Endocrinology

Diabetes and TB—A Complicating Combo

16 Feb, 2020 | 20:59h | UTC

Podcast: Intermittent Fasting

11 Feb, 2020 | 02:11h | UTC

Intermittent fasting – NEJM Journal Watch (free audio)

“Intermittent fasting has salutary effects. Listen how Dr. Mark P. Mattson, co-author of a recent NEJM review on the topic, assesses the practice — and how he’s managed to skip breakfast for the past 30 years or so.”

For those interested in the subject, we suggest the reading of the recent review by Dr. Mark P. Mattson: Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging, and Disease – New England Journal of Medicine ($)

 


Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Guidelines for the management of glucocorticoids during the peri‐operative period for patients with adrenal insufficiency – Anaesthesia (free)

 

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Association of soy and fermented soy product intake with total and cause specific mortality: prospective cohort study – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Soy intake and health – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Fermented soy in diet linked to lower mortality risk – OnMedica (free)

 

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Childhood Obesity Is a Major Problem. Research Isn’t Helping. – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

“Something is missing with many study methods.”

 


Metformin for ovulation induction (excluding gonadotrophins) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Metformin for ovulation induction in women with a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome and subfertility – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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Review: Management of Hypopituitarism

15 Jan, 2020 | 01:04h | UTC

What Is the Keto Diet and Does It Work? – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Related: The Ketogenic Diet: Pros and Cons (free articles on the subject)

 


Guideline Homepage: ADA 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – American Diabetes Association (free supplement)

Commentaries: ADA 2020 Standards of Care Incorporate CVD Risk Stratification, New Medications – Endocrinology Advisor (free) AND ADA releases 2020 standards of medical care in diabetes – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (free)

See also: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020 Abridged for Primary Care Providers – American Diabetes Association (free PDF) AND 2019 update to: Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes, 2018. A consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) – Diabetologia (free)

 

See ADA 2020 Guideline topics below:

Introduction: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020

Summary of Revisions: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020

  1. Improving Care and Promoting Health in Populations: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes2020
  2. Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  3. Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  4. Comprehensive Medical Evaluation and Assessment of Comorbidities: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  5. Facilitating Behavior Change and Well-being to Improve Health Outcomes: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  6. Glycemic Targets: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  7. Diabetes Technology: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  8. Obesity Management for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  9. Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  10. Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  11. Microvascular Complications and Foot Care: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes−2020
  12. Older Adults: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  13. Children and Adolescents: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes−2020
  14. Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020
  15. Diabetes Care in the Hospital: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020

 

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The Ketogenic Diet: Pros and Cons

9 Dec, 2019 | 01:30h | UTC

NICE Guideline: Menopause

6 Dec, 2019 | 10:50h | UTC

Gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy in patients with type 2 diabetes (Oseberg): a single-centre, triple-blind, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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Association of Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without Hypogonadism – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

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Effect of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Kidney Function in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Vitamin D and Health Outcomes: Then Came the Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Supplements don’t preserve kidney health in Type 2 diabetes – University of Washington School of Medicine (free)

#KidneyWk – Just presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019

 

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Benefits and harms of intensive glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

 

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Association Between Levothyroxine Treatment and Thyroid-Related Symptoms Among Adults Aged 80 Years and Older With Subclinical Hypothyroidism – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: The Thyrotropin Reference Range Should Be Changed in Older Patients (free for a limited period)

Related Review: Subclinical Hypothyroidism – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Randomized Trial: Thyroid Hormone Therapy for Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

 

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Global Trends in Type 2 Diabetes, 2007-2017 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Global Atlas on Childhood Obesity

7 Oct, 2019 | 06:01h | UTC

Review: MRI of Adrenal Gland

4 Oct, 2019 | 07:20h | UTC

Association of Treatment With Metformin vs Sulfonylurea With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Diabetes and Reduced Kidney Function – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Metformin Superior for Lowering CV Risk in Diabetics Who Progress to CKD – Renal & Urology News (free) AND Metformin Monotherapy Benefits Heart Even in Early CKD – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

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Commentaries: Dapagliflozin in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction – DAPA-HF – American College of Cardiology (free) Dapagliflozin reduces death and hospitalisation in patients with heart failure – European Society of Cardiology (free)

 

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Effect of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation on Volumetric Bone Density and Bone Strength: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: High-Dose Vitamin D Might Reduce Bone Mineral Density – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 

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Podcast: Diabetes Update

27 Aug, 2019 | 01:54h | UTC