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Top 10 Articles for Endocrinologists in 2011

Top 10 Articles for Endocrinologists in 2011

What were the most popular articles for endocrinologists on Medscape this past year?......[Read More]
EMPA-REG: Insights From a Lead Investigator

EMPA-REG: Insights From a Lead Investigator

Dr Bernard Zinman, one of the lead investigators of the headline-grabbing EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial, shares his thoughts about its potential implications for the treatment landscape of type 2 diabetes.......[Read More]
Longitudinal Changes in HDL and CV Events in Older Adults

Longitudinal Changes in HDL and CV Events in Older Adults

Does a significant decrease in HDL increase risk of CV disease in patients older than 50?......[Read More]
Testosterone and Mortality

Testosterone and Mortality

Can testosterone replacement slow disease progression and reduce risk of mortality in men?......[Read More]
Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Is this trace mineral necessary for proper thyroid function?......[Read More]
Aldosterone Suppression Tests During Menstrual Cycle Phases

Aldosterone Suppression Tests During Menstrual Cycle Phases

What is the optimal timing within the menstrual cycle to perform aldosterone suppression testing?......[Read More]
Is the Diabetes Epidemic Leveling Off?

Is the Diabetes Epidemic Leveling Off?

Diabetes incidence may be leveling off, but not in all populations. Dr Nichols describes trends reported in two new studies.......[Read More]
Levothyroxine Affects Inflammatory Markers in Hypothyroidism

Levothyroxine Affects Inflammatory Markers in Hypothyroidism

Find out how levothyroxine therapy affects inflammatory biomarkers in patients with hypothyroidism.......[Read More]
Graves Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy: A Clinical Update

Graves Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy: A Clinical Update

How should Graves hyperthyroidism be treated during pregnancy?......[Read More]
Thermogenesis-Based Interventions for Obesity and T2DM

Thermogenesis-Based Interventions for Obesity and T2DM

Simple steps, like walking faster, can dramatically increase the number of calories burned per day.......[Read More]
What Effect Does Smoking Cessation Have on Diabetes Risk?

What Effect Does Smoking Cessation Have on Diabetes Risk?

Clinicians may be surprised about the short-term risk of type 2 diabetes associated with smoking cessation.......[Read More]
Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

Hypertriglyceridemia: Cardiovascular Events and Pancreatitis

What health risks are associated with high triglyceride levels?......[Read More]
Gender Differences and Mortality in Patients With Diabetes

Gender Differences and Mortality in Patients With Diabetes

Does patient gender or timing of diagnosis affect mortality in patients with diabetes? Dr. Gregory Nichols comments on this study from Diabetes Care.......[Read More]
BMD and Microarchitecture in Endogenous Hypercortisolism

BMD and Microarchitecture in Endogenous Hypercortisolism

A new study explores the damaging effects of endogenous hypercortisolism on bone, leading to bone loss and fragility in these patients.......[Read More]
Current Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules

Current Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules

When should a thyroid nodule be biopsied?......[Read More]
Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Serum Selenium Is Low in Newly Diagnosed Graves' Disease

Is this trace mineral necessary for proper thyroid function?......[Read More]
Sulfonylureas in Diabetes: Why So Controversial?

Sulfonylureas in Diabetes: Why So Controversial?

Despite continuing concerns about sulfonylureas in the management of type 2 diabetes, many clinicians remain unwilling to give up this treatment option.......[Read More]
Potassium and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Potassium and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Can drug-induced hypokalemia increase risk for type 2 diabetes?......[Read More]
Postprandial Effects in Obese Women Who Eat Slowly

Postprandial Effects in Obese Women Who Eat Slowly

Gain a better understanding of the association between meal duration, metabolism, and appetite in obese women.......[Read More]
73rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

73rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

Read about the effect of calcium carbonate on levothyroxine absorption, PET scanning in thyroid cancer, and other topics......[Read More]