Adrenal disorders

NEWS

Children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia appear to have impaired psychosocial quality of life, particularly in the school domain, while physical QoL is preserved, suggest findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Adrenal crisis occurs in a “substantial proportion” of individuals with paediatric- onset adrenal insufficiency, say the authors of a prospective cohort study based in Japan.
Research has demonstrated a dose–response relationship between the number of supernumerary X chromosomes in young people with high-grade aneuploidies and the level of endocrine system impairment experienced.
Preliminary trial findings published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism point to the possible use of a glucagon analogue for the treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism in children.

In depth

Find out more about the rare genetic causes of paediatric adrenal insufficiency and how best to treat affected children.
We are delighted to announce the upcoming Springer Healthcare IME Symposium, entitled Insights into MAnaging Growth for Endocrine Nurses (IMAGE). This meeting will take place on the 21–22 March 2024 at the Westminster Hotel and Spa, Nice, France.
In our latest podcast, Specialist nurse and educator Kate Davies asks clinical psychologist Julie Alderson about the optimal integration of psychology into a differences in sexual development clinical service.
Programme Director Professor Martin Savage is joined by experts to present and discuss the application of precision medicine in endocrine disorders, offering clinical expertise and insight, evidence and opinion on this topic.
Martin Savage
Programme Director

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