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Transgender women may be more likely to have type 2 diabetes than cisgender women

Transgender women may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to cisgender women, but not to cisgender men, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
29-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society celebrates House passage of Build Back Better Act

The Endocrine Society hailed the House of Representatives for including provisions to improve insulin affordability in its version of the Build Back Better Act.
19-Nov-2021 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Launches Training Program for Minority Clinician Leaders

The Endocrine Society is launching the Excellence in Clinical Endocrinology Leadership (ExCEL) program, a multi-faceted training program offering comprehensive leadership training and mentorship to early career physicians of communities...
10-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Over 4 million deaths per year worldwide caused by obesity

Novel obesity treatments such as modulation of the gut microbiome and gene therapy are underutilized and could help fight the obesity epidemic, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society’s journal, Endocrine Reviews.
22-Oct-2021 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher fasting ‘hunger hormone’ levels from healthy diet may improve heart health and metabolism

Fasting levels of the “hunger hormone” ghrelin rebound after weight loss and can help reduce belly fat and improve the body’s sensitivity to insulin, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology...
8-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Failure to reach long-term budget deal disrupts biomedical research

Congress missed an opportunity to secure long-term funding for life-saving medical research in the midst of the pandemic.
1-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Melmed named inaugural winner of Transatlantic Alliance Award

The Endocrine Society and the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) have awarded their inaugural joint honor—the Transatlantic Alliance Award—to Shlomo Melmed, M.B. Ch.B., F.R.C.P., M.A.C.P.
28-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People over 40 with type 1 diabetes and COVID-19 are more likely to be hospitalized

Adults with type 1 diabetes need to be extra cautious of COVID-19 as they are more likely to be hospitalized and die, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
24-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Transgender health expert can discuss LGBTQ town hall

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Aretha Franklin's Death Raises Awareness Around Endocrine Cancer, Treatment Options

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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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