Endocrinology Information Center
To investigate the association between hormone therapy and carpal tunnel syndrome risk, researchers conducted a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) hormone therapy trials.
Women who undergo surgical menopause have significantly worse sleep quality than those who experience natural menopause.
Gauging weight history in clinical practice may help identify patients at risk for weight-related mortality.
Overweight patients often experience bias from the medical community, which may prevent them from seeking medical attention, even when it's necessary.
ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.
The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.
Type 1 diabetes predisposes children and adults to autoimmune diseases, which can impair glucose metabolism and interfere with insulin therapy.
With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, and its known association with many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, it is worthwhile to look at nutritional approaches to managing these chronic conditions.
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Alpha-lipoic acid, 600mg daily, is an effective treatment option for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Patients should be encouraged to incorporate daily exercise into their treatment regimen.
When symptoms of thyroid disease are present, clinicians should check thyroid antibodies even if thyroid function is normal.
SGLT2 receptor blockers are only approved for type 2 diabetes.
An older male patient started antidepressants for neuropathy pain but developed hyponatremia as a result.
An obese patient with chronic hepatitis C, diabetes, advanced cirrhosis, and fatty pancreas presents with chronic right-to-middle upper-abdomen pain.