Duration-dependent beneficial effects of metformin, sulfonylurea, and thiazolidinedione use on COPD exacerbation have been observed in patients with COPD and diabetes.
Researchers evaluated the prevalence of pharmacologic osteoporosis prevention among nursing home residents and assessed its association with patient characteristics.
Additional safety data on testosterone therapy are needed before it can be used to prevent type 2 diabetes.
There may be an association between physical activity and osteoporosis prevention among individuals aged at least 65 years.
Decrease in alcohol consumption, easier diabetes control perception were factors associated with better glycemic control
Remission rates greater in younger participants and those with short diabetes duration, higher HOMA percentage B
Among noncritical hospitalized COVID-19 patients, admission hyperglycemia is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality.
Prior metabolic surgery and subsequent weight loss are associated with reduced rates of hospital admission for COVID-19.
From 2016 to 2019, there was an increase in prepregnancy obesity in the United States, according to the CDC.
Whether successful treatment of depression reduces the risk for progression needs to be determined.
Adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) who were also obese had worse disease-specific health-related quality of life compared to patients of normal weight.
The FDA has approved therapies for the treatment of COVID-19, leukemia, Ebola, and pediatric adrenocortical insufficiency in October 2020.
An intensive lifestyle intervention was found to be associated with a significant loss of fat mass and lean mass in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Transgender persons who present for gender-affirming hormone therapy may be at an elevated cardiovascular risk.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who have higher levels of HbA1c are at increased risk for hospital admission for acute exacerbations.
Researchers sought to identify the association between proinflammatory and hyperinsulinemic diets with type 2 diabetes risk.
Evidence suggests that a class of drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B can reduce a patient’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Researchers compared mortality and life expectancy among patients treated with bariatric surgery or usual obesity care to examine the impact of bariatric surgery’s affect on life expectancy.
Serotonergic antidepressants are effective for sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women even without major depressive disorder.
The FDA approved therapies to treat pain, type 2 diabetes, hormone deficiency, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in September 2020.