Endocrinology Information Center
The need for effective osteoporosis screening tools and treatment strategies is high, as the current methods have a low sensitivity for determining postmenopausal women at risk for a major osteoporotic fracture.
Less than 60% of patients with diabetes given HbA1c, lipid profile tests in preceding 12 months.
A study was conducted to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of methyl estradiolpropanoate, a topical soft estrogen cosmeceutical for the treatment of estrogen-deficient skin.
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.
Ongoing treatment with bisphosphonate therapy may not be needed to prevent future fractures in certain patients due to the sustained effect of the drug.
Despite the benefits of using immunoassays in clinical laboratories, various types of interference can lead to inaccurate results that cloud clinical decision-making.
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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.