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'Alexa, Titrate My Insulin': AI App Boosts Glycemic Control in Randomized Trial

Voice-based app helped users to titrate basal insulin at home

Dec 01, 2023
Year in Review: Obesity

2023 highlights included new FDA approvals, more drugs in development, and a pivot away from BMI

Dec 01, 2023
Hashimoto's Patients Felt Better for 5 Years After Thyroidectomy

But high complication rate should dissuade clinicians from routinely offering treatment

Nov 27, 2023
Mounjaro vs Ozempic for Obesity; New Microwave Ablation System; GAHT Erythrocytosis

News and commentary from the endocrinology world

Nov 27, 2023
Hashimoto's Patients Felt Better for 5 Years After Thyroidectomy

But high complication rate should dissuade clinicians from routinely offering treatment

Mounjaro vs Ozempic for Obesity; New Microwave Ablation System; GAHT Erythrocytosis

News and commentary from the endocrinology world

Endocrinology Case Studies

Jazz Musician With Slowly Expanding Neck Mass Causing Dysphagia

Alcoholism, liver dysfunction highly linked with rare disease of unknown etiology

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There's More Than One Way to Treat Lipedema

Surgery may not always be the best option, case report finds

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What's the Cause of Neck Swelling, Fever in Young Woman?

Diagnosis of this rare disease is often a challenge

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Glucose Supplement Recalled; ADA Sued by Former Employee; Forteo Generic OK'd

News and commentary from the endocrinology world

Nov 21, 2023
Endo Break over a computer rendering of a man with illustrated body organs.
Infertility Linked With Small Autism Risk

Association may be mediated by some adverse pregnancy factors

Nov 20, 2023
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Live Shingles Vaccine and Waning Immunity; Semaglutide and CV Events

Also in TTHealthWatch: sodium and blood pressure; aspirin and LVADs

Nov 18, 2023
TTUHSC EL PASO HEALTHWATCH with their logo and photos of Rick Lange, MD, and Elizabeth Tracey
Opinion
Want Lower Obesity Drug Costs? Medicare Holds the Key

Medicare coverage will catalyze market competition

Nov 17, 2023
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Brolucizumab Noninferior to Aflibercept for Diabetic Macular Edema

At a non-approved dose, the anti-VEGF drug had similar outcomes as rival

Nov 17, 2023
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Mall Doc Kiosks; Gaza Hospital Stormed; Rationing Semaglutide by Lifestyle

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Nov 16, 2023
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Even Small Diabetes Distress Changes Clinically Important

Researchers calculated cutoffs for significant DDS-17 scale changes

Nov 15, 2023
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One Copeptin Test More Accurate as Diagnostic for AVP Deficiency

However, this test was more complicated, with more side effects, researchers note

Nov 15, 2023
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Most Unaware of Having Prediabetes; Mid-Stage Growth Hormone Win; Fake Wegovy Woes

News and commentary from the endocrinology world

Nov 14, 2023
Endo Break over a computer rendering of a man with illustrated body organs.
Diabetes Linked to Higher Colorectal Cancer Risk

Associated risks highest in those with recent diagnoses

Nov 14, 2023
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Some Gliflozin Side Effects Worse in Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease

Something to consider when prescribing SGLT-2 inhibitors

Nov 14, 2023
ACR over a photo of the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
AMA Supports Tighter Restrictions to Curb Pollution From Industrialized Farms

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations "may be a public health hazard," group says

Nov 14, 2023
AMA over a photo of Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland
Double Defibrillator More Effective for Obese Afib Patients

Clinical trial affirms a better initial strategy

Nov 12, 2023
AHA over a photo of Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Single-Payer Healthcare, Obesity Drug Coverage Discussed at the AMA Interim Meeting

Delegates agree the current system is broken but disagree on the solution

Nov 12, 2023
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