Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: National Diabetes Coalition Urges Hawaiians Living with Diabetes to Make a Plan to Weather Hurricane Lane

As the Hawaiian Islands brace for Hurricane Lane, a category 4 hurricane that could potentially impact Hawaii between Thursday and Friday, the diabetes community is rallying to make sure that people living with diabetes that use insulin are taking special precautions. The Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) which is comprised of the Endocrine Society and several other leading diabetes organizations is urging all people with diabetes and their caregivers in Hawaii to act now to prepare for Hurricane Lane by putting together a diabetes kit and making a plan to stay healthy and safe during the storm and in its aftermath.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Metformin Lowers Risk of Late Miscarriage, Preterm Birth in Pregnant Women with PCOS

The oral diabetes medication metformin seems to reduce the chance of a late miscarriage and premature birth among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but does not affect their rate of developing gestational diabetes, a multicenter study finds. The results were presented Tuesday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Providing Free Insulin and Blood Glucose Test Strips to Low-Income Families Improves Type 1 Diabetes in India

Providing free supplies of insulin and blood glucose test trips to families with type 1 diabetes in low- and lower-middle income families can result in improved blood-sugar control and diabetes-related knowledge, a new study of families in India suggests. The research results will be presented Tuesday, March 20, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Oral Micronized Progesterone May Decrease Perimenopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats

Oral micronized progesterone (OMP) may diminish hot flashes and night sweats in perimenopausal women, new research from Canada reports. The results will be presented on Monday, March 19 at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Finds Changes in Intestines Leads to Reversal of Diabetes After Weight-Loss Surgery

A new study helps explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people who undergo a type of bariatric surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB). The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Race, Pre-Pregnancy BMI May Help Predict Maternal Weight Gain

Race and pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) both affect leptin and adiponectin levels, and leptin levels in mid-pregnancy may be an important predictor of weight gain during pregnancy, new research suggests. The results will be presented on in a poster on Sunday, March 18 at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Breastfeeding May Protect High-Birthweight Infants From Childhood Obesity

Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children, new research from South Korea suggests. The results will be presented in a poster on Sunday, March 18 at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Overeating During Breastfeeding May Affect the Health of Offspring

Mothers who overeat during the period when they are breastfeeding may have children who are at increased risk of becoming obese and going through early puberty, a new study of mice suggests. Early puberty may lead to increased risk of diabetes or reproductive problems later in life, according to the research, which will be presented Sunday, March 18 at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Diabetes Drug May Help People with Obesity Lose Weight

A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight, a new study suggests. The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Hormone Imbalance May Explain Higher Diabetes Rates in Sleep-Deprived Men

Studies have found an association between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance, one of the factors that cause type 2 diabetes, and now researchers have discovered a biological reason for this relationship, at least in men: an imbalance between their testosterone and cortisol hormones. The study results will be presented Sunday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: In BRCA Mutation Carriers, Obesity Is Linked with Increased DNA Damage in Normal ****** Gland Cells

Being obese or having a higher body mass index (BMI) while carrying a BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) mutation is positively linked with higher levels of damage to the DNA in normal breast gland cells, new research suggests. The results of the study will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: High-Energy Breakfast Promotes Weight Loss, Helps Reduce Total Daily Insulin Dose for Type 2 Diabetes

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, new research from Israel reports. The study results will be presented Saturday, March 17, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Mediterranean Diet Is Linked to Higher Muscle Mass, Bone Density After Menopause

The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman’s bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil finds. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: E-Cigarettes May Lead to Accumulation of Fat in the Liver

Using e-cigarettes may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver, a study of mice exposed to the devices suggests. The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Consuming low-calorie sweeteners may predispose overweight individuals to diabetes

Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, a new study on human fat-derived stem cells and fat samples suggests. The research results will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Dimethandrolone Undecanoate Shows Promise as a Male Birth Control Pill

A new birth control pill for men appears to be safe when used daily for a month, with hormone responses consistent with effective contraception, study researchers say. Their study results, in 83 men, will be presented Sunday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Stem Cell Therapy May Help Reverse Effects of Premature Menopause, Restore Fertility

Young women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) may be able to use their own bone marrow stem cells to rejuvenate their ovaries and avoid the effects of premature menopause, new research suggests. The preliminary results from the ongoing ROSE clinical trial will be presented Tuesday at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Chicago, Ill.