More than Meets the Eye: Artificial Intelligence and X-Ray

sept 2020 cover Due to the “fractured” process of treating osteoporosis, Australian researchers and software developers teamed up to create a tool that uses artificial intelligence to read X-rays. The new program —XRAIT — has significantly improved fracture detection and could change the future of osteoporosis treatment.  Christopher White, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, an endocrinologist at Prince of Wales...

Positive Topline Results Announced in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial

A clinical trial investigating a possible novel treatment of early-onset type 1 diabetes last month met the primary endpoint assessing the safety and tolerability of a new class of microbe-based therapeutic agents. Precigen ActoBio is evaluating this therapy — AG019 ActoBiotics — as a monotherapy and in combination with teplizumab. AG019 is formulated as an...

Artificial Pancreas Can Prevent Dangerously Low Blood Sugar in People with Type 1 Diabetes

New system reduces the risk of exercise-related hypoglycemia A new artificial pancreas system can prevent hypoglycemia—episodes of dangerously low blood sugar—during and after heavy exercise in people with type 1 diabetes, according to a small study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Despite advances in treatment, blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes remains challenging. The artificial pancreas has the potential to...

Lilly Launches Initiative “Know Before the Low” to Help Patients with Diabetes Recognize and Share Symptoms

Singer/songwriter Crystal Bowersox kicks off the educational initiative by encouraging people to educate their support network and develop a plan for low blood sugar and very low blood sugar emergencies Eli Lilly and Company launched a new initiative earlier this summer to raise awareness about being prepared for these unpredictable conditions. With Know Before the...

Next-Generation Integrated Continuous Glucose Monitor Now Available Following FDA Clearance

An integrated continuous glucose monitor (iCGM) is now available for adults and now children (4+ years) living with diabetes, following its clearance in June from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Abbot is marketing this new technology as the FreeStyle® Libre 2. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system uses Bluetooth to automatically alerts users when...

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.