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A Delicate Balance: Treating Older Patients with Diabetes

Older patients with diabetes can benefit from even more carefully personalized treatment than their younger counterparts. A new Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline provides a new look at how to care for this growing population. A new Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline aimed at treating diabetes patients 65 years and older stresses that longer life...
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CEU 2019: Miami Is Beckoning!

Every year, the Endocrine Society holds Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU), which brings together hundreds of endocrine clinicians for a unique learning experience and opportunities to network with expert faculty and colleagues. Once again, CEU East will be held in Miami, Fla., while CEU West moves up the West Coast to Seattle, Wash., to allow for...
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Remembering Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, 1935 – 2019

Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth The endocrine community is mourning the loss of Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, who died on June 9 at her home in La Jolla, Calif., and who was known for her long-running study on aging, which led to a better understanding of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, menopause, and bone health. Barrett-Connor, the distinguished professor in the Department of...
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Women Exposed to Common Antibacterial Chemical More Likely to Break a Bone

Women exposed to triclosan are more likely to develop osteoporosis, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Triclosan is an endocrine-disrupting chemical being widely used as an antibacterial in consumer goods and personal care products, including soaps, hand sanitizers, toothpaste, and mouthwash. A person can be exposed...