Easing the Burden of Childhood Obesity March 2017 | According to the Endocrine Society’s Facts and Figures report on Obesity, 16.9% of U.S. children age 2 to 19 years are obese, having a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile for age and sex…
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Hypophosphatasia: New Options in the Management of Alkaline Phosphatase Deficiency
ENDO Satellite Symposium | 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC Part 2 points
Chair: Jill H. Simmons, MD
Faculty: Nancy S. Dunbar, MD, MPH; Peter J. Tebben, MD; and Michael P. Whyte, MD
What does low alkaline phosphatase mean in practice? Recognize subtle signs of HPP in pediatric and adult patients and learn about the most recent treatment approvals.
Transitions of Care Practice Resource | No credit available
Resources for you and your patients to facilitate the challenging transition from pediatric to adult endocrine practice. Topics include growth hormone deficiency, Turner syndrome, and type 1 diabetes.
Pediatric Endocrinology Digital Toolkit
Patient Resource | No credit available
Reviewer: Alicia Diaz-Thomas MD
Interactive and downloadable resources and information for patients and caregivers with questions related to children’s health and development including growth, puberty, and diabetes.
Cancer Risks in Patients Treated with Growth Hormone in Childhood: The SAGhE European Cohort Study JCEM | February 10, 2017 Anthony J Swerdlow, Rosie Cooke, Dominique Beckers, Birgit Borgström, Gary Butler, Jean-Claude Carel, Stefano Cianfarani, Peter Clayton, Joël Coste, Annalisa Deodati, Emmanuel Ecosse, Ruth Gausche, Claudio Giacomozzi, Anita CS. Hokken-Koelega, Aysha J Khan, Wieland Kiess, Claudia E. Kuehni, Primus-E. Mullis, Roland Pfaffle, Lars Sävendahl, Grit Sommer, Muriel Thomas, Anders Tidblad, Sally Tollerfield, Liesbet Van Eycken, and Gladys RJ. Zandwijken
Context: Growth Hormone (GH) is prescribed for an increasing range of indications, but there has been concern that it might raise cancer risk. Published data are limited…
Cord Blood Adipokines and Lipids and Adolescent Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease JCEM | September 20, 2016 Joy Simpson, Andrew D. Smith, Abigail Fraser, Naveed Sattar, Mark Callaway, Robert S. Lindsay, Debbie A. Lawlor, and Scott M. Nelson
Context: Maternal adiposity in pregnancy is associated with offspring adiposity and metabolic dysfunction postnatally, including greater risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Recent genetic…
A Common Variant and the Transcript Levels of MC4R Gene Are Associated With Adiposity in Children: The IDEFICS Study JCEM | September 1, 2016 Fabio Lauria, Alfonso Siani, Catalina Picó, Wolfgang Ahrens, Karin Bammann, Stefaan De Henauw, Ronja Foraita, Licia Iacoviello, Yiannis Kourides, Staffan Marild, Denes Molnar, Luis A. Moreno, Yannis Pitsiladis, Juana Sánchez, Toomas Veidebaum, Guan Wang, and Paola Russo on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium
According to the recent World Health Organization report, the prevalence of childhood obesity increased at an alarming rate during the last decades in many countries. Although the increasing rates are apparently plateauing in some Western countries, it remains a serious challenge and a public health priority…
Pediatric Obesity—Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention JCEM | January 31, 2017 Dennis M. Styne, Silva A. Arslanian, Ellen L. Connor, Ismaa Sadaf Farooqi, M. Hassan Murad, Janet H. Silverstein, and Jack A. Yanovski
Pediatric obesity remains an ongoing serious international health concern affecting about 17% of United States children and adolescents, threatening their adult health…
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency JCEM | April 30, 2011 Phyllis W. Speiser, Ricardo Azziz, Laurence S. Baskin, Lucia Ghizzoni, Terry W. Hensle, Deborah P. Merke, Heino F. L. Meyer-Bahlburg, Walter L. Miller, Victor M. Montori, Sharon E. Oberfield, Martin Ritzen, and Perrin C. White
We recommend universal newborn screening for severe steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency followed by confirmatory tests. We recommend that prenatal treatment of CAH continue to be regarded…
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…
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Clinical Endocrinology Update & Endocrine Board Review Dates: September 23–27, 2017 Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States Sponsor: Endocrine Society
Whether you need the latest clinical information or you’re preparing to certify or recertify for the boards, Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU) and Endocrine Board Review (EBR) have you covered.
ENDO Bridge Dates: October 19–22, 2017 Location: Antalya, Turkey Sponsor: Endocrine Society, the European Society of Endocrinology, and The Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey
EndoBridge will provide a comprehensive update in the field of endocrinology for the clinical endocrinologist. The official language of the meeting is English, but simultaneous translation will be available in Russian, Arabic, and Turkish
ENDO 2018 Dates: March 17–20, 2018 Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States Sponsor: Endocrine Society
ENDO is the world’s largest event for presenting and obtaining the latest in endocrine science and medicine with an extensive program covering a broad array of topics, various networking opportunities, poster sessions, updates on new products and technologies at the ENDOExpo, and more.