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Endocrine Society Celebrates Supreme Court Decision to Uphold the Affordable Care Act

Landmark decision will preserve access to care for people with pre-existing conditions, chronic disease The Endocrine Society today praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, which makes health care accessible to millions of individuals nationwide, including those with hormone health conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid conditions, and breast and prostate cancer....
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Endocrine Society Applauds AMA Resolution Supporting Access to Gender-affirming Care

The Endocrine Society praised the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates for passing a resolution opposing efforts to criminalize medical care for transgender youth. The resolution, which cites the Endocrine Society’s Clinical Practice Guidelines on transgender care, makes it AMA policy to oppose the criminalization and otherwise undue restriction of evidence-based gender-affirming care. The Endocrine...
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Showcasing Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Version 2 Recognizing our diverse global membership as our strength and an asset has been key to building a professional home for all in the endocrinology community. I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the outstanding initiatives created to continue the vital and innovative work of our members to cultivate and support a more...
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Collision Courses: ENDO 2021 Sessions Examined How Common Comorbidities Affected COVID-19 Patient Outcomes

Twitter_Post_ENDO_2021_Virtual Since the first, all-virtual ENDO 2021 stemmed from the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Endocrine News presents an overview of the research that specifically addressed how the virus affects patients with common comorbidities. These studies looked at COVID-19’s effects on patients with obesity, hyperglycemia, adrenal insufficiency, and a lack of vitamin D, and provide...
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Inside Addition: Managing Diabetes in a Community Hospital Setting

inside addition featured Two recent papers touted the benefits of having an endocrine hospitalist-led Inpatient Diabetes Management Service (IDMS) in a community hospital setting to reduce the rates of both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, length of stay, and even hospital costs. Endocrine News gets a firsthand look at a community hospital’s use of an IDMS from both endocrinologists and...