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Cram Session: The Endocrine Society’s New Online CGM Program

Endocrine News speaks with Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP, and Pamela Kushner, MD, FAAFP, to learn more about the Endocrine Society’s new CME program, “Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Merging Patient Satisfaction with Data-Driven Glycemic Control.” As Endocrine News showed in its December 2020 issue, breakthroughs in endocrine science and research continue to take place at a...
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Meet the 2021 Laureates: Ursula B. Kaiser, MD

Ursula Kaiser Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Service Award* Ursula B. Kaiser, MD Ursula Kaiser, MD, has been involved in service to the Endocrine Society continuously since 1997. She has served as member or chair on the Student Affairs Committee, Publications Committee, Laureate Awards Committee, Annual Meeting Steering Committee, Research Affairs Committee, and Committee on Governance Affairs. She...
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Factors Other than Gestational Weight Gain Linked to Metabolic Complications of Pregnancy

Factors other than how much weight a woman gains during pregnancy may contribute to metabolic complications such as gestational diabetes (GDM), according to a paper recently published in Journal of the Endocrine Society. Researchers led by Fernanda L. Alvarado, MD, of the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., point out...
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Meet the 2021 Laureates: Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD

虎の門病院院長_門脇孝(白衣) Roy O. Greep Award for Outstanding Research Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD   Adiponectin is an adipocyte hormone that is most abundantly expressed in white adipose tissue. Dr. Kadowaki discovered that adiponectin enhances insulin sensitivity and possesses anti-diabetic actions. He identified and cloned the receptors of adiponectin (AdipoR1 and AdipoR2), both of which are seven-transmembrane receptors....
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Meet the 2021 Laureates: Frances J. Hayes, MBBCh

Frances Hayes Vigersky Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award Frances J. Hayes, MBBCh   Frances J. Hayes’s outstanding clinical skills were evident during medical school, when she was awarded the Gold Medal in Clinical Medicine at graduation. After clinical and research leadership roles at the University of Dublin and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Dr. Hayes currently serves as the...
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Meet the 2021 Laureates: Phillip Gorden, MD

PGorden_Headshot Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award Phillip Gorden, MD    For the past 50 years, Phil Gorden has improved the lives of people around the world though his scientific contributions leading to enhanced diagnosis, characterization, and treatment of diabetes and other endocrine conditions. As a physician‐scientist, he has always been systematically patient focused, which created...