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ISE Quarterly Newsletter: Find out the latest news in the world of Endocrinology

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Message from André Lacroix, ISE Chairperson

Dear ISE community,

Over the last few weeks, we have all realized that humanity is facing a major worldwide public health crisis which is changing our societies profoundly. As ISE endocrinology community is distributed on all continents, you have been affected progressively, but are all affected currently. We hope that you and your close ones are all safe during these uncertain times.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus a pandemic and our health systems are severely under pressure. The elderly and individuals with pre-existing medical conditions seem to be more severely affected by this disease; this includes our patients with endocrine conditions – and in particular with diabetes the most prevalent disorder affecting our patients.

We wish to congratulate your current efforts to offer proper support and care to your patients who are fearful of the consequences of this pandemic on their health.

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ISE Governance
News & Updates

Meet the two POC Co-chairs of ICE 2022
We are happy to announce the two POC Co-chairs who will be leading the ICE 2022 POC Committee that will create the most interesting and up-to-date program for all participants taking part in the Congress in Singapore:

Dr. Ken Ho and Dr. Melvin Khee Shing Leow

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New members and partners of ISE in 2020
We represent the global endocrine community through our society members and partners around the world and we are happy to share that our network continues to grow constantly. We are happy to share with you the new members and a brand new partner who joined ISE since the beginning of 2020:

Society Members

Benin Society of Endocrinology
Zimbabwe Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism Association
Individual Members

Hidayat Kassim, Mozambique
Guru Dhakal, Bhutan
Regine Mugeni, Rwanda

NEW Partnership: We are happy to share with you the new partnership ISE established with The Society for the Study of Reproduction.
Read more about it on the link below!

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Education
News and Updates

New activity! A patient case on graves’ disease
This patient case developed by Dr David Cooper (USA) recalls the standard treatments for Graves’ Disease and addresses the potential side-effects of antithyroid drugs and the utility of long-term antithyroid drug therapy. Enroll to-day and listen to Dr David Cooper’s conclusion and takeaway messages.
Click here to access this activity on the ISE Global Education Hub!

Management of pediatric thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer:
Sign up for free and progress through this interactive training by making your own decisions based on a real-life scenario. This case will give you tools to recognize when to biopsy a nodule in children and adolescents and identify ways that can improve the diagnostic accuracy in cases of indeterminate
cytology, among other topics!

Click here to access this activity on the ISE Global Education Hub!

ISE Webinar portfolio
ISE has been working closely with the best experts in the field to bring you an enhanced learning experience through our new webinar portfolio:

• Adult GHD: An interactive debate about diagnosis, dosage, and treatment (Webinar + Case Study) by Dr Jens Otto Jorgensen (Denmark) and Dr Gudmundur Johannsson (Sweden)
• There is Consensus: Global Position Statement on the use of Testosterone in Women by Dr Nick Panay (UK) and Prof Johannes Bitzer (Switzerland)
• Tips for Writing an Effective Abstract by Prof George P. Chrousos (Greece)

Click here to access this activity on the ISE Global Education Hub!

Endocrinology Around the World …

Tropical Endocrinology
Tropical endocrinology is a challenging field of endocrinology. The tropics influence endocrine health in various ways. In a multinational interview, with experienced endocrinologists from three continents, our Education Editor, Sanjay Kalra, explores the wide spectrum of Tropical endocrinology.

Read the full article on the link below!
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Upcoming World Days

World Health Day – April 7, 2020

World Health Day – 7 April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response – providing high quality, respectful treatment and care.

Quite simply, without nurses, there would be no response.

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World Thyroid Day – May 25, 2020

World Thyroid Day is an annual awareness day that was established in 2008 during the congress of the European Thyroid Association (ETA). World Thyroid Day aims at increasing public awareness of thyroid deceases, namely the importance of their timely diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Check out ISE Educational Resources on Thyroid on the link below!

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Get in touch!
We would like to hear more about you and your local endocrine society! Please feel free to contact us at office@isendo.org and share your news!

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