Latest Endocrine Society Stories
An experimental medication safely increases muscle strength and physical functioning among cancer patients with low testosterone levels.
Researchers have developed a new scoring system that may better identify adolescents with the metabolic syndrome, a group at increased risk of later developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
A pre-diet measurement of two hormones related to weight regulation can help predict which dieters will be more likely to maintain their weight loss and who will not.
Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke.
Being physically fit may improve survival rates among diabetes patients with a particular type of heart abnormality.
The diabetes drug sitagliptin appears to reduce the severity of reactive hypoglycemia, a form of low blood sugar that occurs after a meal.
Compared to another popular drug, three widely used diabetes medications are associated with a greater risk of death.
An experimental insulin drug prevented low blood sugar among diabetic patients more often than a popular drug on the market.
Obese adults with poorly controlled Type 1 diabetes can better control their blood sugar by adding liraglutide, a Type 2 diabetes drug, to their insulin therapy.
Obese older adults can reduce their chance of developing the metabolic syndrome by losing weight through dieting alone, but adding exercise to a weight loss program has even more benefit.
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