Endocrinology Research and Innovation

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How to Accurately Determine Testicular Volume Without Ultrasound

The most commonly used clinical methods can overestimate volumes by 250 percent, but a new calculator gives providers much more reliable values.

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Endocrinology Considerations in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

While endocrinologists are not always part of a core DMD treatment team, their expertise is necessary, especially in handling the effects of long-term glucocorticoid therapy.

Growth Hormone Deficiency as a Cause of Insulin Resistance

Growth hormone administration is a potential cause of insulin resistance, but a case report demonstrates that a severe deficiency can also lead to the condition.

Boys With Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Miss Out on Valuable Screening

New research suggests fertility discussions and updated screening methods for male patients who have CAH are long overdue.

Is Central Adrenal Insufficiency Over-diagnosed in Prader-Willi Syndrome?

A first-of-its-kind study shows poor agreement between two testing methods for central adrenal insufficiency– suggesting one of the tests may be preferred to avoid over-diagnosis and treatment in this patient population.

Finding Better Markers of Cardiovascular Risk in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes are at risk for cardiovascular disease. Are there ways to determine who is at greatest risk, and who benefits most from early intervention?