When & What to Eat With Diabetes; EMPA-Kidney Stopped Early; More Thyroid Ca Deaths

For people with diabetes, those who ate potatoes in the morning, whole grains in the afternoon, greens and milk in the evening and less processed meat in the evening lived the longest. “Nutritional guidelines and intervention strategies for diabetes should integrate the optimal consumption times for foods in the future,” said study author Qingrao Song, MD, of Harbin Medical University in China, in a statement. ,Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,

High protein diets — protein making up 35% or more of total energy intake — were linked with an average 5.23 nmol/L lower resting total testosterone level. ,Nutrition and Health,

The EMPA-KIDNEY trial is being stopped early due to showing a clear positive efficacy of empagliflozin (Jardiance) in adults with chronic kidney disease with or without diabetes, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly announced.

Women with obesity who lost weight didn’t see any significant boost to their fertility, a new study found. ,ScienceDaily,

A cross-sectional analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease Study database found that thyroid cancer mortality, disability-adjusted life-years, and overall incidence have increased in the US from 1990 to 2019. (JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery,

Clarus Therapeutics announced that it initiated a phase IV clinical trial testing the efficacy and safety of oral soft gel testosterone undecanoate capsules (Jatenzo) for the treatment of adult hypogonadal men specifically with chronic kidney disease.

The FDA accepted an investigational new drug application to test lanifibranor — pan-peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonist — plus empagliflozin in people with type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in a phase II study, Inventiva announced.

Only about half of transgender people said they receive supportive gender-affirming care from their primary care doctors. ,Family Practice,

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    Kristen Monaco is a staff writer, focusing on endocrinology, psychiatry, and nephrology news. Based out of the New York City office, she’s worked at the company since 2015.

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