolic parameters among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in California and Alabama indicate potential envi...

Early-Onset Diabetes Tied to Earlier Age of Menopause

Oct 19, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The age at which a woman is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) or type 2 diabetes (T2D) may impact age of natural menopause, according to a study presented...

Insulin Rationing Reported by 16.5 Percent of Insulin Users

Oct 19, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Overall, 16.5 percent of insulin users report insulin rationing in the past year, according to a research letter published online Oct. 18 in the Annals of In...

Insulin Rationing Reported by 16.5 Percent of Insulin Users

Oct 19, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Overall, 16.5 percent of insulin users report insulin rationing in the past year, according to a research letter published online Oct. 18 in the Annals of In...

Maternal Exposure to PFAS Tied to Reproductive Function of Male Offspring

Oct 18, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is a consistent inverse association between maternal exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and semen quality in young adult m...

Glycated Hemoglobin Lower With Continuous Glucose Monitoring in T1DM

Oct 18, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Use of intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring with optional alarms for high and low blood glucose levels results in significantly lower glycated...

People With Disabilities Often Excluded From Clinical Trials

Oct 14, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- People with disabilities are commonly excluded from clinical trials, according to a report published in the October issue of Health Affairs.Willyanne DeCormie...

Resilience May Improve Health of Older Adults with T2DM

Oct 14, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Psychological resilience is associated with better physical function and quality of life among older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study publi...

Thirty-Seven Percent of Adults Used Telemedicine in 2021

Oct 14, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2021, 37.0 percent of adults used telemedicine in the past 12 months, with use varying by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, according to an October data bri...

Thiazolidinedione Monotherapy for T2DM Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

Oct 13, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), thiazolidinedione (TZD) monotherapy is associated with reduced dementia risk compared with metformin (MET) monothe...

Teen Patients Have Positive Long-Term Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

Oct 12, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Significant and sustained reductions in weight and comorbidities are seen more than a decade after metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) in adolescent patien...

Low income associated with increased BMI and chronic stress

Oct 11, 2022

 1. In a prospective cohort study, low income was associated with an increase in body mass index (BMI) and cortisol levels over time. 2. There was no correlation between increased cortisol and BMI, ...

Outside Factors Influence Hypogonadism Treatment

Oct 10, 2022

With outside influences like the Internet, distinguishing between men who are dealing with the normal symptoms of aging and men who have hypogonadism can be challenging. Although testosterone r...

Incidence of Diabetes Increased for Youth With Down Syndrome

Oct 09, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of diabetes is higher in children and young adults with Down syndrome (DS) compared with the general population, according to a study published o...

EPA Could Get Tough on Leaded Fuel in Airplanes

Oct 09, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a major step to curb the largest remaining source of airborne lead pollution. The agency has proposed ...