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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...
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Editor’s Page: No Place Like Work Home

Mark Headshot Seventeen voicemails, 14 boxes of Endocrine News, and a Costa Coffee tumbler bought in London in 2019 that was in dire need of a good scrubbing. That’s what awaited me when I returned to my office at the Endocrine Society headquarters in Washington D.C. for the first since March 13, 2020. Honestly, it was good...
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Help Make Endocrine News Even Stronger

Mark 2012 Over the last few years, it has been hard not to notice the amount of change that has taken place with Endocrine News. From refocused editorial content to an entirely new design and layout, Endocrine News is not the same magazine it was back in 2012. And that’s not even taking into account the revamped...
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Editor’s Note: Welcome to the Endocrine Society’s Second Century!

Mark 2012 2016 was a great year for the Endocrine Society as we marked our 100-year anniversary with a year-long celebration we dubbed the “Year of Endocrinology.” You may have noticed that throughout 2016 Endocrine News adhered to each of the various months’ themes with at least two articles devoted to the month’s designation. Now that 2017...
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January 2016: Welcome to The Year of Endocrinology

Welcome to the 100th year of the Endocrine Society! Endocrine News is going to use every month of 2016 to celebrate this remarkable milestone. First off, there is a year-long editorial calendar that celebrates the “Year of Endocrinology,” and January is devoted to thyroid. To that end, while we will be showcasing some of the...
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November 2015 Editor’s Note: A Double-Edged Sword

When an internationally known, often-published, well-respected physician makes the comment that he would rather have HIV than diabetes, controversy is sure to follow. But that’s exactly what Max Pemberton said in his column — entitled, “As a doctor I would rather have HIV than diabetes” — published in the UK magazine The Spectator in 2014. Pemberton admitted that his...
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Patients Are a Virtue

Aside from from the new look of Endocrine News in both print and online, we are now actively involved in the social media realm; we’re tweeting every day from @Endocrine_News, and we plan to engage readers on other platforms as well. So far Twitter has not only proven to be an effective means to get the word out,...