Investigators studied mice that had been engineered so that the insulin signaling pathways in their livers were always fully activated. According to the dominant understanding of glucose production, this should have made it impossible for those mice to produce glucose in their livers.
On a daily basis endocrinologists are treating a wide variety of conditions that require their own specifics of care. Because of that there is an increased need for not only more specialists in the field, but also for general practitioners to provide care for more controlled patients.
As more is learned about thyroid diseases in endocrinology one of the questions looming now is why does the thyroid hormone affect the body the way that it does. There are also questions about whether some health conditions are really tied to the hormone or another part of the anatomy.