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Study Finds High Rates of Type 1 Diabetes Near Food Swamps

Hotspots of type 1 diabetes in New York City are found in food swamps, areas with a higher proportion of fast food restaurants, for children and adults with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of...
13-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Large-Scale Study Links PCOS to Mental Health Disorders

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormone condition among young women, are prone to mental health disorders, and their children face an increased risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and...
6-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating Menopause Symptoms Reduces Abdominal Fat Tissue

Women who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have less fat tissue, particularly in the abdomen, than other menopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...
22-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Providing Free Insulin and Blood Glucose Test Strips to Low-Income Families Improves Type 1 Diabetes in India

Providing free supplies of insulin and blood glucose test trips to families with type 1 diabetes in low- and lower-middle income families can result in improved blood-sugar control and diabetes-related knowledge, a new study of families in India...
19-Mar-2018 11:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Metformin Lowers Risk of Late Miscarriage, Preterm Birth in Pregnant Women with PCOS

The oral diabetes medication metformin seems to reduce the chance of a late miscarriage and premature birth among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but does not affect their rate of developing gestational diabetes, a multicenter study...
19-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Some Elderly Patients, Levothyroxine May Be Linked with Increased Mortality

Treating some elderly people with levothyroxine may put them at increased risk of death, new research from Israel reports. The results will be presented on Tuesday, March 20, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in...
19-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Some Patients on Levothyroxine Continue to Experience Symptoms Despite Normal Thyroid Hormone Levels

People who take replacement thyroid hormone may have more comorbidities and lower quality of life than those who don't take the hormone, a large population-based study from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands reports. The study results...
19-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Association Between Mother’s Larger Waist Size, Child’s Autism Risk

A new study finds children born to mothers who had a larger waist size before pregnancy may be more likely to have autism than those whose mothers had a smaller pre-pregnancy waist. The research results will be presented Monday, March 19, at ENDO...
18-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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