Endocrine News

November 2019

November 01, 2019

Here are some of the things you should be reading in this issue of Endocrine News.

Practice Paradigms: How Innovation Can Revolutionize Diabetes Patient Care—In observance of National Diabetes Month, Endocrine News is focusing on a series of sessions from ENDO 2019 entitled “Diabetes Innovative Models of Care: Taking Back Your Practice with Innovation.” Attendees were treated to 10 short sessions that highlighted a variety of methods to incorporate new innovations into caring for patients with diabetes. In this issue, we’re focusing on four: Innovation and the joy it can bring to your practice; How a clinical pharmacist can defeat clinical inertia; Making the business case for acquiring new technology; and Increasing both patient and clinician satisfaction via E-consults.

A Downhill Battle: Maintaining Healthy Bones in Diabetes—A study from ENDO 2019 shows that postmenopausal women with diabetes can form new bone with walking after a meal either uphill or downhill, despite the poor bone quality associated with diabetes and a lack of the estrogen needed to prompt bone formation.

Measure for Measure: How “Time in Range” May Be the Metric to Improve Diabetes Management—As more and more patients with diabetes embrace continuous glucose monitor technology, an international consensus group points to ways clinicians and patients can apply continuous glucose monitor data to minimize glucose highs and lows.

Q & A: Daniel J. Drucker, MD—Endocrine News caught up with Endocrine Reviews editor-inchief Daniel J. Drucker, MD, who shares his views on using social media, the future of endocrine research, and the concept of “endocrinology all around us.”

TRENDS & INSIGHTS—Diabetes advances poised to help manage blood sugar after meals; Impact of fractures on quality of life in patients with osteoporosis; E-cigarette use during pregnancy impairs metabolic health in daughters; and Lavender oil may lead to abnormal breast growth in young girls.

And so much more.

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