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Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment (Contemporary Endocrinology)

Childhood obesity and its co-morbidities — including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea, and fatty liver disease — have seen striking increases in recent years. 51 more words


Managing Hypoglycemia

It bothers me to see my diabetic patients experiencing hypoglycemia yet their medications are not adjusted in a timely manner. While we have clear guidelines that hypoglycemia should be treated, there isn’t enough emphasis that we should review their medications promptly.   371 more words


Combined Bydureon and Farxiga show significant blood sugar reduction in patients with type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive metabolic condition associated with resistance to insulin. Also known as adult-onset diabetes, it usually develops in adults over the age of 45 years, but is increasingly being seen in the younger population, including children, adolescents, and young adults.1 Type 2 diabetic patients may be inadequately controlled on metformin monotherapy and may require multiple anti-diabetic medications to improve various glycemic measures and cardiovascular risk factors seen in these patients.2… 469 more words


Funds for endocrinology engagement

Grants of up to £1,000 are available from the Society for Endocrinology for engagement initiatives about hormones. Further info on their website

If you’re a public engagement professional who is interested in applying, please contact them by… 35 more words

What is Diabetes?

When you eat, your body turns food into sugars, or glucose. At that point, your pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, is supposed to release insulin in order to allow the glucose or sugar to enter; this allows human bodies to use the glucose for energy. 125 more words


Cushing's 101

I’ve had a lot of women approach me on Instagram saying they either were just diagnosed with Cushing’s Disease, think they have it and want to know more or feel as though the proper tests aren’t being done by their doctor’s/specialists despite having all the physical symptoms and the symptoms people don’t see (lack of sleep, energy and exhaustion). 1,847 more words

Chronic Illness

Animal Welfare: Hormone Studies in the Endocrinology Lab

The Detroit Zoo’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare (CZAW) undertakes studies to find innovative and non-invasive means to evaluate how animals are faring. There are a variety of ways to do this, including looking at hormone levels, as they can reflect the internal state of an animal. 280 more words

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