Type 2 Diabetes Information Center Archive
Intensive blood pressure control and fenofibrate use in patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease may increase the risk for adverse kidney events.
Gastric banding and metformin resulted in similar improvements in insulin sensitivity in moderately obese adults with impaired glucose tolerance or mild T2D over a 2-year period.
Researchers found that higher levels of fatty acid biomarkers 15:0, 17:0, and trans-16:1n7 were inversely associated with risk for T2D.
Researchers analyzed how improvements in metabolic syndrome may impact the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in patients with prediabetes.
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.
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.
Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria.
SGLT-2i exhibited superior effects in terms of weight loss and did not increase the risk for hypoglycemia in dual therapy with sulfonylurea.
Racial/ethnic differences seen in the association of aldosterone with incident type 2 diabetes.
WHO has developed guidelines for selecting therapy for treatment intensiﬁcation in type 2 diabetes and on the use of insulin in type 1 and 2 diabetes in resource-poor settings.
Investigators aimed to assess the effect of psychotropic medications, BMI, duration of schizophrenia, number of hospitalizations, and physical activity on the risk for T2D.
Benefit seen for adoption of healthy lifestyle even after T2DM diagnosis made.
Patients who received gastric bypass surgery had lower rates of diabetic neuropathy at follow up that remained stable throughout the study.
The early diagnosis and management of prediabetes will have a significant impact on patient outcomes and healthcare spending.
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.
Investigators compared low-carbohydrate with low-fat diet on glucose control and other metabolic and anthropometric variables in T2D.
Circulating hepatic markers may predict the risk for diabetes in women.
This represents the prospective study confirming an independent relationship between cardiovascular mortality and oxidative DNA damage in type 2 diabetes.
Compared with human neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin, basal insulin analogs do not reduce risk of hypoglycemia-linked ED visits or hospital admissions in T2D.
The relationship between bullous pemphigoid and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes.
Investigators analyzed real world data to examine the risk for below-knee amputations in patients with type 2 diabetes taking canagliflozin vs other medications.
Investigators examined the efficacy of liraglutide for the prevention of dementia in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes.
Investigators examined the effectiveness of oral agents vs insulin as an initial treatment option for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Investigators examined the incidence and outcomes of pneumonia in patients with acute ischemic stroke and type 2 diabetes.
MEDI0382 reduced body weight and normalized fasting and postprandial blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Investigators examined the prevalence of chronic kidney disease in adults with type 1 diabetes compared with type 2 diabetes.
Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors
Per-person diabetes-attributable costs ranged from 374 in New Mexico to 1,610 in Washington, D.C.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists significantly reduce mortality rates compared with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors.
The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.
A 68-year-old patient with type 2 diabetes presents to a urologist to evaluate funguria, and a CT scan showed right hydroureteronephrosis.
Patients with type 2 diabetes have a greater risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease when using dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.
ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.
A high fiber diet promotes gut bacteria that helps blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The American College of Physicians has developed recommendation statements to guide clinicians in selecting targets for pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.
The incidence of ovarian cancer was not related to metformin or statin usage among women with type 2 diabetes.
Women with gestational diabetes have a greater risk of developing T2D and cardiovascular events than women who were not previously diagnosed with the disease.
With the help of a doctor and a weight loss plan, new research suggests type 2 diabetes can be reversed in less than a year.
The FDA has approved semaglutide injection as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Primary care referral to Weight Watchers meetings is associated with weight loss, HbA1c reduction.
Statins are associated with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, especially for high-risk individuals.
Type 2 diabetes risk is increased in young adults through antidepressant use, specifically the duration of use and the cumulative dose.
CBGT did not prevent overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes from regaining weight lost during weight loss programs.
Type 2 diabetes is greater with second-generation antipsychotics than with non-second-generation antipsychotic psychotropic medications for patients aged 6 to 25 years.
After the inclusion of recent negative studies, a statistically significant association between AD use and diabetes was observed.
Sleep duration for 1 hour longer was associated with lower BMI, fat mass, insulin resistance, and fasting glucose but had no effect on HbA1c or cardiovascular risk.
Lifestyle interventions maintain glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Women who experienced early menopause were 2.4 times more likely to develop diabetes.
Adulthood weight gain is associated with an increased risk of major chronic diseases and mortality.
The annual screening could decrease negative health outcomes and may be a cost-effective way to reduce complications.
Degludec is noninferior to glargine regarding the incidence of major cardiovascular events among patients with type 2 diabetes.
Compared with current use of metformin + sulfonylurea, the use of thiazolidinediones + metformin was associated with an increased risk of community-acquired pneumonia.
Adolescents with type 2 diabetes decreased HbA1c levels after using insulin pump therapy for a 3-month period.
A high BMI is associated with an increased risk for severe liver disease, and the risk is higher in those who also have type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The Stepping Up model of care produced a clinically and significantly significant improvement in HbA1c among adults with type 2 diabetes managed in primary care.
Suboptimal intake of 10 specific dietary factors is associated with a substantial proportion of deaths due to heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes.
Vildagliptin lowers blood pressure and elevates heart rate, while metformin increases heart rate with no effect on blood pressure.
Applying necessary lifestyle changes as well as incorporating pharmaceutical drugs will improve diabetes in patients compared to drugs alone.
A 63-year-old man with type 2 diabetes was admitted to the hospital to undergo right robotic partial nephrectomy.
Researchers observed a reduced risk of all-cause mortality and CVD with dapagliflozin and a lower risk of mortality with dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitors.
Pharmacotherapy and combination therapy may be a better alternative to the ACP's diabetes treatment guidelines.
Fasting glucose is specific but not sensitive, and HbA1c is neither sensitive nor specific.
Men with diabetes, but not women, had excess mortality risk associated with depression and anxiety.
The ACP has updated the 2012 guideline to provide clinical recommendations of oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Women may have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes with low levels of sex hormone-binding globulin and high levels of total estradiol.
Intensification of therapy within 6 months of metformin monotherapy failure resulted in rapid attainment of A1c goals.
A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
Canagliflozin 100 mg or 300 mg slowed kidney decline compared with glimepiride.
The once-daily injection works to improve glycemic control.
A patient with type 2 diabetes is undergoing dialysis and needs to control his HbA1c levels while fasting during Ramadan.
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.
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.
The FDA will add warnings about heart failure risk to the labels of type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin.
A patient with type 2 diabetes presents with elevated microalbumin levels and a recent history of elevated glucose due to bedtime snacking.
High body weight percentage may increase mortality, and poor physical fitness in youth can increase diabetes risk later in life.
The CPAP group had a larger decrease in HbA1c levels after 6 months.
The ADA has published the 2016 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes that outline the best practices for diabetes care and management.
Once-weekly GLP-1RAs reduced HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose.
Current evidence is inadequate to determine how DPP-4 inhibitors affect the risk of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.
A statin plus extended-release niacin reduces apoB-48 concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes, compared with a statin alone.
More than 60% of the 31,545 patients analyzed between 2001 and 2013 underwent HbA1c at least four times per year.
Breastfeeding for 2 or more months may reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in mothers previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
Patients with type 2 diabetes and severe insulin resistance may require large doses of insulin to achieve glycemic control.
Three renal biomarkers - AKI, albuminuria, and eGFR - can predict adverse outcomes in diabetes, according to a study published in Diabetes Care.
A meta-analysis of 88 studies show a concrete link between current smokers and an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes.
Clinicians should screen all asymptomatic, obese adults for abnormal blood glucose levels, says the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force.
Daytime sleepiness and long naps may be associated with significantly increased risks of developing type 2 diabetes.
Almost half of adults in the United States have either type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, though many are undiagnosed.
SGLT2 receptor blockers are only approved for type 2 diabetes.
Glyxambi is adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both empagliflozin and linagliptin is appropriate.
The FDA released a warning that DPP-4 inhibitors may lead to severe joint pain in patients with T2DM.
Using long-acting insulin in type 2 diabetes does not increase the risk for acute myocardial infarction.
People with type 2 diabetes who skipped breakfast had a higher risk of postprandial hyperglycemia.
Eating carbohydrates last helped lower glucose levels, especially if vegetables and proteins were eaten first.
After adjustment for age and sex, standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were higher in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for all outcomes.
Current insulin treatments and new agents to manage diabetes may be prohibitively expensive for patients without health insurance.
Creating better long-term, sustained relationship between patients and providers improves patient satisfaction and adherence to treatment.
With metformin, mean score for gastrointestinal side effects higher for gastritis subjects over four weeks.
The glycated hemoglobin in the intensive control group was 6.9%, on average. For those on standard care, the glycated hemoglobin average was 8.4%.
The vegan group had lost 15 pounds, on average, versus about one pound in the comparison group.