Type 2 Diabetes Information Center

Low-Risk Patients With T2D May Be Self-Testing Blood Glucose Too Often

Low-Risk Patients With T2D May Be Self-Testing Blood Glucose Too Often

Patients with stable type 2 diabetes may be unnecessarily self-monitoring blood glucose levels despite this practice being recognized as a low-value service.

Healthday T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults

T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults

Brain atrophy does not appear to mediate the diabetes-cognition relationship.

News ACC Releases Consensus Decision Pathway for CVD Risk Reduction in T2D and ASCVD

ACC Releases Consensus Decision Pathway for CVD Risk Reduction in T2D and ASCVD

The American College of Cardiology published an expert consensus statement regarding decision considerations for novel cardiovascular risk reduction therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

News Empagliflozin Effectively Reduces Risk for Heart Failure Hospitalization

Empagliflozin Effectively Reduces Risk for Heart Failure Hospitalization

Approximately 50% of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes worldwide, and approximately two-thirds of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes in the US are caused by cardiovascular disease.

News ADA Issues Position Statement on Comprehensive Care for Pediatric T2D

ADA Issues Position Statement on Comprehensive Care for Pediatric T2D

The American Diabetes Association issued a position statement outlining the recognition, management, and prevention of T2D in the pediatric population.

News Type 2 Diabetes May Have Adverse Effect on Parkinson Disease Symptoms, Outcomes

Type 2 Diabetes May Have Adverse Effect on Parkinson Disease Symptoms, Outcomes

Patients with both Parkinson disease and type 2 diabetes were more likely to have cardiovascular comorbidities than those with only Parkinson disease.

News Exposure to Ready-to-Eat Food Outlets Associated With Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Exposure to Ready-to-Eat Food Outlets Associated With Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Access to ready-to-eat outlets that sell food for instant consumption is associated with greater risk for type 2 diabetes.

Healthday ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk

ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk

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.

News Gastric Banding vs Metformin for Improved Insulin Sensitivity in Mild T2D

Gastric Banding vs Metformin for Improved Insulin Sensitivity in Mild T2D

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.

News Biomarkers of Dairy Fat Consumption Inversely Associated With Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Biomarkers of Dairy Fat Consumption Inversely Associated With Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers found that higher levels of fatty acid biomarkers 15:0, 17:0, and trans-16:1n7 were inversely associated with risk for T2D.

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