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Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors

Healthday US Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State

US Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State

Per-person diabetes-attributable costs ranged from 374 in New Mexico to 1,610 in Washington, D.C.

News Diabetes and Mortality: Comparing SGLT-2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Agonists, and DPP-4 Inhibitors

Diabetes and Mortality: Comparing SGLT-2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Agonists, and DPP-4 Inhibitors

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.

News Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.

Feature Case Study in Diabetes: Fungal Infections

Case Study in Diabetes: Fungal Infections

A 68-year-old patient with type 2 diabetes presents to a urologist to evaluate funguria, and a CT scan showed right hydroureteronephrosis.

News Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk Associated with DPP-4 Inhibitor Use

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk Associated with DPP-4 Inhibitor Use

Patients with type 2 diabetes have a greater risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease when using dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.

Opinion ACP supports higher HbA1c targets for pharmacotherapy in adults with T2D

ACP supports higher HbA1c targets for pharmacotherapy in adults with T2D

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.

Video High fiber diet beneficial for gut bacteria development in type 2 diabetes

High fiber diet beneficial for gut bacteria development in type 2 diabetes

A high fiber diet promotes gut bacteria that helps blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

News New type 2 diabetes guideline recommends more moderate HbA1c target

New type 2 diabetes guideline recommends more moderate HbA1c target

The American College of Physicians has developed recommendation statements to guide clinicians in selecting targets for pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Healthday Metformin, statins not associated with ovarian cancer

Metformin, statins not associated with ovarian cancer

The incidence of ovarian cancer was not related to metformin or statin usage among women with type 2 diabetes.

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