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Highlights from EndoBridge 2023

Everything you need to know from EndoBridge 2023. Find out the latest developments across all aspects of endocrinology and metabolism, and learn about the clinical approaches to common endocrine issues.

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Thyroid dysfunction due to trace element deficiency

Free for a limited time Thyroid Disease Case Study

Selenium and zinc deficiency led to thyroid dysfunction in a patient who received total parenteral nutrition without trace element supplementation for one and a half months after intestinal resection.

Semaglutide benefits people with type 2 diabetes and obesity-related heart failure

16-04-2024 Type 2 Diabetes News

STEP-HFpEF trial findings indicate that weekly semaglutide improves heart failure symptoms, physical limitations, and body weight in people with obesity-related heart failure and type 2 diabetes.

SGLT2 inhibitors: providing CV, renal, and metabolic protection in type 2 diabetes

Open Access Diabetes Therapy Review

The Improving Diabetes Steering Committee outlines the place, value, and advantages of SGLT2 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. With user-friendly tools to support their use.

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Webinar | 08-11-2023 | 18:00 (CET)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

Prof. Mike Lean
Prof. Falko Sniehotta
Developed by: Springer Medicine

Case Studies

Thyroid dysfunction due to trace element deficiency

Free for a limited time Thyroid Disease Case Study

Selenium and zinc deficiency led to thyroid dysfunction in a patient who received total parenteral nutrition without trace element supplementation for one and a half months after intestinal resection.

Nonketotic hyperglycemia hemichorea-hemiballismus

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

HC-HB is a rare movement disorder that can occur in patients with poorly controlled diabetes and hyperglycemia without ketoacidosis. The mainstay of treatment is prompt correction of hyperglycemia.

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Current Reviews

New insights into the vitamin D/PTH axis in endocrine-driven metabolic bone diseases

Bone remodeling is subject to physiological changes throughout life, resulting in modifications in skeletal composition and strength. Among the endogenous and exogenous factors regulating bone remodeling, hormones play a critical role.

It’s About Timing: Contrasting the Metabolic Effects of Early vs. Late Time-Restricted Eating in Humans

Obesity REVIEW

The high worldwide prevalence of non-communicable metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes (T2D), obesity, hypertension, and dyslipidaemias, persists as a current challenge for public health [ 1 , 2 ]. These diseases remain one of the leading …

The Apo gene's genetic variants: hidden role in Asian vascular risk

Vascular risk factors, including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obesity, pose significant health threats with implications extending to neuropsychiatric disorders such as stroke and Alzheimer's disease. The Asian population, in …

Putting More Weight on Obesity Trials in Heart Failure

The rising prevalence of obesity is a worldwide public health problem responsible for approximately 4 million deaths and 120 million disability-adjusted life years in 2015 alone [ 1 , 2 ]. Rates of obesity continue to rise in both adults and …

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.

Supported by:
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

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.

Supported by:
  • 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.

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

Supported by:
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

Hypertension and diabetes, but not leptin and adiponectin, mediate the relationship between body fat and chronic kidney disease

Open Access Chronic Kidney Disease Original Article

Globally, the prevalence of obesity (body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m 2 ) has tripled since 1975 [ 1 , 2 ]. Approximately 604 million adults suffered from obesity worldwide in 2015 [ 3 ]. Obesity is related with an increased risk of hypertension and …

The impact of severe obesity on image quality and ventricular function assessment in echocardiography and cardiac MRI

Open Access Transthoracic Echocardiography Original Paper

This study sought to evaluate the impact of severe obesity on image quality and ventricular function assessment in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (MRI) and trans-thoracic echocardiography (TTE). We studied 100 consecutive patients who underwent …

Bright light therapy versus physical exercise to prevent co-occurring depression in adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a multicentre, three-arm, randomised controlled, pilot phase-IIa trial

Open Access Affective Disorder Original Paper

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental condition with onset in childhood and a high rate of persistence into adulthood [ 1 ]. ADHD is associated with co-occurring mental [ 1 ] and somatic conditions [ 2 ] …

Factors Impacting One-year Follow-up Visit Adherence after Bariatric Surgery in West China: A Mixed Methods Study

Open Access Bariatric Surgery Original Contributions

Bariatric surgery is a practical approach to treating obesity and obesity-related comorbidities [ 1 – 3 ]. However, some patients may experience weight regain [ 4 ], and complications [ 5 , 6 ]. According to previous studies, the average weight …

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