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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.

Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Their Recurrence
01/01/70 - Complications of diabetes that affect the lower extremities are common, complex, and costly. Foot ulceration is the most frequently recognized complication. In a community-based study in the northwestern United Kingdom, the prevalence of active foot ulcers identified at screening among persons with…

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Canagliflozin and Cardiovascular and Renal Events in Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a substantial risk of cardiovascular and renal disease. The use of inhibitors of sodium?glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) results in favorable effects on biomarkers, including glycemia, blood pressure, weight, intrarenal hemodynamics, and albuminuria, and…

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years
01/01/70 - The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing worldwide. Epidemiologic studies have identified high body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) as a risk factor for an expanding set of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease,…

Efficacy and Safety of Degludec versus Glargine in Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Cardiovascular complications remain two to four times more common among patients with type 2 diabetes than among persons without diabetes. Observational studies have suggested that patients with type 2 diabetes who require insulin have increased rates of cardiovascular events. However, a large…

Global Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity
01/01/70 - The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study that is now reported in the Journal offers a discouraging reminder that the global obesity epidemic is worsening in most parts of the world and that its implications regarding both physical health and economic health remain ominous. The study, in which…

Case 17-2017: A 14-Year-Old Boy with Acute Fear of Choking while Swallowing
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Juliana Mariani (Pediatrics): A 14-year-old boy was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of fear of choking while swallowing. The patient had been well until 2 days before admission, when he choked while eating a piece of chicken during dinner. He…

Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis after Initiation of an SGLT2 Inhibitor
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Inhibitors of sodium?glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) decrease plasma glucose by blocking the reabsorption of glucose at the proximal tubule. Case reports have suggested that SGLT2 inhibitors may be associated with an increased risk of diabetic ketoacidosis, which led to a warning…

Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults
01/01/70 - More than a third of persons 65 years of age or older in the United States are obese, and this group constitutes a population vulnerable to adverse outcomes, because obesity exacerbates the age-related decline in physical function and causes frailty. However, appropriate management of obesity in…

Bioengineering of an Intraabdominal Endocrine Pancreas
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Islet transplantation can restore euglycemia and eliminate severe hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes. Limitations of intrahepatic islet transplantation include a restricted transplant-tissue volume, bleeding with placement of the transplant, exposure to high levels of…

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