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ORIGINAL CASE : Ulcer et al 

“A 26-year-old female patient was referred to our clinic with a 3 yr history of amenorrhea”

Q. Define Secondary amenorrhea ? 808 more words


Welcome to Endocrine Cases !

This blog is the brain child of Dr. Om J Lakhani. The main idea of this site is to present interesting cases in endocrinology (published as case reports ) in a question and answer format to stimulate discussion and enhance learning.


Poor Diabetes Control Found In Older Americans.

The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC) followed a group of middle age adults from various states – a subgroup of ARIC participants (1,574 of older adults) with diabetes between 2011 and 2013 was evaluated by the team of researchers in terms of the following three measures: hemoglobin A1c, LDL levels and blood pressures.  116 more words

Disease States/Conditions

Pioglitazone and cancer risk

The Journal of the American Medical association, recently published findings of a new cohort study aimed to examine the risk of pioglitazone and baldder cancer risk as well as additional cancer risks. 96 more words

Disease States/Conditions

Endocrine Appointment 06/07/15

I haven’t blogged in ages. My absence has no valid excuse. I have just been lazy and tired. So where did I leave off? Ah yes… I had a blood test for numerous problems and need to update you on the results! 434 more words


Date With a School Nurse

I just wanted to mention that one of my personal essays, Date with School Nurse, has been published by You&Me-America’s Medical Magazine, an online medical magazine. 986 more words


Coffee drinking may lower inflammation, reduce diabetes risk

In a new study conducted by the department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Harokopio University in Athens, Greece and published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers evaluated coffee drinking habits of more than 1,300 men and women age 18 years and older. 151 more words

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