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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Linked to Increased Risk of Offspring Obesity

When expectant mothers have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, it may raise their children’s risk of developing childhood obesity, according to a study recently published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. “Our study is the first to demonstrate that among pregnant women, elevated blood pressure is associated with a greater risk of overweight...
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A Practical Approach: Experts Weigh in on the Dexcom G5 CGM

Dexcom on a phone (1) A Practical Approach to Using Trend Arrows on the Dexcom G5 CGM System for the Management of Adults With Diabetes A Practical Approach to Using Trend Arrows on the Dexcom G5 CGM System to Manage Children and Adolescents With Diabetes  After the FDA approved the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM for use in treatment decisions, the...
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Endocrine Society Partners With Peruvian Consulate to Raise Diabetes Awareness

The Endocrine Society, George Washington University, and the Consulate General of Peru are partnering to educate the local expatriate and immigrant communities about diabetes. As part of Diabetes Awareness Month, the organizations will hold an outreach event and health fair at the Consular office at 1225 23rd St., NW, on November 18. The event will...
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Finding Community, Identity, and Advocacy

Sean Iwamoto headshot My parents are originally from Hawaii but moved to Seattle before I was born. Growing up, I identified more as Japanese- and Chinese-American, but my mom and dad encouraged me to also embrace the melting-pot culture of Hawaii. As an adolescent, Boy Scouts became a significant part of my life with weekend adventures and continuing...