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17-Jun-2013

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Diabetics who use meters to monitor their glucose have better control over disease

Mount Sinai researchers present new data at ENDO 2013, The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting & Expo June 15-18 in San Francisco

New York- Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will present several new studies at ENDO 2013, The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting & Expo (ENDO) from June 15-18 in San Francisco.

Mount Sinai researchers will demonstrate new data on diabetes self-management, as well as the role of prostastic acid phosphatase (PAP) in Prostate Cancer (PCa) bone metastases; identify new molecules that can stimulate the thyroid gland; reveal the prevalence of primary aldosteronism (PA) in an urban population; and show how thyroid autoimmunity may be triggered by endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress.

Highlights of Mount Sinai research at ENDO 2013:

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About the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at Mount Sinai

The mission of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Bone Disease is excellence in the delivery of patient care, research, and education. Researchers in the division are expanding understanding of disease and identifying new treatments. The next generation of physicians, scientists and physician-scientists are being trained to take the latest advances in the laboratory and apply them at the bedside. All of the division's efforts are targeted to bring the highest quality care to patients. For more information, visit http://www.mssm.edu/endo.

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center

The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Established in 1968, the Icahn School of Medicine is one of the leading medical schools in the United States, and is noted for innovation in education, biomedical research, clinical care delivery, and local and global community service. It has more than 3,400 faculty in 32 departments and 14 research institutes, and ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked The Mount Sinai Hospital 14th on its elite Honor Roll of the nation's top hospitals based on reputation, safety, and other patient-care factors. Mount Sinai is one of 12 integrated academic medical centers whose medical school ranks among the top 20 in NIH funding and by U.S. News & World Report and whose hospital is on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 560,000 outpatient visits took place.

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