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Endocrine Society calls on Congress to pass legislation to lower the price of insulin

The Endocrine Society is calling on Congress to pass legislation to lower the price of insulin and applauds the efforts of Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and...
22-Apr-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Condemns Efforts to Block Access to Medical Care for Transgender Youth

Medical evidence, not politics, should inform treatment decisions
14-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exposure to harmful chemicals in plastic may contribute to postpartum depression

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may influence hormonal shifts during pregnancy as well as contribute to postpartum depression, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
30-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society selects Hydelene Dominguez as winner of the C. Wayne Bardin International Travel Award

Endocrine Society selected Hydelene Dominguez, M.D., as the first winner of the C. Wayne Bardin International Travel Award. The award was established to pay tribute to Bardin, who passed away in 2019 and made remarkable research contributions to...
25-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug used during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in mother’s adult children

Exposure in the womb to a drug used to prevent miscarriage appears to raise the offspring’s cancer risk decades later, especially for colorectal and prostate cancers, researchers have found. They will present the results of their new study Tuesday...
17-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High readmission rate found for adults with type 1 diabetes hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis

One in five adults with type 1 diabetes who require in-hospital treatment of the life-threatening condition diabetic ketoacidosis has an unplanned repeat hospital visit within a month and is twice as likely to die during the second hospitalization,...
17-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Weekly insulin helps patients with type 2 diabetes achieve similar blood sugar control to daily insulin

A new once-weekly basal insulin injection demonstrated similar efficacy and safety and a lower rate of low blood sugar episodes compared with a daily basal insulin, according to a phase 2 clinical trial. The study results, which will be presented at...
17-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 can cause atypical thyroid inflammation

Some patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease seem to experience inflammation of the thyroid gland that is different from thyroid inflammation caused by other viruses, according to a study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine...
17-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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