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Joint Pain Linked to DPP-4 Inhibitor Use by Type 2 Diabetics

Joint Pain Linked to DPP-4 Inhibitor Use by Type 2 Diabetics

FDA advises diabetes patients taking DPP-inhibitors who experience severe joint pain to contact their doctors.

Periodontal Disease Predicts Coronary Calcium Buildup in Diabetics

Periodontal Disease Predicts Coronary Calcium Buildup in Diabetics

No link with coronary artery calcium progression for individuals without diabetes.

Nonalbuminuric CKD May Increase Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Nonalbuminuric CKD May Increase Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Nonalbuminuric chronic kidney disease was linked to increases in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but not albuminuria or end-stage renal disease.

Diabetes Patients Satisfied With Once-Weekly Dulaglutide

Diabetes Patients Satisfied With Once-Weekly Dulaglutide

Improvement in patient satisfaction, decrease in perceived frequency of hyperglycemia.

Antibiotic Use Tied to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Antibiotic Use Tied to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it.

Metformin May Lower Glucose via the Intestine

Metformin May Lower Glucose via the Intestine

Dissociation of glycemic effect from plasma exposure with gut-restricted metformin.

Bulimic Patients at Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Bulimic Patients at Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Increased risk in patients versus controls; higher lifetime prevalence for patients, especially males.

Using Lipid Guidelines in Diabetes Care

Using Lipid Guidelines in Diabetes Care

Speakers address the different guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and discuss how best to incorporate them into clinical practice.

Long-Acting Analog Insulin Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Risk in T2DM

Long-Acting Analog Insulin Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Risk in T2DM

No significant difference in risk for long-acting analog, other basal insulin therapies.

Acetaminophen Boosts CGM Glucose Readings

Acetaminophen Boosts CGM Glucose Readings

CGM glucose values increased versus blood glucose meter values in acetaminophen challenge.

Eat Spicy Foods, Live Longer, Study Suggests

Eat Spicy Foods, Live Longer, Study Suggests

Regularly eating chili peppers, other spicy foods linked to lower mortality risk during study period.

Liraglutide Effective for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

Liraglutide Effective for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

More weight loss for 3.0 mg liraglutide versus placebo among overweight/obese with type 2 diabetes.

Metformin May Lower LDL Cholesterol

Metformin May Lower LDL Cholesterol

Possible metabolic mechanism includes activation of AMPK, FADS suppression.

Insulin Pump Linked to Reduced Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Pump Linked to Reduced Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Long-term use of insulin pump reduces fatal coronary heart disease, CVD, all-cause mortality.

Work Disability in Diabetes Due to Mental and Musculoskeletal Problems

Work Disability in Diabetes Due to Mental and Musculoskeletal Problems

Increased risk of work disability mainly attributed to mental, musculoskeletal, circulatory disorders.

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