Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

-Carl Jung

PNA Spotlight: Dr. Yuval Eisenberg

This month the PNA Spotlight shines on Dr. Yuval Eisenberg.  Dr. Eisenberg graduated from the Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center in 2009. He works in Chicago, IL and 2 other locations and specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Dr. Eisenberg is affiliated with University Of Illinois Hospital Health & Science Center.  He was kind enough to answer some of our questions:

• What inspired you to choose your career path?

PNA Medical Corner: The Size of Pituitary Microadenomas .

This month the PNA Medical Corner showcases a study co-authored by Drs. Edward Laws and Ursula Kaiser, both longtime members of the PNA. The study looks at the size of microadenomas over time. It concludes that two-thirds of microadenomas studied either stayed the same or shrank over time, and therefore that “less frequent pituitary MRI surveillance for patients with incidental pituitary microadenomas may be safe.”

https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M22-1728

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Featured News and Updates

News Articles April 2024

PET/MRI and Cushing’s Disease

A study in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine finds that PET/MRI may be more effective in diagnosing Cushing’s Disease compared to MRI alone   Read more:

Patient with hypothyroidism, Addison’s delivers twins

An article in the Times of India recounts that story of a woman whose ovaries were not functioning due to Addison’s disease and hypothyroidism. Once treated, her condition subsided and she was able to conceive and give birth to twins, a remarkable feat.   Read more here:

Study explores link between erectile dysfunction and gaming

Researchers in China looked at the effect long hours of gaming had in men aged 40-69 and found higher levels of TSH, which are involved in sperm production and hypothesize a link between screen time and elevated risk of erectile dysfunction.   Read more here:

Patient story: ectopic Cushing’s went undiagnosed for years

A story in Cushing’s Disease News looks at a study concerning a man whose ectopic Cushing’s, caused by a lung tumor, took many years to be diagnosed. Researchers blame ignorance on the part of nonendocrine providers.  Read more here:

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