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In Living Color: Extending Your Practice’s Reach Via Telehealth

The advent of smart phones has enabled patients to avoid lengthy travel and made languishing in waiting rooms a thing of the past as telehealth has become more and more common in endocrinology practices. Telehealth can help manage the kind of chronic conditions, such as hypothyroidism or diabetes, that are considered hallmarks of endocrinology. Such...
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FDA Approves First Ready-to-Use Stable Liquid Glucagon for Severe Hypoglycemia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a ready-to-use, room-temperature stable liquid glucagon for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia in pediatric and adult patients with diabetes ages 2 years and above. Xeris Pharmaceuticals is marketing this new glucagon injection as GVOKE. GVOKE is the first glucagon product approved that can be administered via...
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Take Your Leave: How to Handle a Medical or Parental Leave

Practicing clinicians know all too well that often life intervenes into meticulously planned career path. Endocrine News shares a few tips on steps you can take if you have to be out of the office for a while. For Sarah Hart-Unger, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital at Memorial Healthcare System in...
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CEU Preview: Challenging Cases in Lipid Management with Lisa Tannock, MD

Tannock June 2019 Next month, the Endocrine Society’s Clinical Endocrinology Update will kick off in Miami, during which attendees will hear about the latest breakthroughs in patient care, as well as those cases that may prove difficult for clinicians. One such session is Lisa Tannock’s Meet-the-Professor presentation on Thursday, September 5, titled “Challenging Cases in Lipid Management.” Cardiovascular...
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Insulin Manufacturers Offering Help to Government Employees with Diabetes Affected by the Shutdown

As the government shutdown lingers into its second month, there have been numerous stories in the media about government employees going without their medications, including insulin. To ease some of that burden, three insulin manufacturers — Eli Lilly and Company, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi — are providing outreach to insulin-dependent patients affected by the partial...