Patrick Campbell

Articles

Type 2 diabetes risk not associated with gender-affirming hormone therapy, study shows

December 09, 2021

A recent analysis suggests transfeminine individuals were at a 40% greater risk of developing diabetes than their cisgender counterparts, but this increase in risk was not attributable to gender-affirming hormone therapy.

Menstrual cycle length changes linked to increased risk of atherosclerosis

October 19, 2021

In an analysis of SWAN data, investigators found changes in menstrual cycle length within the 5 years preceding a woman's final menstrual period was associated with changes in carotid intima-media thickness and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity.

Vision problems for children born to mothers with diabetes

August 26, 2021

An analysis of registry data from more than 2.4 million births in Denmark suggests those born to mothers with diabetes were 39% more likely to experience high refractive error before turning 25 years old.

Gestational diabetes rising among new mothers

August 25, 2021

A recent study published in JAMA details increasing rates of gestational diabetes among first-time mothers in the US from 2011-2019, with rates increasing across all racial/ethnic subgroups examined in the 12 million person analysis.