Endocrinology Research and Innovation

Rohan K. Henry, MD, MS

Growth Hormone Also Has Metabolic Benefits

Clinicians should consider the metabolic effects in their growth hormone-deficient patients.

8 Ways You Can Support Families Teaser

Looking to the Future: Optimizing Fertility Preservation Decisions in Pediatric Patients Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

Family-centered research aims to improve fertility preservation uptake and decision satisfaction among adolescents newly diagnosed with cancer.

Leena Nahata, MD

A Guide to Creating a Pediatric Fertility Preservation Program

An international network of providers who helped develop programs in their home institutions have developed a roadmap for others who want to do the same.

DMD patient

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.

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Guidance on Counseling Children at Risk for Fertility and Sexual Function Issues

Many childhood medical conditions and treatments can affect reproductive health. A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics explains when and how doctors should address those concerns.

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How Can We Optimize Fertility Related Discussions With Male Survivors of Childhood Cancer?

A recent study suggests that fertility is a “later” issue for adolescents and young adults, rather than a “now” concern, leading to low rates of conversation with health care providers.

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.