Survey: Endocrinologists Want Training in Transgender Care January 10, 2017 | Four out of five physicians who specialize in treating hormone health conditions have never received formal training on care for transgender individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism…
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Improves Bone Health November 17, 2016 | Study reveals bone density, structure benefits persist after treatment ends. Women who undergo hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes can not only increase…
Bioengineering the Human Ovary
ENDO Session | No credit available
Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD
Learn about discoveries in “oncofertility” and novel lab techniques to model natural gonadal tissue for hormone restoration.
Neurobiology of Sexual Function and Dysfunction in Women
ENDO Session | No credit available
Margaret E. Wierman, MD
Where are we in understanding the wiring of sexual function in women? Hear about the role of sex hormones in signaling and desire, and how it differs from male biology.
Transitions of Care: Turner Syndrome Practice Resource | No credit available
Resources for you and your patients to facilitate the challenging transition from pediatric to adult endocrine practice.
Women’s Health Digital Toolkit
Patient Resource | No credit available
Reviewer: Genevieve S Neal-Perry, MD, PhD
Interactive and downloadable resources and information for patients with questions related to women’s health including menopause, bone loss, and estrogen.
Determinants of the Maternal 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Response to Vitamin D Supplementation during Pregnancy JCEM | October 28, 2016 Rebecca J. Moon, Nicholas C. Harvey, Cyrus Cooper, Stefania D'Angelo, Sarah R. Crozier, Hazel M. Inskip, Inez Schoenmakers, Ann Prentice, Nigel K. Arden, Nicholas J. Bishop, Andrew Carr, Elaine M. Dennison, Richard Eastell, Robert Fraser, Saurabh V. Gandhi, Keith M. Godfrey, Stephen Kennedy, M. Zulf Mughal, Aris T. Papageorghiou, David M. Reid, Sian M. Robinson, and M. Kassim Javaid
Context: Current approaches to antenatal vitamin D supplementation do not account for interindividual differences in 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) response. Objective: We assessed which maternal and…
Hypothalamic Amenorrhea JCEM | March 22, 2017
Catherine M. Gordon, Kathryn E. Ackerman, Sarah L. Berga, Jay R. Kaplan, George Mastorakos, Madhusmita Misra, M. Hassan Murad, Nanette F. Santoro, and Michelle P. Warren
FHA is a form of chronic anovulation, not due to identifiable organic causes, but often associated with stress, weight loss, excessive exercise, or a combination thereof. Investigations should include assessment of systemic and endocrinologic etiologies…
Treatment of Symptoms of the Menopause JCEM | October 7, 2015 Cynthia A. Stuenkel, Susan R. Davis, Anne Gompel, Mary Ann Lumsden, M. Hassan Murad, JoAnn V. Pinkerton, and Richard J. Santen
Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms and other symptoms of the climacteric. Benefits may exceed risks for the majority…
Androgen Therapy in Women: A Reappraisal JCEM | October 3, 2014 Margaret E. Wierman, Wiebke Arlt, Rosemary Basson, Susan R. Davis, Karen K. Miller, Mohammad H. Murad, William Rosner, and Nanette Santoro
We continue to recommend against making a diagnosis of androgen deficiency syndrome in healthy women because there is a lack of a well-defined syndrome, and…
Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome JCEM | November 20, 2013 Richard S. Legro, Silva A. Arslanian, David A. Ehrmann, Kathleen M. Hoeger, M. Hassan Murad, Renato Pasquali, and Corrine K. Welt
We suggest using the Rotterdam criteria for diagnosing PCOS (presence of two of the following criteria: androgen excess, ovulatory dysfunction, or polycystic ovaries). Establishing a…
Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons JCEM | April 30, 2011 Wylie C. Hembree, Peggy Cohen-Kettenis, Henriette A. Delemarre-van de Waal, Louis J. Gooren, Walter J. Meyer, III, Norman P. Spack, Vin Tangpricha, and Victor M. Montori
Transsexual persons seeking to develop the physical characteristics of the desired gender require a safe, effective hormone regimen that will 1) suppress endogenous hormone secretion…
Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women JCEM | January 14, 2009 Kathryn A. Martin, R. Jeffrey Chang, David A. Ehrmann, Lourdes Ibanez, Rogerio A. Lobo, Robert L. Rosenfield, Jerry Shapiro, Victor M. Montori, and Brian A. Swiglo
We suggest testing for elevated androgen levels in women with moderate or severe hirsutism or hirsutism of any degree when it is sudden in onset, rapidly progressive…