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Pivotal Clinical Validation Data Presented for Upgraded Test at World Congress on Thyroid Cancer

Enhanced classifier identifies 30% more benign patients than original, flagship test Data from a clinical validation study presented at the 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer (WCTC), held July 27-30 in Boston, Mass., demonstrate a next-generation version of a test widely used in thyroid cancer diagnoses can identify 30% more benign thyroid nodules among those...
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WellDoc/AADE Partner to Promote Digital Diabetes Self-Management Platform

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), announced today they will partner with digital healthcare company WellDoc to incorporate the “AADE Diabetes Education Curriculum: A Guide to Successful Self-Management” in the BlueStar® digital therapeutic platform. BlueStar® is an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic used to help adults living with type 2 diabetes self-manage their condition. This partnership...
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2016: A Progress Report

progress_shutterstock_226274737 Endocrine science has been at the forefront of research and treatment of a variety of endocrine disorders. The result is a wide array of therapies, products, and more that came to market in 2016, which Endocrine News has compiled here. This past year was the 100th year of the Endocrine Society and it was not...
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FDA Grants Clearance for Digital Application for T2D Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today granted 510(k) clearance for a global digital solution that supports the effective management of type 2 adult diabetes patients treated with basal insulin. The application will be marketed as Insulia® by the company Voluntis, which specializes in therapeutic companion software to help patients self-manage chronic diseases. Insulia® Diabetes Management Companion...
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FDA Grants Clearance for New App-Enabled Blood Glucose Monitoring System

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week granted 510(k) clearance for a new app-enabled blood glucose monitoring system. Ascensia Diabetes Care The device will be marketed as the CONTOUR® NEXT ONE Blood Glucose Monitoring System (BGMS)  by Ascencia Diabetes Care. The CONTOUR NEXT ONE system features an blood glucose smart meter that links to...
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Positive Results in Phase 2b Study of Metformin Delayed Release in Type 2 Diabetes

Positive results were reported last week in a Phase 2b dose-ranging study, which met the primary endpoint of showing a statistically significant reduction in HbA1c at 16 weeks with delayed-release metformin compared with placebo in subjects with type 2 diabetes. Elcelyx Therapeutics is marketing this drug as Metformin DR, an investigational product designed to target metformin delivery to...
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FDA Approves Hybrid Closed Loop System for People with Type 1 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s MiniMed® 670G system, the first Hybrid Closed Loop insulin delivery system in the world, according to a release from the company. “This significant milestone represents an important step forward in the management of type 1 diabetes and will improve the quality of life for those living with...
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New Clinical Practice Guideline Published on Diabetes Technologies

On September 26, the Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline recommending continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) as the gold standard of care for adults with Type 1 diabetes. The guideline, titled “Diabetes Technology—Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adults: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear...

The endocrine system is a miracle of evolution — a highly complex machine that carries out multiple functions within the body with precision and efficiency. It’s no wonder that as our understanding of the endocrine system advances, the technology we use to study and care for it also becomes more advanced as it approaches the endocrine system in terms of sophistication. Whether that endocrinology technology takes the form of new, advanced medicines, sophisticated imaging and diagnostic technology, or innovative therapies that make life easier for patients, endocrine science continues to push the boundaries and enter new territory. For endocrinologists, staying informed about all of the latest advances in technology and effective treatment options mean better overall care for their patients.

This section compiles the latest news regarding technological advances in endocrinology, featuring articles written for and by the leading voices in endocrine science today. Here, you’ll find articles relating to all the most recent happenings in technology, techniques and general information of interest to endocrinologists. Keeping up with the latest advancements in the field will help you know where medicine has been, where it will advance next, and how it will look in the future. Endocrine News brings you everything you need to know about the future of endocrinology so you’ll know exactly when science catches up to your patients’ needs. The field of endocrinology continues to advance, and Endocrine News is your source for advancing your own knowledge of everything that’s going on for today and tomorrow.