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Asked & Answered: The Virtual Reality of CEU & EBR 2020

EN_CEU_2020_COVERFINAL Endocrine News talks to Endocrine Board Review committee chair Serge Jabbour, MD, FACP, FACE, and Clinical Endocrinology Update committee chair Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, to find out what participants can expect from this year’s virtual offerings and why they are definitely the must-see events they’ve always been. Every year, the Endocrine Society holds the Clinical Endocrinology...
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Bone Health Experts Issue Osteoporosis Treatment Guidance During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic became more serious, the Endocrine Society joined a coalition of bone health organizations that united to issue new osteoporosis treatment guidelines. Aside from addressing the challenges social distancing has placed on treating these patients, the coalition has also focused on the administration of osteoporosis medications including denosumab, teriparatide, abaloparatide, romosozumab, and...
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All in the Timing: Osteoporosis Medications

EN_CEU_2020_COVERFINAL Michael Lewiecki, MD, will detail the importance of when to time treatments for patients with osteoporosis to reduce fractures, as well as the concepts of imminent fracture risk, treat-to-target, and sequence of therapy in his CEU session “Osteoporosis Medication: Timing Is Everything.” Timing is everything. That’s true about a lot of things in life –...
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Next-Generation Integrated Continuous Glucose Monitor Now Available Following FDA Clearance

An integrated continuous glucose monitor (iCGM) is now available for adults and now children (4+ years) living with diabetes, following its clearance in June from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Abbot is marketing this new technology as the FreeStyle® Libre 2. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system uses Bluetooth to automatically alerts users when...
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Long-Term Culture of Human Pancreatic Slices Reveals the Regeneration of Insulin-Producing Cells in Real Time

Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed a method allowing for the long-term culture of “pancreatic slices” to study the regeneration of the human pancreas in real time. The results, published recently in Nature Communications, demonstrate that extended cultures of near-intact human pancreatic tissue...