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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Endocrinology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Endocrinology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Frequency of Evidence-Based Screening for Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes
31/12/69 - Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of blindness in adults in the United States. Fortunately, the risk of the development and progression of retinopathy can be reduced substantially by modern-day intensive glycemic management. Moreover, if clinically significant macular edema or…

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Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy
31/12/69 - Screening tests are performed in asymptomatic persons to assess for the presence of a particular disease or the risk of that disease. An effective screening test should reduce morbidity and mortality in a population by detecting disease at a stage at which treatment will make a difference. However,…

Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Cushing?s Syndrome
31/12/69 - More than a century ago, Harvey Cushing introduced the term "pluriglandular syndrome" to describe a disorder characterized by rapid development of central obesity, arterial hypertension, proximal muscle weakness, diabetes mellitus, oligomenorrhea, hirsutism, thin skin, and ecchymoses. Cushing knew…

Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
31/12/69 - Diabetes mellitus is a complex and heterogeneous group of chronic metabolic diseases that are characterized by hyperglycemia. Type 1 diabetes occurs predominantly in young people (diagnosis at 30 years of age or younger) and is generally thought to be precipitated by an immune-associated…

Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002?2012
31/12/69 - Diagnoses of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youths present a substantial clinical and public health burden owing to the challenges of disease management and the risks of acute and chronic complications. The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study (hereafter, the SEARCH study) previously showed increases…

Increase in the Incidence of Diabetes and Its Implications
31/12/69 - Diabetes mellitus is among the most prevalent and morbid chronic diseases, affecting the health of millions of persons worldwide. According to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report for 2015, the prevalence of diabetes rose from approximately 333 million persons in 2005 to approximately 435…

Body-Weight Fluctuations and Outcomes in Coronary Disease
31/12/69 - Obesity is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular death and disease. Among participants in the Framingham Heart Study who were between 35 and 75 years of age and were followed for up to 44 years, overweight and obese participants were at a higher risk for the development of cardiovascular…

A Bare-Bones Approach
31/12/69 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 60-year-old woman with type 1…

Thyroid Hormone Therapy for Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism
31/12/69 - Subclinical hypothyroidism is defined as an elevated serum thyrotropin level and a serum free thyroxine level within the reference range. Between 8% and 18% of adults 65 years of age or older have these biochemical features, and the prevalence is higher among women than among men. Subclinical…

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