Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network - June 11

The Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network is a list composed by the Endocrinology Network editorial staff aimed at highlighting relevant coverage from endocrinology and endocrinology-related fields.

Every Friday, Endocrinology Network provides a curated list of 5 articles focused or related to a particular topic in endocrinology. This week, the Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network highlights the 5 most popular articles from the past week.

1. Study Suggests 2 Servings of Fruit Per Day Cuts Odds of Developing Diabetes by 36%

An analysis of food frequency questionnaire and biomarker data from more than 7000 adults indicates consumption of 2 or more servings of whole fruit per day was associated with 36% lower odds of developing diabetes in the next half-decade.

2. Semaglutide (Wegovy) Approved for Chronic Weight Management in Patients with Obesity or Overweight

The FDA has announced the approval of semaglutide 2.4 mg (Wegovy) for chronic weight management in patients with obesity or overweight—the first drug to receive such an approval from the FDA in more than half a decade.

3. Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Events

A comparison of women with PCOS to matched controls indicates women with PCOS were at a 26% greater risk of experiencing major adverse cardiovascular events than their counterparts without polycystic ovary syndrome.

4. Despite Advances, Rates of Glycemic Control Backsliding in Past Decade

A cross-sectional analysis of NHANES data paints a grim picture related to rates of patients with diabetes achieving goals for glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control.

5. Endocrine Case Report: Vomiting and Drunk

Our latest case report from Dr. Brady Pregerson features a man in his 30s presenting to the ED after drinking and admits to forgetting his insulin and poor adherence to other antidiabetes medication. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

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