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EndoGear: Tools of the Trade

endogear_store3 From evidence-based guidelines to toolkits created for endocrinology patients, the Endocrine Society’s educational resources are developed using the clinical and scientific expertise of our members. The ultimate goal of the Endocrine Society is to accelerate scientific breakthroughs while improving patient health and wellbeing. We aspire to the highest standard of scientific rigor, integrity, data-driven decision...
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New Report Highlights Reveal Future of Insulin Biosimilars

Last summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product, indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes and in adults with type 2 diabetes. The FDA granted approval for insulin glargine-yfgn to Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., who is marketing the product as Semglee. Semglee...
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Phase III LINC 4 Study Confirms Efficacy and Safety of Osilodrostat in Patients with Cushing’s Disease

Positive results from the Phase III LINC 4 study have confirmed the efficacy and safety of osilodrostat, an oral therapy for patients with Cushing’s disease. The results were published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Recordati Rare Diseases is marketing the drug as ISTURISA®. The LINC 4 study augments the efficacy and safety...
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Oral Medication Shows Benefits Treating Type 1 Diabetes for at Least Two Years after Diagnosis

Use of the drug verapamil to treat type 1 diabetes continues to show benefits lasting at least two years, according to a recent report in Nature Communications. Patients taking the oral blood pressure medication not only required less daily insulin two years after first diagnosis of the disease, but also showed evidence of surprising immunomodulatory benefits....
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Strategic Partnership Will Bring Digital Health Innovation to the Hospital Bedside

Glytec and Roche Diagnostics USA last month announced a digital health collaboration that combines Roche’s expertise in medical devices and IT solutions with Glytec’s FDA-cleared insulin dosing decision support software, Glucommander™, to address the pervasive challenges with inpatient blood sugar management at the hospital bedside. Glucommander will be the first software application available to run...
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FDA Approves Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy for Treating Chronic Pain Resulting from Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month approved a rechargeable neurostimulator and a recharge-free neurostimulator for the treatment of chronic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Medtronic is marketing the products as Intellis™ and Vanta™, respectively. DPN is a debilitating and progressive neurological disorder that affects approximately 30% of people with diabetes,...
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2021 Progress Report: Part 2

december 2021 cover Endocrine research remains at the forefront of medical breakthroughs, which has led to cutting-edge treatment options, therapies, and products. Here is part 2 of Endocrine News’s closer look at some of the endocrine science innovations announced throughout 2021. Endocrine researchers and clinicians continued to remain at the forefront of medical research, the result of which...

The endocrine system is a miracle of evolution — a highly complex machine that carries out multiple functions within the body with precision and efficiency. It’s no wonder that as our understanding of the endocrine system advances, the technology we use to study and care for it also becomes more advanced as it approaches the endocrine system in terms of sophistication. Whether that endocrinology technology takes the form of new, advanced medicines, sophisticated imaging and diagnostic technology, or innovative therapies that make life easier for patients, endocrine science continues to push the boundaries and enter new territory. For endocrinologists, staying informed about all of the latest advances in technology and effective treatment options mean better overall care for their patients.

This section compiles the latest news regarding technological advances in endocrinology, featuring articles written for and by the leading voices in endocrine science today. Here, you’ll find articles relating to all the most recent happenings in technology, techniques and general information of interest to endocrinologists. Keeping up with the latest advancements in the field will help you know where medicine has been, where it will advance next, and how it will look in the future. Endocrine News brings you everything you need to know about the future of endocrinology so you’ll know exactly when science catches up to your patients’ needs. The field of endocrinology continues to advance, and Endocrine News is your source for advancing your own knowledge of everything that’s going on for today and tomorrow.