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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.

Cause, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
01/01/70 - Fatty liver disease is the most common liver disease in the world. About 25% of adults in the United States have fatty livers in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption, a condition termed nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. More than a quarter of adults with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease are…

Management of Acute Hip Fracture
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 65-year-old…

Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
01/01/70 - Chronic kidney disease, defined as evidence of structural or functional renal impairment for 3 or more months, is generally progressive and irreversible, affecting multiple metabolic pathways. Altered protein and energy homeostasis, abnormal protein catabolism, acid?base derangements, and hormonal…

ACE Inhibitors and Statins in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Children with type 1 diabetes are at higher risk for long-term renal and cardiovascular disease and death than the general population, and adolescence is a period of risk for the development of complications, since adequate glycemic control is difficult to achieve. Rapid increases in albumin…

Evaluation and Management of Lower-Extremity Ulcers
01/01/70 - Lower-extremity ulcers are very common, with an estimated prevalence of 1 to 2% among U.S. adults, and they have a major effect on public health. Lower-extremity ulcers are divided into two groups ? leg ulcers and foot ulcers ? because of differences in causes, pathogenesis, and treatment. Even…

Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis
01/01/70 - Fragility fractures are common and increase morbidity and mortality. Romosozumab (Amgen and UCB Pharma) is a new bone-forming monoclonal antibody that binds to and inhibits sclerostin, with a dual effect of increasing bone formation and decreasing bone resorption. In a randomized, controlled trial,…

Case 31-2017: A 19-Month-Old Girl with Failure to Thrive
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Rachelle E. Gupta (Pediatrics): A 19-month-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of failure to thrive. The patient had been born in Puerto Rico by induced vaginal delivery after 41 weeks of gestation. Her mother did not smoke, drink alcohol, or take any…

Romosozumab ? Promising or Practice Changing?
01/01/70 - Over the past decade, the osteoporosis landscape has changed. Even though more treatment options are available, fewer measurements of bone mass are being performed and fewer prescriptions for antiosteoporosis agents are being written ? the last probably related to concerns about known side effects…

Electrolyte Disturbances in Patients with Chronic Alcohol-Use Disorder
01/01/70 - Electrolyte disturbances are common occurrences in patients with chronic alcohol-use disorder, and the quantity and duration of a given patient?s alcohol consumption generally determine the clinical significance of these disturbances. Electrolyte abnormalities tend to be most severe in patients in…

Effects of Once-Weekly Exenatide on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - The risk of death from any cause among persons with type 2 diabetes is up to twice that of the general population, and the risk of death from cardiovascular causes is up to four times that of the general population. Improved glycemic control has been shown to improve microvascular outcomes, but a…

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