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Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
21-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Issues Scientific Statement to Improve Detection of Curable Forms of Hypertension

A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively with medication.
6-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D Deficiency May Indicate Cardiovascular Disease in Overweight and Obese Children

In overweight and obese children and adolescents, vitamin D deficiency is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease, a new study reports. The research results will be presented Sunday, April 2, at ENDO 2017, the annual scientific...
2-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Participation in a Weight Management Program Reduces Job Absenteeism

Individuals with obesity who enrolled in a structured weight loss program report fewer hours missed from work after six months in the program, according to a study being presented Sunday at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando,...
2-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhaled Corticosteroids May Raise Women’s Risk of the Metabolic Syndrome

Use of inhaled corticosteroids in women is associated with a higher body mass index (BMI) and an increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of risk factors for type 2 diabetes and heart disease, researchers have found....
2-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Urine Metabolites May Help Predict Which Obese Teens Will Develop Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a unique metabolic “signature” in the urine of diabetic, obese black teenagers that they say may become a way to predict the development of type 2 diabetes in people at risk. They will present their results Tuesday at...
2-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Early May Help Prevent Later Drop in Fertility

In adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), bringing the amount of abdominal visceral fat and liver fat down to normal restores ovulation, normalizes the symptoms of androgen excess, and may help prevent future subfertility, new...
2-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Disrupted Stress Hormone Signals in Bone Cells Protect From Diet-Induced Obesity

A high-calorie diet, even without a high amount of fat, causes bone loss, and both high-calorie and high-fat diets induce excessive fat gain and insulin resistance, a new study conducted in mice finds. Study results, to be presented Tuesday at ENDO...
2-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Although it can be a struggle to make sense of competing claims, scientific research indicates that a number of dieting approaches can help people reach and maintain a goal weight through slow and steady weight loss.
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27-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Endocrine Society Expert Can Provide Perspective on Potential Overdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer

24-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

The Science of Sex: An Endocrine Society Webinar for Media

The Endocrine Society will be holding a 45-minute webinar exclusively for journalists to discuss the key hormones that play a role in love and lust.
23-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Endocrine Society Spokesman Can Provide Perspective on Performance-Enhancing Drug Use Alleged In MLB Suspensions

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