ENDO 2019 News: Treating Diabetes in Older Adults Requires Simpler Medication Regimens, Looser Glycemic Targets

Endocrine Society’s Clinical Practice Guideline offers diagnosis and treatment recommendations Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. The Society debuted the guideline during a press conference on the opening day of ENDO...

Managed Care Meeting Will Focus on Diabetes Patient Outcomes

On Thursday April 4, The American Journal of Managed Care will host a regional Institute for Value-Based Medicine® meeting on the advances in treatment and management to reduce cost and improve outcomes of patients with diabetes  from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at The Statler Dallas in Texas. This meeting will feature four presenters: Endocrine Society member Jaime Davidson, MD,...

Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence – once only found in a Steven Spielberg movie – is being adopted by the healthcare industry more and more from improving diabetes outcomes to reducing unnecessary thyroid surgeries. As these technologies improve, clinicians will soon have yet another ally to individualize patient care. Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Those very phrases stir up...

Study Shows that Individual Genetic Variation Can Predict Response to Anti-Diabetes Drugs

Individual genetic variation can be used to predict whether rosiglitazone will produce the unwanted side effect of increasing cholesterol levels in certain individuals, according to a study recently published in Cell Stem Cell. Researchers led by Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism in the Perelman School of Medicine at the...

Biomarker Risk Score May Identify Women at Risk for Gestational Diabetes

The predictive ability of a biomarker risk score beyond established risk factors may help identify women at risk of developing gestational diabetes (GDM) before conception and help with tailoring targeted prevention strategies, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Researchers led by Sylvia E. Badon, PhD, of the Division...

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