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Endocrine Societies Disappointed with EC’s Proposed EDC Criteria

The Endocrine Society, the European Society for Endocrinology, and the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology sent a joint letter to the European Commission (EC) expressing serious concern with the Commission’s proposed criteria on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). In the letter, the three societies claim the proposed criteria will fail to identify EDCs that are currently causing...
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Endocrine Society Makes Headlines

Several esteemed members of the Endocrine Society are making their own headlines in a variety of media around the world. Check them out below: Runner’s World – What Runners Need to Know About Missing Their Periods Catherine Gordon, MD, MSc, and Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH, discussed the Society’s new Clinical Practice Guideline on functional hypothalamic...
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Endocrine Society Signs Amicus Brief for G.G. v Gloucester

On May 15, an amicus brief was submitted on behalf of 16 medical and mental health organizations, including the Endocrine Society, to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the plaintiff. Amicus briefs are legal documents filed in appellate court cases by non-litigants who have a strong interest in the subject matter. The...
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Global Leadership Academy: Training the Next Generation of Endocrinology Leaders

Thirty endocrinologists from around the world learned about pathways to leadership roles during the Society’s successful inaugural Global Leadership Academy. “The Endocrine Society is committed to developing the next generation of global leaders in endocrine research and practice,” says Endocrine Society President Lynnette K. Nieman, MD. “The Global Leadership Academy serves as the vehicle to...
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ICE 2018 Seeks Suggestions for 2018 Conference

Although December 2018 may seem like it’s very far off in the future, it’s not when the plans for an international endocrinology congress are underway. ICE 2018, the 18th International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE) held jointly with the 53rd Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (SEMSDA) will be held in Cape Town,...
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Endocrine Reviews Journal to Debut New Look in June

Endocrine Reviews Cover Readers of Endocrine Reviews will be pleasantly surprised when they receive their June issue and see the journal’s new look, both inside and out. The bimonthly journal, published by the Endocrine Society since 1980, will undergo an entirely new redesign to give it a more contemporary look and enhance readability. The June issue of Endocrine...
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Endocrine Society Lauds Novo Nordisk’s Commitment to Affordable Insulin

The Endocrine Society applauded Novo Nordisk’s recent partnership with CVS Caremark on its new program Reduced RX a prescription savings program that offers discounts on certain medications. Through the partnership, which goes into effect today, patients facing high out-of-pocket costs for insulin will be able to purchase human insulin, Novolin®, for $25 per 10 mL vial,...