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Women face greater risk of obesity in low- and middle-income countries

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...
27-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Virtual Science Writers Conference will examine obesity treatments and heart health

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.
26-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Felix Beuschlein announced as winner of 2024 Transatlantic Alliance Award in Endocrinology

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.
20-Oct-2023 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with prediabetes and obesity may be more likely to progress to diabetes

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.
10-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Primary care intervention reduces hypoglycemia risk from type 2 diabetes overtreatment in older adults

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...
27-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pediatric endocrinologists concerned for safety amid divisive political climate

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...
15-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women with PCOS on keto diet may see improvements in fertility

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.
5-Sep-2023 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society honors endocrinology field’s leaders with 2024 Laureate Awards

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.
17-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Endocrine Society launches podcast spotlighting breakthroughs in hormone science

International experts delve into the latest advances in hormone research and clinical care on the Endocrine Society’s new podcast, which launches today.
5-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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