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Playing Doctor: High School Students Explore a Future in Medicine
To overcome the potential looming dearth in the next generation of endocrinologists, Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., is using a unique interactive method to inspire and engage young minds.
‘Don’t dismiss the patient’: Promises, pitfalls of at-home hormone testing
At-home medical testing, ranging from cancer screening to COVID-19 detection, may be transforming health care, but some direct-to-consumer hormone test kits have raised red flags for endocrinologists.
Management of Diabetes During Ramadan
Umair Ansari, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Suburban Hospital, co-authored an article on the physiological impact of Ramadan on diabetes.
A Glycemia Risk Index (GRI) of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Validated by Clinician Ratings
Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., participated in the development of the new composite metric for the quality of glycemia from continuous glucose monitor tracings and co-authored the article on the subject.
12 Signs and Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance
Many signs and symptoms of a hormonal imbalance are associated with other health issues. Here's what to look out for and when to see a doctor.
Having COVID May Increase Your Risk of Developing This Chronic Condition — Here's How To Avoid It
We know that having diabetes increases the risk of severe COVID symptoms — but now, research points to the reverse also being true.
Getting More Than They Give
Although he's an adult endocrinologist, volunteering at an overnight summer camp for children living with type 1 diabetes has made Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., a better doctor.
The Impacts of COVID-19 on Diabetes and Insulin
With insulin becoming unaffordable to many diabetics in the US, how has this community fared during a pandemic, unemployment, and loss of employer-sponsored health care?
Inside Addition: Managing Diabetes in a Community Hospital Setting
Endocrine News gets a firsthand look at a community hospital’s use of an IDMS from both endocrinologists and a patient who experienced the service after a diabetes diagnosis.
Public Health On Call: COVID-19 and Diabetes
We know that having diabetes is a risk factor for more serious COVID-19 disease, but is being seriously ill from COVID-19 a risk factor for diabetes?
New diabetes cases linked to covid-19
Researchers don’t understand exactly how the disease might trigger Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or whether the cases are temporary or permanent.
Endocine Hopitalist-Led Service Improves Diabetes Care
Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., is an unusual medical provider in an atypical practice setting: he's a full-time endocrine hospitalist who heads an inpatient diabetes management service at a small community hospital.
Endocrinologist' Practice During the COVID-19 Crisis
Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., discusses how the COVID-19 virus has changed the way he practices medicine in a hospital setting, and how his approach to treating patients may be changed forever. Photo Courtesy of Endocrine News.
In-Hospital Glucose Management Program Gives Dramatic Savings
Initiatives targeting hypoglycemia and insulin pen wastage could lead to dramatic cost savings in small community hospitals, new data suggest.