A new study is revisiting the link between hormone replacement therapy HRT and cardiovascular issues in trans women. The research, published on July 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, studied some 2, transgender women and 2, transgender men. Medical records from 48, cis men and cis women, matched with each participant for race, ethnicity, and birth year, were used to make comparisons.
Boston is the location and inspiration for the featured presentations at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, program chair Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD, said in an interview. Ronald Kahn, MDchief academic officer and head of Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, pioneered revolutionary work with insulin receptors and insulin resistance in diabetes and obesity. What makes his presentation on Thursday from a.
Professional Education, PhD, Fellowship, Endo, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Residency, Internal Medicine,
Endocrinologists typically treat hormonal problems like diabetes or thyroid diseases—not all are willing to prescribe sex hormones like estrogen or testosterone to help transgender patients transition, or develop secondary sex characteristics that correspond to their gender identity. Her doctor prescribed her an unusually low dose of estrogen and over time, she says, it became clear that he had never treated a transgender patient before. So she took matters into her own hands. Someday in the not-too-distant future, as pioneering young doctors reshape the medical world, transgender patients may be able to access state-of-the-art hormone therapy as easily as diabetics receive insulin prescriptions.
Joshua D. CME Objective: To review current evidence for terminology, initial evaluation, medical management, transgender-specific surgeries, medicolegal and societal issues, and practice improvement of transgender patient care. Disclosures: Dr.
Throughout human history, there have been people who were transgender, individuals whose gender identity and expression differ from the sex they appear to be at birth. Some cultures accepted these differences, whereas others violently opposed them. The current world culture is in the midst of a sea change with regard to gender.
Approximately 1. Primary care practitioners need to gain greater comfort in caring for transgender patients. Towards that end, Dr. There has been ongoing reports acknowledging that many clinicians have not received adequate training in the care of the transgender patient.
Jennifer Johnson McEwen media inquiries only jennifer. Faculty Profile: Vin Tangpricha. The Outstanding Service Award is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the endocrine care, health and service to an underserved population in the United States or abroad via leadership, long-term commitment, vision, innovation and impact.
I have been asked to write a science book for doctors and other providers to help treat transgender patients. So naturally, I have been studying up on the current state of provider-transpatient encounters. Providers include mental health counselors, primary medical, surgical medical, endocrinology specialists, and nurses.