In overweight and obese women, administering probiotics during the second trimester of pregnancy did not reduce the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Diabetes Care. Researchers conducted the Study of Probiotics In Gestation (SPRING), a prospective,double-blind, randomized controlled trial of probiotics vs placebo, to analyze whether probiotics prevented GDM…
PCOS one of most influential predictors of T2DM after adjustment for BMI, education, family history.
Estimated difference in test scores 0.45 after adjustment for variables such as socioeconomic status.
Introduction of the oral rotovirus vaccine in Australia was associated with a decline in the incidence of type 1 diabetes.
Albiglutide is available in other countries, and this trial may serve as an impetus for its reintroduction in the United States, particularly if follow-up results show a survival advantage with albiglutide.
Maternal glycemia during pregnancy may influence childhood glucose and insulin resistance regardless of BMI and family history of diabetes.
Investigators examine characteristics associated with disordered eating behaviors in teenagers with type 1 diabetes.
Recommendations suggest doctors prescribe individualized exercise training for these patients.
Fracture risk up with T2DM and current use of rosiglitazone, pioglitazone regardless of glycemic control.
For individuals with normal fasting glucose but not those with impaired fasting glucose, a higher number of ideal cardiovascular health components correlates with a lower risk for diabetes.
Less than 60% of patients with diabetes given HbA1c, lipid profile tests in preceding 12 months.
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.
The ADA published its 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, an evidence-based document intended to provide clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders in the diabetes treatment landscape with up-to-date recommendations.
Treatment of thyroid disease, severe infections, glucagon prescriptions, and diabetic retinopathy occur more frequently in individuals with type 1 diabetes who are subsequently diagnosed with Addison disease.
Prevalence of active migraine decreased linearly in the 24 years prior to diabetes diagnosis.
Patients with stable type 2 diabetes may be unnecessarily self-monitoring blood glucose levels despite this practice being recognized as a low-value service.
Brain atrophy does not appear to mediate the diabetes-cognition relationship.
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population.
Could type of clinician rendering care influence outcomes for patients with diabetes?
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.