Diabetes

Exercise After Overnight Fasting Stabilizes Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes

Exercise After Overnight Fasting Stabilizes Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes

The effect of high-intensity interval training with a bout of moderate-intensity continuous training on glucose levels was examined in T1D.

Vegan Diet Associated With Weight Loss and Reduced Insulin Resistance

Vegan Diet Associated With Weight Loss and Reduced Insulin Resistance

Investigators examine the effect of a low-fat, plant-based diet on insulin resistance and body composition.

Empagliflozin Impact on Life Expectancy Examined in T2DM Patients With CVD

Empagliflozin Impact on Life Expectancy Examined in T2DM Patients With CVD

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For this analysis, the authors used follow-up data from all 7020 patients included in the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial to estimate the effect of empagliflozin on all-cause mortality vs placebo over the duration of a patient's lifetime.

ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetes

ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetes

Recommendations for the management of type 2 diabetes have been updated, according to a consensus report by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.

Late-Onset Epilepsy Linked to <i>APOE</i> ε4, Smoking, Diabetes

Late-Onset Epilepsy Linked to APOE ε4, Smoking, Diabetes

The risk for late-onset epilepsy was lower in patients with higher physical activity levels and moderate alcohol intake.

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

Day-and-night hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery improves glucose control compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy.

Diabetes Common in Patients With Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke

Diabetes Common in Patients With Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke

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Approximately 28% of stroke patients have diabetes, and the presence of diabetes can increase the risk for poor stroke outcome.

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes offered no improvement in visual acuity compared with usual care alone.

Combination Immunosuppressive Therapy Beneficial for Type B Insulin Resistance

Combination Immunosuppressive Therapy Beneficial for Type B Insulin Resistance

A combined immunosuppressive regimen was found to be a highly effective and safe treatment for patients with type B insulin resistance.

Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program

Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program

But weight loss no different for online, in-person DPP for obese/overweight veterans with prediabetes.

Total Diabetes at 14% in US Adults for 2013-2016

Total Diabetes at 14% in US Adults for 2013-2016

Prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes 9.7 and 4.3%; prevalence increased with age.

Lower Hypoglycemia Risk, Greater Weight Loss With SGLT2 Inhibitor, Sulfonylurea in T2D

Lower Hypoglycemia Risk, Greater Weight Loss With SGLT2 Inhibitor, Sulfonylurea in T2D

SGLT-2i exhibited superior effects in terms of weight loss and did not increase the risk for hypoglycemia in dual therapy with sulfonylurea.

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Poor Glycemic Control Associated With Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults With T1D

Repeated exposure to high levels of HbA1c was associated with increased risk for dementia in a cohort of patients age ≥50 with type 1 diabetes.

Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.

Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Racial/ethnic differences seen in the association of aldosterone with incident type 2 diabetes.

Reducing HF Hospitalization Risk: Antidiabetic Drug Classes Compared

Reducing HF Hospitalization Risk: Antidiabetic Drug Classes Compared

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The authors searched for randomized placebo-controlled trials (December 1, 2008 to November 24, 2017) involving 3 pharmacologic classes of antidiabetic medications to compare the effects of these agents on the risk of hospitalization for HF in T2DM patients.

T1D, Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Infection Development

T1D, Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Infection Development

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Researchers found that patients with T1DM and poor glycemic control were more frequently diagnosed with infections.

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1D

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1D

Excess risk differed by up to 5 times across different diagnosis age groups.

Assessing the Evidence of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes

Assessing the Evidence of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes

The substantial burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes has led to the exploration of various cardiovascular disease prevention strategies, including the use of aspirin.

FDA: Cases of Rare Gangrene of Genital Area Tied to Diabetes Drug Class

FDA: Cases of Rare Gangrene of Genital Area Tied to Diabetes Drug Class

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The infection developed within several months of the patients starting SGLT2 therapy and the drug was discontinued in most cases. All patients required surgery and there was 1 reported death.

PedsQL 3.2 Diabetes Modules Display Excellent Measurement Ability

PedsQL 3.2 Diabetes Modules Display Excellent Measurement Ability

The PedsQL 3.2 can assist in identify new and existing therapeutic interventions for individuals with different diabetes-specific health-related quality of life profiles.

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increase in Diabetes Prescription Fills

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increase in Diabetes Prescription Fills

Fills for insulin and newer medications increased by 40 and 39%, respectively.

High Prevalence of Diabetes in Those With Severe Mental Illness

High Prevalence of Diabetes in Those With Severe Mental Illness

Prevalences of diabetes and prediabetes higher among racial/ethnic minorities with mental illness.

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy With Electroacupuncture

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy With Electroacupuncture

Investigators sought to determine the safety and efficacy of electroacupuncture for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients

Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients

Physicians can stress the factors in a patient's control and change messaging about the condition.

FDA to Review Gimoti for Diabetic Gastroparesis in Adult Women

FDA to Review Gimoti for Diabetic Gastroparesis in Adult Women

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The FDA has set a Prescription Drug User Fee Act target date of April 1, 2019.

Fasting Insulin vs Hemoglobin A1c: Are We Getting It Right?

Fasting Insulin vs Hemoglobin A1c: Are We Getting It Right?

The early diagnosis and management of prediabetes will have a significant impact on patient outcomes and healthcare spending.

Insulin analogs compared to NPH not associated with reduced hypoglycemia-related hospitalizations

In this retrospective cohort study, for patients with type 2 diabetes, initiation of a basal insulin analog compared with NPH insulin was not associated with a reduced risk of hypoglycemia-related ED visits or hospital admissions.

Low-Carb Diet May Reduce HbA1c More Than Low-Fat Diet in T2D

Low-Carb Diet May Reduce HbA1c More Than Low-Fat Diet in T2D

Investigators compared low-carbohydrate with low-fat diet on glucose control and other metabolic and anthropometric variables in T2D.

Hepatic Markers Linked to Early Predictors of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

Hepatic Markers Linked to Early Predictors of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

Circulating hepatic markers may predict the risk for diabetes in women.

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