Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

Latest news articles

Added 2 days ago Drug news

FDA advisory committee recommends once-weekly semaglutide for type 2 diabetes. - Novo Nordisk.

Novo Nordisk announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the FDA voted 16-0 in favour of...

Added 8 days ago Drug news

CHMP recommends change of approval for Bydureon (exenatide extended-release) in type-2 diabetes.- AstraZeneca.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of...

Added 21 days ago Drug news

EU approves Lutathera (lutetium 177Lu oxodotreotide) for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.- Advanced Accelerator Applications.

Advanced Accelerator Applications has announced that the European Commission has approved the marketing authorization of Lutathera (lutetium 177Lu oxodotreotide) for...

Search all news articles for Endocrinology
 

 

Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

Visit Cushing's Syndrome

Hypogonadism

Epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis/treatment guidelines, recent publication summaries and more.

Visit Hypogonadism

Type 2 Diabetes

View the latest epidemiology data, patient perspectives, ADA and EASD recommendations, treatment options and more.

Visit Type 2 Diabetes

 

Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

Added 7 months ago

Psoriasis overview NICE Pathways

This document contains a single pathway diagram and uses numbering to link the boxes to the associated recommendations.

Added 8 months ago

2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias

Guidelines summarize and evaluate all available evidence on a particular issue at the time of the writing process, with the aim of assisting health professionals in selecting the best management strategies for an individual patient.

Added 7 months ago

Search all guidelines for Endocrinology
 

Journal articles

The potential effect of ultra-long insulin degludec on glycemic variability.

Despite the therapeutic advances in the treatment of diabetes, metabolic control instability due to glycemic variability (GV) is frequently observed in patients with diabetes on intensive insulin therapy and is associated with...

Added 25 days ago

Effects of ospemifene on vaginal epithelium of post-menopausal women.

Ospemifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator used for the treatment of vulvo-vaginal atrophy (VVA) in post-menopausal women. No direct evidence of its effects on histological features of the human vagina has been reported.

Added 25 days ago

Effect of exercise training and testosterone replacement on skeletal muscle wasting in patients with heart failure with testosterone deficiency.

To examine whether combined testosterone replacement and exercise training (ET) therapies would potentiate the beneficial effects of isolated therapies on neurovascular control and muscle wasting...

Added 27 days ago

Search all journal articles for Endocrinology
 

Clinical trials

A Three-part Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Secukinumab Treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Subtypes of Psoriatic and Enthesitis-related Arthritis

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)...

Added 8 months ago

Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

Added 8 months ago

Search all clinical trials for Endocrinology
 

Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

Transforming Lives Through Technology: Diabetes

Posted 3 months ago

Right now, with a swipe or tap, I can tell you how many calories I’ve consumed, how far I’ve walked and how well I slept last night. However, digital health technology and its analytics have mixed reviews from the general public, some become obsessed wanting to know every macronutrient that goes into their body and others see it as just another gimmick. But what about those with chronic conditions like diabetes?

Robin Hewings

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Posted 1 year ago

Not everyone is convinced that education courses help people look after their diabetes. And the GP I was chatting to a couple of months ago was one of them. He wasn’t sure they worked. People didn’t seem that interested and he wasn’t really sure what people would learn anyway.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

CME

Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90

Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90

Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90
Search all CME for Endocrinology