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Open Access Hypopituitarism Case Study

Difficulty moving and impaired consciousness after COVID-19 vaccination

Hypopituitarism and arginine vasopressin deficiency secondary to hypophysitis was diagnosed in a woman who presented with difficulty moving and impaired consciousness two days after her fourth COVID-19 vaccination.

Sarcopenic obesity and cardiovascular disease

Open Access Obesity Review

Sarcopenic obesity is an emerging risk factor for CVD, particularly in older adults. Optimizing its treatment and management will become increasingly important as the global population ages.

Semaglutide achieves long-term weight loss in CV patients

22-05-2024 Obesity News

SELECT study findings indicate that semaglutide produces significant long-term weight loss in people with cardiovascular disease and overweight or obesity but not diabetes.

SGLT2 inhibitors a more effective second-line type 2 diabetes treatment?

22-05-2024 Type 2 Diabetes News

Real-world study data indicate that second-line treatment with SGLT2 inhibitors is more effective than with sulfonylureas or DPP-4 inhibitors for patients already taking metformin.


New guideline on glucocorticoid-induced adrenal insufficiency

Learn about the recommendations included in the new joint guideline on glucocorticoid-induced adrenal insufficiency from the European Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society.

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Obesity Clinical Trial Summary

At a glance: The STEP trials

A round-up of the STEP phase 3 clinical trials evaluating semaglutide for weight loss in people with overweight or obesity.

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Difficulty moving and impaired consciousness after COVID-19 vaccination

Open Access Hypopituitarism Case Study

Hypopituitarism and arginine vasopressin deficiency secondary to hypophysitis was diagnosed in a woman who presented with difficulty moving and impaired consciousness two days after her fourth COVID-19 vaccination.

Hyalinizing trabecular tumor of the thyroid

Open Access Thyroid Cancer Case Study

Imaging, cytologic, histologic, and molecular investigations all contributed to the diagnosis of a rare case of HTT in a woman with an incidentally discovered mass in the left lobe of her thyroid gland.

An unusual complication of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

Open Access Hypopituitarism Case Study

Partial hypopituitarism with adrenocorticotropin deficiency as the main manifestation in a man who presented with fatigue, nausea, poor appetite, and a history of HFRS.

Using CGM to optimize type 2 diabetes management with non-intensive insulin treatment in primary care

With the growing importance of primary care in diabetes, this podcast discusses the evidence on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use, the role of primary healthcare, and practical tips for interpreting the ambulatory glucose profile (AGP) report. 

Supported by: Abbott Diabetes Care

Prof. Samuel Seidu
Developed by: Adis

Current Reviews

Effects of Intravenous Lidocaine on Quality of Recovery After Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the effects of pre and intraoperative lidocaine infusion on short-term recovery quality after laparoscopic bariatric surgeries. In the search across MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane databases …

Insomnia, Short Sleep, and Their Treatments: Review of Their Associations with Weight

Open Access Insomnia Review

Insomnia and short sleep provide increased opportunity to eat and higher energy needs that can be overcompensated by individuals, and, therefore, may be linked to obesity. Insomnia is the most prevalent sleep disorder, affecting approximately 10% …

The co-occurrence of SAT, hypophysitis, and Schnitzler syndrome after COVID-19 vaccination: the first described case

Open Access Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis Review Article

Subacute thyroiditis (also known as granulomatous thyroiditis, giant cell thyroiditis, de Quervain's disease, or SAT) is an inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland, usually spontaneously remitting, that lasts for weeks to months. However …

Risk of Malignant Neoplasm in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Open Access Hyperparathyroidism Review

This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and risk of malignant neoplasm in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) patients. Potentially eligible studies were retrieved from PubMed and Embase databases from inception to November 2023 using search …

Episode 10: Disease-modifying therapy for type 1 diabetes

Reducing the burden of type 1 diabetes

Despite many recent advances in its management, type 1 diabetes remains a burden for those living with the condition.

Prof. Chantal Mathieu explains the progress being made with disease-modifying therapy for type 1 diabetes and how it has the potential to transform the current treatment landscape.

Prof. Chantal Mathieu
Insulins Clinical Trial Summary

At a glance: The ONWARDS insulin icodec trials

A round-up of the ONWARDS phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the novel weekly insulin icodec in people with diabetes.

Developed by: Springer Medicine

Expert Interviews | Videos (Link opens in a new window)

With adolescent obesity at an all-time high, greater understanding of the individual cost and societal burden is crucial. Discover the unique challenges faced by adolescents with obesity, and learn effective strategies to help young people to overcome this disease.

This program is not available to users in the UK and US.

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  • Novo Nordisk A/S
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Tweetorials | Vodcasts | Infographics (Link opens in a new window)

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Stay up to date with the rapidly changing CGM landscape. Learn how to implement and integrate CGM into diabetes management to improve patient care and outcomes.

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  • Abbott
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Vodcasts | Case Scenarios (Link opens in a new window)

Expert guidance on the multidisciplinary approach to identifying and managing chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes, plus patient scenarios to assist your decision-making and put the latest clinical guidelines into context.

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Further Reading

CT-derived skeletal muscle change before immunotherapy predicts survival of advanced gastric cancer: associations with inflammatory markers and liver lipid metabolism

Open Access Checkpoint Inhibitors Original Article

Gastric cancer (GC) is the fifth common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide [ 1 ]. Since the ATTRACTION-2 study [ 2 ] and the KEYNOTE-059 study [ 3 ], immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have been recommended for …

Cardiac magnetic resonance reveals biventricular impairment in Cushing’s syndrome: a multicentre case-control study

Open Access Cushing's Syndrome Original Paper

Cushing’s syndrome (CS), or chronic hypercortisolism, is associated with increased mortality mostly due to cardiovascular disease [ 1 , 2 ], with infectious diseases and coexisting comorbidities also playing a role [ 1 – 9 ]. Older age at …

The co-occurrence of SAT, hypophysitis, and Schnitzler syndrome after COVID-19 vaccination: the first described case

Open Access Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis Review Article

Subacute thyroiditis (also known as granulomatous thyroiditis, giant cell thyroiditis, de Quervain's disease, or SAT) is an inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland, usually spontaneously remitting, that lasts for weeks to months. However …

Risk of Malignant Neoplasm in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Open Access Hyperparathyroidism Review

This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and risk of malignant neoplasm in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) patients. Potentially eligible studies were retrieved from PubMed and Embase databases from inception to November 2023 using search …

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