Endocrinology

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

Association between vitamin D supplementation and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Related: Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D Not Effective for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (link to abstract and commentary) AND NICE Guideline: Vitamin D Supplementation (free)

Vitamin D supplementation was not associated with all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, or non-cancer, non-cardiovascular mortality. However, Vitamin D supplementation statistically significantly reduced the risk of cancer death by 16%.

 

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Long-term adverse events after sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass: a 7-year nationwide, observational, population-based, cohort study – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Death Risk Drops After Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related Research: Association of Bariatric Surgery vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality (free study and commentaries)

 

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Medications Affecting the Biochemical Conversion to Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (free)

α-Glucosidase inhibitors, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, metformin, orlistat, phentermine/topiramate, and pioglitazone significantly reduced the risk of biochemical conversion to T2DM, whereas statins and nateglinide increased the risk”

 


Diagnosing the Onset of Menopause

23 Jul, 2019 | 01:47h | UTC

Diagnosing the Onset of Menopause – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Clinical Review Audio: Diagnosing Menopause (free)

 


Clinical Use of Bone Turnover Markers

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:15h | UTC

Clinical Use of Bone Turnover Markers – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Review: Subclinical Hypothyroidism

10 Jul, 2019 | 02:36h | UTC

Subclinical Hypothyroidism – A Review – JAMA (free link for a limited period)

Related: BMJ Guideline: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism (free guideline and commentaries)