Endocrine Disorders Resource Center

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Can Extra Weight Help T2DM Patients?

Compared to underweight or normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes, those who are overweight but not obese may be less likely to die over a 10-year study period.

Prediabetes Treatment Underused

A recent study has found only 3.7% of adults with prediabetes were prescribed metformin during a recent 3-year period.

High-Dose Oral Insulin for T1DM Prevention

In a pilot study described in the latest issue of JAMA, daily treatment with a high-dose oral insulin in children at high risk for type 1 diabetes led to an immune response to insulin without hypoglycemia.

Certain Antibiotics May Up Diabetes Risk

With metabolic disorders becoming more prevalent, researchers aimed to examine whether antibiotics, drugs that alter gut microbiota, increase the risk of diabetes development.

Hunger, Weight Gain With Diabetes Drugs

A specific drug class for the treatment of type 2 diabetes has been linked to an increased risk of weight gain, and researchers have new clues as to how these medications may activate sensors in the brain that lead to increased hunger.

Thyroid Screening for Some Women Supported

The Endocrine Society has responded to the final recommendation statement on screening for thyroid dysfunction issued by the United States Preventative Service Task Force (USPSTF) in support of screening in specific situations.

Insulin, Breast Cx Risk Link

After menopause, unhealthy insulin levels may predict breast cancer risk even more than excess weight.

Mediterranean Diet: Reversing Metabolic Syndrome?

Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse metabolic syndrome.

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