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16-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Focus on patient experience can improve diabetes care
Endocrine Society

Health care providers who treat diabetes need to think beyond the clinical numbers, such as solely focusing on a person’s glucose goals.

Released: 20-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
ENDO 2024 opens media registration
Endocrine Society

Members of the media can now register to cover hormone health and science advances being presented at ENDO 2024, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. The meeting will take place June 1-4, in Boston, Mass.

Released: 20-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Leading experts share latest science on global health threats from endocrine disrupting chemicals
Endocrine Society

As delegates from around the world meet at the sixth session of the U.N. Environmental Assembly (UNEA-6), a new report raises concerns about the profound threats to human health from endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that are ubiquitous in our surroundings and everyday lives.

22-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
Women exposed to toxic metals may experience earlier aging of their ovaries
Endocrine Society

Middle-aged women who are exposed to toxic metals may have fewer eggs in their ovaries as they approach menopause, according to new research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Released: 11-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
Virtual Science Writers Conference will uncover the truth behind ‘hormone balancing’
Endocrine Society

The popular TikTok trend of ‘hormone balancing’ has taken over the internet with claims to balance your hormones with holistic approaches alone, but medical experts question its legitimacy.

8-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
U.S. health costs related to chemicals in plastics reached $250 billion in 2018
Endocrine Society

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in plastics pose a serious threat to public health and cost the U.S. an estimated $250 billion in increased health care costs in 2018, according to new research published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

2-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
Women undergoing fertility treatment who are stressed may have heart health issues during pregnancy
Endocrine Society

A new Journal of the Endocrine Society study among women attending a fertility center found that those with more stress before pregnancy had higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy, which is a sign of weaker cardiovascular health.

Released: 29-Dec-2023 2:30 PM EST
Endocrine Society applauds Ohio governor veto of state ban on gender-affirming care for minors
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society, the world’s oldest and largest professional medical society devoted to the study and treatment of hormone-related conditions, applauds Governor Mike Dewine’s veto of a proposed Ohio law that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors.

Released: 14-Dec-2023 10:20 AM EST
Endocrine Society recommends bipartisan solutions to Senate HELP hearing on diabetes, obesity
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society commends the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee for calling attention to the issues that are fueling the diabetes epidemic in today’s hearing and urges the Committee to support bipartisan legislation to begin to address the crisis in our country.

Released: 12-Dec-2023 12:20 PM EST
Children who are sedentary may have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke later in life
Endocrine Society

Children who are physically inactive may have high cholesterol in early adulthood and subsequent heart health issues in their mid-forties, according to new research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Released: 6-Dec-2023 10:05 PM EST
Fact Checker: Endocrine Society responds to misinformation from Republican presidential debate
Endocrine Society

The statement Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made during Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate contradicts mainstream medical practice and scientific evidence.

27-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Women face greater risk of obesity in low- and middle-income countries
Endocrine Society

Women in low- and middle-income countries, especially in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, may be 10 times more likely to have obesity or heart health issues than their male counterparts, according to a large meta-analysis published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Released: 26-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Virtual Science Writers Conference will examine obesity treatments and heart health
Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society experts will discuss how these medications and bariatric surgery can treat obesity and improve cardiometabolic health, during the Society’s Virtual Science Writers Conference on November 9.

Released: 20-Oct-2023 4:00 AM EDT
Felix Beuschlein announced as winner of 2024 Transatlantic Alliance Award in Endocrinology
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society and the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) are delighted to announce that they have awarded the 2024 Transatlantic Alliance Award to Professor Felix Beuschlein, MD.

10-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Children with prediabetes and obesity may be more likely to progress to diabetes
Endocrine Society

A new Journal of the Endocrine Society study highlights how to identify children at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and strategies for prevention, such as anti-obesity or anti-diabetes medication and lifestyle changes.

Released: 27-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Primary care intervention reduces hypoglycemia risk from type 2 diabetes overtreatment in older adults
Endocrine Society

A newly published quality improvement study shows how a simple intervention by health care providers reduced the number of older adult patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) by almost 50% and led to de-escalation of diabetes medications that cause hypoglycemia in 20% of patients.

Released: 15-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Pediatric endocrinologists concerned for safety amid divisive political climate
Endocrine Society

Pediatric endocrinologists are concerned for their safety and their ability to provide evidenced-based care to transgender and gender-diverse adolescents amid political divides over gender-affirming care, according to a new paper published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

5-Sep-2023 10:20 AM EDT
Women with PCOS on keto diet may see improvements in fertility
Endocrine Society

The ketogenic (keto) diet may lower testosterone levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new paper published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

Released: 17-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Endocrine Society honors endocrinology field’s leaders with 2024 Laureate Awards
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society today announced it has chosen 14 leading endocrinologists as winners of its prestigious 2024 Laureate Awards, the top honors in the field.

31-Jul-2023 9:00 AM EDT
More girls started puberty early during the COVID-19 pandemic
Endocrine Society

The number of girls diagnosed with precocious puberty increased during the COVID-19 pandemic due to potential risk factors such as increased screen time and less physical activity, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

Released: 31-Jul-2023 4:15 PM EDT
Endocrine Society and Matchbox Virtual Media Announce Joint Venture
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society and Matchbox Virtual Media are pleased to announce today that the organizations formed a joint venture that will bring exciting new opportunities for medical, healthcare, and scientific associations to better customize the experiences of their customers relative to producing meetings, organizing communities, and disseminating educational products.

Released: 21-Jul-2023 1:10 PM EDT
House appropriations bill would slash life-saving medical research, disease prevention and treatment
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society opposes severe funding cuts proposed in the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) funding bill that would put life-saving endocrine research, disease prevention, and treatment at risk.

Released: 3-Jul-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Endocrine Society’s Journal of the Endocrine Society earns first Impact Factor
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society’s Journal of the Endocrine Society (JES) received its first Impact Factor score in 2022, while the Society’s other journals maintained high rankings on the prestigious measure of scholarly publishing.

   
22-Jun-2023 10:30 AM EDT
Light or moderate alcohol consumption does not guard against diabetes, obesity
Endocrine Society

People who have just one or two drinks per day are not protected against endocrine conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

8-Jun-2023 9:50 AM EDT
Prompt testosterone treatment improves mental health of transgender, gender-diverse people
Endocrine Society

Receiving rapid access to testosterone therapy reduced feelings of gender dysphoria and led to a clinically significant reduction in depression as well as a 50% reduction in suicidality among transgender and gender diverse adults, according to research being presented Sunday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago.

8-Jun-2023 9:50 AM EDT
Social isolation linked to reduced bone quality in males, mouse study finds
Endocrine Society

Social isolation may negatively impact bone health, suggests a study conducted in mice being presented Sunday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 9:50 AM EDT
Single hospital study finds transgender teenagers rarely choose to discontinue hormone therapy
Endocrine Society

A three-year-long retrospective cohort study of a single Atlanta hospital’s patient population found transgender and gender-diverse teenagers rarely chose to discontinue gender-affirming hormone therapy, according to a study being presented Sunday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 9:40 AM EDT
Radioactive iodine or surgery associated with increased survival in hyperthyroidism
Endocrine Society

Hyperthyroidism treatment like radioactive iodine or surgery was associated with a decreased risk for death, according to research being presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago.

9-Jun-2023 1:55 PM EDT
Employees with obesity may have higher loss of work productivity than those with normal weight
Endocrine Society

People with obesity may have lower work productivity due to increased risk of illness, contributing to increased costs for employers, according to industry-supported research being presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, in Chicago, Ill.

13-Jun-2023 5:30 PM EDT
Gaps remain in identifying, treating obesity despite new treatment options
Endocrine Society

By being undiagnosed or untreated, a significant fraction of people with obesity or overweight are not getting the recommended care, despite an increase in new treatment options, according to research being presented on June 17 at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 9:45 AM EDT
Transgender people seen in the ER much more likely than cisgender people to be admitted to hospital
Endocrine Society

Transgender people who come to the emergency room for care tend to be sicker than cisgender people who are otherwise similar to them and are much more likely to be admitted to the hospital once they visit the ER, according to a study being presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

9-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Study finds “robotic pill” can safely deliver injectable osteoporosis drug
Endocrine Society

A proven and effective medication for osteoporosis, which is currently only available as an injection, can be administered orally using a novel “robotic pill,” according to a study presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:15 AM EDT
Closed-loop insulin delivery systems may improve blood sugar control in children with type 1 diabetes
Endocrine Society

Closed-loop insulin delivery systems improve glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes without causing adverse effects, according to a study presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 9:45 AM EDT
Growing number of hypothyroidism patients receiving treatment other than levothyroxine
Endocrine Society

The use of thyroid hormones other than the commonly prescribed hormone medicine levothyroxine to treat hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is increasing, according to a study being presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Prevalence of metabolic associated fatty liver disease is increasing
Endocrine Society

The percent of metabolic associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), the leading global cause of liver disease, is increasing in U.S. adults, according to a study presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

13-Jun-2023 5:25 PM EDT
Endocrine Society Scientific Statement distinguishes normal aging from endocrine disease
Endocrine Society

A new Scientific Statement released today by the Endocrine Society highlights the differences between aspects of aging that are normal and sometimes over-treated, and those such as menopausal symptoms and osteoporosis that can be treated and deserve more attention.

9-Jun-2023 1:40 PM EDT
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may raise risk of cognitive disorders in future generations, animal study finds
Endocrine Society

Adverse cognitive effects linked to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) exposure, a type of endocrine-disrupting chemical (EDC), have the potential to be passed down through generations, according to an animal study being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Exposure to dioxins can worsen thyroid function
Endocrine Society

Exposure to dioxins can negatively impact thyroid function, according to a study presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:10 AM EDT
Low food security linked to metabolic syndrome in reproductive-aged Latinx females
Endocrine Society

Not having reliable access to food has a significant relationship with metabolic syndrome, a condition that increases risk for diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, in Latinx females of reproductive age, according to a study presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
BMI alone may not be a sufficient indicator of metabolic health
Endocrine Society

Body mass index (BMI) is not a complete measure of metabolic health, and a high proportion of U.S. adults with normal BMI still have obesity, according to research being presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 4:50 PM EDT
Some breast cancer treatments may limit effectiveness of weight loss medications
Endocrine Society

Breast cancer medications, called aromatase inhibitors, may lessen the effect of weight loss drugs, according to a new study being presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

9-Jun-2023 12:10 PM EDT
Prenatal exposure to phthalates may impact future fertility differently in males and females, animal study finds
Endocrine Society

Prenatal exposure to chemicals called phthalates, which are used in hundreds of products, may lead to hormonal changes in females that could affect their future fertility, suggests a study in mice being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Type 2 diabetes increased among youth during and after COVID-19 pandemic
Endocrine Society

The number of children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continued to rise in the year following the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

12-Jun-2023 9:35 AM EDT
Early time-restricted feeding improves blood sugar levels
Endocrine Society

Early-time restricted feeding, a type of intermittent fasting, improved fluctuations in blood glucose levels and decreased time above range, according to research being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:10 PM EDT
Duration and poor quality of sleep associated with greater risk for diabetes
Endocrine Society

Fewer than six hours or more than 10 hours of sleep, and poor quality of sleep are associated with a greater risk for diabetes, according to research being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

9-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
CGM alarms often not set to alert children with diabetes to harmful blood glucose fluctuations
Endocrine Society

Children and teenagers who use continuous glucose monitors (CGM) to manage diabetes often fail to use the appropriate alarm settings to alert to dangerously low or harmful high blood sugar levels, according to a study being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. This variability makes the monitors less useful in tracking glucose levels.

8-Jun-2023 10:15 AM EDT
Many people with type 1 diabetes continue to struggle to control blood sugar surrounding exercise
Endocrine Society

Many people with type 1 diabetes struggle to exercise safely while keeping their blood sugar levels within a healthy range, according to a study presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 4:35 PM EDT
Statin alternative lowers risk of cardiac events as well as cholesterol levels
Endocrine Society

A medication called bempedoic acid reduced the risk of cardiac events as well as statins and may offer an alternative to the popular cholesterol-reducing medications, according to industry-supported research being presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:10 AM EDT
Breastfeeding may help mothers avoid type 2 diabetes
Endocrine Society

Breastfeeding can improve the number of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas and increase insulin sensitivity in mothers, helping to protect them against type 2 diabetes in later years, suggests a mice study presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

8-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Teens with type 1 diabetes who see a pediatrician longer may have a smoother transition to adult care
Endocrine Society

Keeping adolescents with type 1 diabetes in pediatric diabetes care until at least age 17 may increase the chance that they will have a successful transition to adult care, according to a study presented Thursday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.



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