Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network - June 25

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. Older Adults with Diabetes Twice as Likely to Use Aspirin for Prevention

Using data from within NHANES from 2011-2018, investigators from Johns Hopkins University provide a comprehensive overview of the use of aspirin for primary and secondary prevention among older patients based on diabetes status.


2. Dulaglutide Associated with Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction in Men with Type 2 Diabetes

Data from the REWIND trial suggests men receiving dulaglutide had an 8% lower risk for incident erectile dysfunction than their counterparts who were randomized to placebo therapy.

3. UNC-Led Review Details Lack of High-Quality Evidence to Support Supplements, Alternative Therapies for Weight Loss

A look at more than 300 clinical trials examining dietary supplements and alternative therapies for inducing weight loss has returned evidence detailing a lack of high-quality evidence related to the efficacy of these approaches.


4. Early Life BMI Plays Role in Future Diabetes and CVD Risk, Regardless of Adult BMI

Using 24 years of follow-up data from more than 12k adolescents provides insight into the impact of childhood BMI z-scores on risk of adverse health outcomes, including development of diabetes and premature myocardial infarction, in adulthood.

5. ADA 2021

Coverage of the American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions (ADA 2021)