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New Integrated Data Show Promise for Novel Thyroid Eye Disease Drug

New pooled data from Phase 2 and Phase 3 clinical trials further reinforce that teprotumumab-trbw significantly improves proptosis (eye bulging) and diplopia (double vision) for thyroid eye disease (TED) in patients in different subgroups, with most maintaining a long-term response. The results were published recently in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Teprotumumab-trbw is a fully human...
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A Moment’s Notice: Good Habits for Being On Call

Sleep disruptions, poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and general malaise can all be a part of those on call hours for every clinician. Endocrine News spoke to a few experts for their advice on simple ways to combat the ill effects of being on call.   Being on call — working after hours to...
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Insulin Titration Software Combined with CGM Enables Patients with Diabetes to Improve Time in Range

First study to utilize CGM data with FDA-cleared, cloud-based titration software suggests significantly improved outcomes for patients while optimizing clinical resources This past summer, Glytec published the first proof-of-concept study that combines FDA-cleared remote insulin titration software and data from continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Results of the study, presented at the American Diabetes Association’s...
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Dexcom Signs Multi-Year Collaboration Agreement with the University of Virginia to Advance Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Research

Dexcom last month announced it has signed a five-year collaboration agreement with the University of Virginia to advance its research and development efforts on continuous glucose monitoring-based solutions. The research partnership will center on advancing Dexcom’s automated insulin delivery technology and exploring the use of continuous glucose monitoring tools outside the type 1 diabetes market,...
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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...
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Virtual Endocrinology: The Rise of Telemedicine During COVID-19

july cover How clinicians treat patients has been drastically reimagined during the COVID-19 pandemic due to social distancing requirements. Since patients still need to see their doctors one way or another, telemedicine has filled the gap and has been embraced by both the healthcare community and patients alike. Chirag R. Kapadia, MD, is an endocrinologist at Phoenix...