ENDO 2016


The scientific content of the ENDO 2016 Session Recordings were developed by the Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting Steering Committee, independent of and prior to the solicitation of grant support. As a provider of independent and continuing medical education (CME) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Endocrine Society has a policy of ensuring that the content and quality of this educational activity are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous.
While the ENDO 2016 Session Recordings do not offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, its content was developed in accordance with the ACCME's Essential Areas and Elements, including the Standards for Commercial Support. The commercial supporters of this meeting have no influence over topics or speakers. Educational grants support the production costs of the overall activity and are not used to compensate speakers in supported sessions.


The ENDO 2016 Session Recordings received no commercial support.


The information presented in this activity represents the opinion of the faculty and is not necessarily the official position of the Endocrine Society.


Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Discuss state-of-the-art research in endocrinology
  • Demonstrate updated knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, and adrenal, metabolic, bone, pediatric, pituitary, thyroid, and reproductive endocrine disorders
  • Practice updated clinical skills for more effective diagnosis, management, and treatment of endocrine disorders and related sequelae
  • Apply updated knowledge and clinical skills in improving patient care


This activity should be of substantial interest to endocrinologists, pediatric endocrinologists, internists, and all other clinical professionals who treat endocrine disorders.


The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to the Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion. The Endocrine Society has reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.
The following AMSC committee members reported relevant financial relationships:
Abbot, David H: Consultant, Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Apovian, Caroline M: Advisory Board Member, Amylin, Nutrisystem, Zafgen, Sanofi Aventis, Orexigen, Scientific Intake, Gelesis, Novo Nordisk; Principal Investigator, Aspire Bariatrics, Orexigon, GI Dynamics; Investigator, MYOS Corporation; Consultant, EnteroMedics; Speaker, Contrave Medication (Takeda Speakers Bureau); Stockholder, Science Smart LLC
Assie, Guillaume: Speaker, Novartis Pharma; EDIMARK SAS
Burnstein, Kerry: Research Corroborator, Amgen Inc.
Chow, Lisa: Grant Recipient, AHA (Spouse)
D'Alessio, David: Consultant, Intarcia, Janssen, Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk
Eastell, Richard: Consultant (diabetes drug), Johnson & Johnson; Consultant, Ono, Merck, ALERE, IDS.
Ebeling, Peter: Research Funding Recipient, Amgen, Novartis, Merck
Hammer, Gary: Owner/Founder/Advisor, Atterocor; Consultant, Embera- Orphagen; Consultant, Isis
Huhtaniemi, Ilpo: Consultant, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Novartis
Kirschner, Lawrence: Member of Speakers Bureau, Pfizer, Corcept Therapeutics, Ipsen Pharmaceuticals
Lazar, Mitchell: Board Member, Eli Lilly and Company, Pfizer Inc., KDAC Therapeutics, Inc.; Consultant, Janssen; Grant Support, Merck Inc.
Leahy, John (Jack): Advisor, Merck, sanofi, NovoNordisk, Roche, Jansson
Lee, Adrian: Grantee, Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Maia, Ana: Advisor, Reviewer, Grantee, CNPq (Brazilian Funding Agency), Member of Speakers Bureau, Bayer HealthCare, AstraZeneca; Reviewer, AIRC (Italian Funding Agency); Principal Investigator, AstraZeneca; Consultant, Bayer HealthCare, Astra Zeneca; Principal Investigator (spouse), GlaxoSmithKline.
Makanji, Yogeshwar: Grantee, Monash IVF Pty Ltd; Grantee/ CT Martin Research Fellow, Australian NHMRC
Mauras, Nelly: Consultant, GSK, OPKO; Research Support, Genentech, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Novartis and Medtronic; Research Grant recipient, OPKO, Orphan Drug, and Medtronic
Robaire, Bernard: Consultant, FMC Corp.
Shah, Nalini: Scientific Advisory Board Member, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals
Tena-Sempere, M: Grantee, Ferring, nLife Therapeutics
Wysham, Carol: Advisor, Speaker, Astra Zeneca/BMS, Elli Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim, Jansson, sanofi-aventis; Speaker, NovoNordisk.
The following AMSC committee members reported no relevant financial relationships:
Beuschlein, B; Brown, K; Carrasco, N; Cidlowski, J; Elias, C; Klopper, J; Kousteni, S; Lee, S; Leinninger, G; Levine, M: Luttrell, L; Marsh, E; McDermott, M; Mollard, P; Reusch, J; Schonbrunn, A; Smith, MS; Suzuki, T; Toppari, J; Visser, J; Waguespack, S; Yildez, B.
Disclosure information for presenters is included in their individual recorded presentations.
Endocrine Society staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.


The Endocrine Society has determined that disclosure of unlabeled/off-label or investigational use of commercial product(s) is informative for audiences and therefore requires this information to be disclosed to the learners at the beginning of the presentation. Uses of specific therapeutic agents, devices, and other products discussed in this educational activity may not be the same as those indicated in product labeling approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Endocrine Society requires that any discussions of such off-label use be based on scientific research that conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and data analysis. Before recommending or prescribing any therapeutic agent or device, learners should review the complete prescribing information, including indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and adverse events.


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