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Running the Gamut of Diabetes Concerns

Mark Headshot As the leaves turn brilliant colors along the Mid-Atlantic, the focus of Endocrine News turns to our annual diabetes research and practice issue each November, to coincide with Diabetes Awareness Month. As usual, thanks to the plethora of research on this topic, we have a packed issue for you. Kelly Horvath delves into the topic...
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The Scientists Behind the Science

Mark Headshot One of my favorite aspects of being the editor of Endocrine News, is that each month I am able to glean new insights from reading about the people who make up the Endocrine Society’s membership. It’s so heartening to read the stories of endocrinologists, especially the tales of their early lives or when the discussion...
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Endocrinology: The Learning Never Stops

Mark Headshot This month, Endocrine News is coming out of gate immediately after ENDO 2022 in Atlanta (and virtually) with an issue devoted to a topic that is always on the top of mind of clinicians and scientists alike: education. Regardless of a clinician’s stage in his or her career, education plays such an important role throughout...
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Eradicating Racism in Endocrinology: The Time Is Always Now

Mark Headshot In January, the Endocrine Society’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and Advocacy and Public Outreach Core Committee joined together to publish “Eradicating Racism in Endocrinology: An Endocrine Society Policy Perspective” in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. In this paper, the Endocrine Society formally calls for policies to address racial and ethnic inequities in...
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Highlighting the Year in Endocrine Discoveries

Mark Headshot As 2021 comes to a close we wrap up the year with two articles that provide a somewhat comprehensive overview of what took place over the course of the year from an endocrine science and treatment perspective. Despite a year that was still feeling the wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was definitely no lack...
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Endocrine News Celebrates Insulin’s First Century

EN November 2021 Cover Each November during Diabetes Awareness month, we typically devote the issue to various diabetes research studies as well as new breakthroughs in treatment. However, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, we have skewed our coverage somewhat in this issue of Endocrine News to marvel at this Canadian import that has...
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Handling Health Disparities One Patient at a Time

October 2021 Cover This month, Endocrine News takes a closer look at health disparities and some of the hurdles that clinicians face when treating these underserved populations. One of the biggest hurdles — whether in urban or rural areas — is the language barrier. When clinicians can’t adequately communicate with their patients, much-needed information can literally get lost...
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September 2021 Highlights: An Endocrinologist’s Inspiring Journey

EN_0921_cover The September issue’s cover story should be an inspiration for all of us. In “Never Too Late to Do Good,” senior editor Derek Bagley talks with Stanley Andrisse, PhD, MBA, who details his life story that saw him move from a prison cell in Missouri to researching fat cells as an assistant professor at Howard...