Endocrinology & Metabolism Training Program

Resources for Fellows & Residents

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Suggested Reading Material:
  • Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Mellitus; published and updated each year in January/February as a supplement in Diabetes Care. Available at VA library.
  • AACE Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice published in Endocrine Practice.
  • Basic and Clinical Endocrinology by Greenspan (latest edition); available at USF bookstore.
  • MKSAP syllabus, Q&A in Endocrinology; available online.
  • For consults, consider the Williams Textbook of Endocrinology (tenth edition or latest) and/or Endocrinology by DeGroot (fifth edition or latest); both available at the VA library.
  • For research and other academic projects consider The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, published monthly by the Endocrine Society; available at the VA library
  • Any article provided and/or recommended by the Endocrinology Attending for Journal Club, Seminar, etc.







 A randomized trial of therapies for type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease.

BARI 2D Study Group, Frye RL, August P, Brooks MM, Hardison RM, Kelsey SF, MacGregor JM, Orchard TJ, Chaitman BR, Genuth SM, Goldberg SH, Hlatky MA, Jones TL, Molitch ME, Nesto RW, Sako EY, Sobel BE. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jun 11;360(24):2503-15. Epub 2009 Jun 7.



 Intensive diabetes treatment and cardiovascular disease in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Nathan DM, Cleary PA, Backlund JY, Genuth SM, Lachin JM, Orchard TJ, Raskin P, Zinman B; Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study Research Group. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 22;353(25):2643-53.



 Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients.

NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators, Finfer S, Chittock DR, Su SY, Blair D, Foster D, Dhingra V, Bellomo R, Cook D, Dodek P, Henderson WR, Hébert PC, Heritier S, Heyland DK, McArthur C, McDonald E, Mitchell I, Myburgh JA, Norton R, Potter J, Robinson BG, Ronco JJ. N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 26;360(13):1283-97. Epub 2009 Mar 2



 10-year follow-up of intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes.

Holman RR, Paul SK, Bethel MA, Matthews DR, Neil HA. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 9;359(15):1577-89. Epub 2008 Sep 10.



 Renal and retinal effects of enalapril and losartan in type 1 diabetes.

Mauer M, Zinman B, Gardiner R, Suissa S, Sinaiko A, Strand T, Drummond K, Donnelly S, Goodyer P, Gubler MC, Klein R. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jul 2;361(1):40-51.



 Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on pregnancy outcomes.

Crowther CA, Hiller JE, Moss JR, McPhee AJ, Jeffries WS, Robinson JS; Australian Carbohydrate Intolerance Study in Pregnant Women (ACHOIS) Trial Group. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jun 16;352(24):2477-86. Epub 2005 Jun 12.



 Ten years' experience with alendronate for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

Bone HG, Hosking D, Devogelaer JP, Tucci JR, Emkey RD, Tonino RP, Rodriguez-Portales JA, Downs RW, Gupta J, Santora AC, Liberman UA; Alendronate Phase III Osteoporosis Treatment Study Group. N Engl J Med. 2004 Mar 18;350(12):1189-99.



 Graves' hyperthyroidism: treatment with antithyroid drugs, surgery, or radioiodine--a prospective, randomized study. Thyroid Study Group.

Törring O, Tallstedt L, Wallin G, Lundell G, Ljunggren JG, Taube A, Sääf M, Hamberger B. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Aug;81(8):2986-93.



 Tolvaptan, a selective oral vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, for hyponatremia.

Schrier RW, Gross P, Gheorghiade M, Berl T, Verbalis JG, Czerwiec FS, Orlandi C; SALT Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2006 Nov 16;355(20):2099-112. Epub 2006 Nov 14.



 Hydrocortisone therapy for patients with septic shock.

Sprung CL, Annane D, Keh D, Moreno R, Singer M, Freivogel K, Weiss YG, Benbenishty J, Kalenka A, Forst H, Laterre PF, Reinhart K, Cuthbertson BH, Payen D, Briegel J; CORTICUS Study Group. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jan 10;358(2):111-24.