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Pandemic Parallels: Glycemic Control in COVID-19 Patients

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to roil the world’s healthcare systems, endocrinologists may have unique insights that could save lives and improve outcomes in these patients who present with elevated glucose levels and other underlying comorbidities such as obesity and diabetes. When this issue went to press, the U.S. had the most cases of COVID-19...
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Consuming Sucralose with Carbohydrates May Impair Insulin Sensitivity, Study Finds

Consuming sucralose-sweetened beverages with carbohydrates may impair insulin sensitivity, according to a study recently published in Cell Metabolism. Researchers led by Dana M. Small, PhD, director of the Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., point out that there is still significant controversy surrounding the effects of no- or...
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Untapped Resources: Improving the Practice of Medicine in the Age of Big Data

Patients and providers generate incredible amounts of data every day. Can it be put to better use in individualizing care? Endocrine News looks out how using information that already exists could dramatically improve patient care as well as scientific research. Love ’em or hate ’em, there could be gold in those electronic health records. The University...