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Systems Upgrade: A New Endocrine Society Guideline Promotes Technology to Counter Hypoglycemic Risk

Technologies such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pumps have reduced the threat of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. The latest Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline on hypoglycemia in diabetes urges greater adoption of these many advances in technology and medications. The many advances in treating diabetes in recent years range from the technology of...
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Growth Spurt: How Pegvisomant Could Be a Promising Solution to a Big Problem

An excess of growth hormone in infancy leads to the rare yet confounding phenomenon of X-linked acrogigantism, which is known to be resistant to conventional pituitary tumor treatments in the pediatric population. However, new data suggests that pegvisomant could not only be a treatment option for these patients, but it could also improve quality-of-life measures....
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Meet the 2023 Endocrine Society Laureates: Tasnim Ahsan, MRCP, FRCP, FCPS, Recipient of the International Excellence in Endocrinology Award

International Excellence in Endocrinology Award Tasnim Ahsan, MRCP, FRCP, FCPS Ahsan is the professor emerita at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and the founding dean of the Medicell Institute of Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism in Karachi, Pakistan. She is an internationally renowned clinician and educator who has contributed to the establishment and growth of the...
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Leveling Up: Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment Advances Show Promise

As the desire for a less frequently administered growth hormone treatment intensifies, clinicians are looking to researchers for the latest data on safety and efficacy. Luckily, as more studies are undertaken patients and clinicians may soon have a wealth of options. Since 1985, children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) have been prescribed somatropin – recombinant...
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Meet the 2023 Endocrine Society Laureates: Beverly M.K. Biller, MD, Recipient of the Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Service Award

Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Service Award Beverly M.K. Biller, MD A professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., Biller has been a dedicated and tireless leader of the Endocrine Society for more than a quarter century, deeply impacting the Society and the field of endocrinology....