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Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients with Diabetes Make Up More Than 20% of ICU Population

The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for clinicians caring for infected patients with diabetes, according to new guidance published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and diabetes need to receive glucose-lowering therapy in addition to other complex medical management as a way of minimizing risk for complications and death. However, appropriate glycemic management—including bedside...
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Winner’s Circle: Roundtable with the 2018 Knock Out Rounds Champs

Each year, ENDO attendees have the opportunity to witness the up and coming talent in the world of endocrine science as they present their research at the Knock Out Rounds. Endocrine News spoke to this year’s winners, Angela Odle, Juilee Rege, and Daniel Ferguson about their experience, their research, and their futures. One of the...
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Meet the 2018 Laureates: Paul M. Stewart, MD, FRCP

Stewart, Paul M. International Excellence in Endocrinology Award Paul M. Stewart, MD, FRCP Professor Paul Stewart, MD, FRCP, is the recipient of the Endocrine Society 2018 International Excellence in Endocrinology Award in recognition of his remarkable work on the international endocrine stage. A past member of the Endocrine Society Council and six Endocrine Society committees over the years,...
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Q&A: Alexander Kauffman, PhD

Kauffman picture1 While Alexander Kauffman, PhD, and his laboratory try to unlock the secrets of puberty, his lab provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to underprivileged interns, allowing them to unlock the secrets to their own scientific discoveries. Alexander Kauffman, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California San Diego. He...
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Why Endocrinology: Our Complex Specialty

selman-geara Medicine influenced me very early on. You might even say prenatally; I was born and raised adjacent to a very old hospital in the Dominican Republic. My childhood was spent playing outside where the groans from the patients were never very far away. I should add that my mother took me to see a “pythoness”...
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Why Endocrinology: Patients Are a Virtue

whyendoadimoolam My decision to pursue endocrinology stems from the patients that I have met throughout my lifetime and the stories that they share. My inspiration also comes from mentors throughout my medical training who have shaped me into the person that I am today. During medical school, I chose to volunteer in a remote village in...