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Diabetes drugs similar regarding cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risk

Diabetes drugs similar regarding cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risk

A meta-analysis of the 9 classes of glucose-lowering drugs supports the ADA's recommendation of metformin monotherapy as preferred initial treatment.

Diet and Nutrition Information Center Whole grain consumption reduces chronic disease, all-cause mortality

Whole grain consumption reduces chronic disease, all-cause mortality

Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.

Endocrinology Information Center Coronary artery bypass linked to new-onset diabetes

Coronary artery bypass linked to new-onset diabetes

Coronary artery bypass surgery may lead to metabolic changes, causing new-onset diabetes.

Endocrinology Information Center Glucommander linked to improved blood glucose levels

Glucommander linked to improved blood glucose levels

Use of the Glucommander was linked to a shorter time to achieving blood glucose levels lower than 200 mg/dL.

Diabetes Resource Center New guidelines support use of metabolic surgery as standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes, obesity

New guidelines support use of metabolic surgery as standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes, obesity

A panel of experts has recommended that metabolic surgery be included as a treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Rheumatology Information Center Oral glucocorticoid use increases risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Oral glucocorticoid use increases risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Glucocorticoid therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis has been linked to elevated risk of diabetes.

Diabetes Resource Center Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes often have low levels of vitamin D.

Cardiovascular Disease Information Center Healthy diet reduces hypertension risk after gestational diabetes

Healthy diet reduces hypertension risk after gestational diabetes

Women who had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce their risk of developing hypertension by eating a healthy diet.

Diabetes Resource Center Metformin more effective than sulfonylureas for reducing cardiovascular mortality in diabetes patients

Metformin more effective than sulfonylureas for reducing cardiovascular mortality in diabetes patients

Compared with other drugs for type 2 diabetes, metformin is superior for reducing the risk of cardiovascular mortality.

Diabetes Resource Center FDA issues warning for 2 diabetes drugs linked to risk of heart failure

FDA issues warning for 2 diabetes drugs linked to risk of heart failure

The FDA will add warnings about heart failure risk to the labels of type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin.

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Basal insulin for surgical diabetic patients

The Waiting Room

Grains' role in heart health

Clinical Features

Medical nutrition
 therapy in diabetes

Medical nutrition
 therapy in diabetes

Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian
can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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