American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Branded Levothyroxine Bests Generic for Hypothyroidism

May 06, 2017

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The Synthroid brand of levothyroxine improved thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels by a significantly greater margin compared with generic versions of the synthetic T4 (LT4) hormones for patients with hypothyroidism.

Tymlos Provides an Alternative Treatment for Women with Postmenopausal Menopause

May 06, 2017

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At AACE 2017, John Bilezikian, MD, discussed the latest FDA approval of Tymlos for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and for women who are at high risk for fracture.

Misunderstandings in Identifying and Treating Hypothyroidism

May 06, 2017

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According to Kathleen “Kittie” Wyne, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University, in the identification and treatment of hypothyroidism, people need to be aware that the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism can be non-specific.

Hypothyroidism: Assessing Rates of Adherence to Levothyroxine

May 06, 2017

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At AACE 2017, Kathleen “Kittie” Wyne, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University, discussed new data on hypothyroidism. Although hypothyroidism requires lifelong adherence to therapy, compliance still remains challenging.

Diabetes in the Elderly Addressed at AACE Meeting

May 06, 2017

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More than 25% of the US population over the age of 65 has diabetes.

Improving Quality of Care with Electronic Glycemic Management Systems

May 06, 2017

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At AACE 2017, Jagdeesh Ullal, MD, MS, Eastern Virginia Medical School discussed data from his team’s study that assessed the efficacy of an electronic glycemic management system (eGlycemic Management) management in controlling blood sugars in the hospital setting.

Advances in Antibiotics for Diabetic Foot Ulcers Are Still needed

May 05, 2017

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“Treatment of diabetic foot ulcers depends upon the severity of the infection,” said Andrew Boulton, MD, University of Manchester, UK, University of Miami, Florida at AACE 2017.

Diabetes: Never Fail to Examine The Foot

May 05, 2017

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According to Andrew Boulton, MD, University of Manchester, UK, University of Miami, Florida, the most important take home message for doctors regarding the diabetic foot and reducing amputations, is to remove their patients’ shoes and socks and look at their feet.

The Most Frequently Overlooked Effect of Type 2 Diabetes

May 05, 2017

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Heart failure is diabetes’ most sinister, most overlooked complication

Uncommon Adrenal Conditions: Tough to Identify, Tougher to Treat

May 05, 2017

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AACE speakers on the challenge of managing patients’ adrenal conditions

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