Hyperglycemia in the hospital is associated with increased morbidity such as higher rates of infection and cardiac events. Cleveland Clinic endocrinologists are working to reduce the risks.Read More
Virtual Visits Offer Convenient Alternative to Follow-up Office Appointments
A nurse practitioner and endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic participated in a successful pilot program for virtual visits, conducting post-hospitalization follow-up appointments with diabetic patients via webcam.
Innovative Liver Tumor Clinic Unites Specialists, Patients In One Site
Cleveland Clinic’s Liver Tumor Clinic provides leading-edge, individualized treatment of complex liver cancer in an innovative multidisciplinary model clinic.
A New Approach to Assessing the Statin Therapy and Diabetes Link
A Cleveland Clinic study found no evidence that statin use triggers a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Ultrasonic Shears vs. Knot Tying for Modified Radical Neck Dissection
A Cleveland Clinic study found a clear advantage to ultrasonic shears vs. conventional knot tying in modified radical neck dissection for thyroid cancer.
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Clinical Study: Novel Approach to Reoperative Neck Surgery for Hyperparathyroidism Results in 96% Cure Rate
With sufficient data from clinical information and imaging studies, reoperative parathyroid surgery has success rates comparable with initial parathyroidectomy.
Long-Term Metabolic Effects of Gastric Bypass in Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Cleveland Clinic study finds gastric bypass surgery is a viable option for obese patients and should be considered early in the course of type 2 diabetes treatment.
Metabolic Surgery vs. Medical Treatment Improves Libido and Testosterone Levels
Bariatric surgery for weight loss improves symptomatic male hypogonadism in moderately obese men with type 2 diabetes moreso than medical anti-diabetic therapy.
Determining the Ideal Interval Between Bone Mineral Density Screenings
T-scores are necessary to establish the diagnosis of osteoporosis and to estimate disease prevalence, but they should not be used as the sole determinant to make treatment decisions in an individual.
Addressing Underrecognized, Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Primary Hyperparathyroidism
A review of Cleveland Clinic EMR data highlights the prevalence of primary hyperparathyroidism, prompting new automated alerts to order parathyroid hormone testing for hypercalcemia patients
Prevalence of Thyroid Cancer in Cowden Syndrome and FAP Drives New Screening Recommendations
Patients with inherited cancer syndromes benefit from a Cleveland Clinic multidisciplinary referral network that provides a formal thyroid cancer screening process.