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Case of the Month: Pediatric ESAP™

esap 2017 This issue highlights Pediatric Endocrine Self-Assessment Program. Test your clinical knowledge and prepare for your exam. Available on the online store.   Clinical Vignette You are called by the neonatal intensive care unit to consult on a newborn girl with fractures. The baby’s parents state concerns were initially raised after a 20-week prenatal ultrasound showed...
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The Myth of Adrenal Fatigue

When patients present claiming that stress has worn out their adrenal glands, it can be easy to discount their belief in “adrenal fatigue” — but they often have real symptoms that require treatment. If more proof is needed that the Internet provides a wealth of information and misinformation, endocrinologists need to look no further than...
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Addressing Controversies in Managing Low-Risk Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

A paper recently published in Endocrine Reviews is addressing the controversies that exist in managing low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), since these controversies expose patients to the risk of being over- or undertreated. The review, by Megan R. Haymart, MD, of the University of Michigan, et al, points out that the controversies extend across all...
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Study Shows People with Type 2 Diabetes Benefit from Continuous Glucose Monitoring

The results show that continuous glucose monitoring is an effective diabetes management tool that could benefit millions of people with type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy People with type 2 diabetes on a multiple daily injection (MDI) insulin therapy benefit from the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), according to a study recently published in...
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New Recommendations for Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Review highlights individualized non-hormonal therapies for symptom treatment A large proportion of the world’s estimated 9.3 million breast cancer survivors experience menopausal symptoms or clinical manifestations of estrogen deficiency. A comprehensive review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism focuses on current and future approaches to management of menopausal symptoms after breast cancer. Menopause...

As much as we know today about the endocrine system and the effects it has on the body, there remains so much that we do not know. Discoveries are made every day, and our understanding of the endocrine system is always growing and changing. Serving patients to the best of an endocrinologist’s abilities means being aware of all the latest developments in endocrine research. This includes the newest and most complete information concerning such endocrinology research topics as new treatments and new methods for disease prevention. Identifying symptoms and making the connections between those symptoms and endocrine disease can lead to greater understanding and ultimately better treatment for patients. More advanced prevention techniques can help patients stave off disease before it can impact their lives. Having the most current information can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for your patients.

This section features some of the most current and forward-looking articles concerning the latest research in endocrinology. Written by and for endocrinologists, these articles are provided to keep you up to date with the most relevant developments in the field of endocrinology. You can access the information you need about new technology, new treatments and general information to help you serve your patients with better overall care. Our understanding of the endocrine system is always evolving. With Endocrine News, you can ensure that your knowledge of the field won’t be left behind. What’s more, your patients will always have access to the most advanced information out there.