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But sulfonylureas still most common drugs initiated as second-line treatment.
But significant improvements in HbA1c testing and awareness seen, except in those aged 20 to 44.
Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes.
Findings among a large study of Norwegian children followed for 40-plus years.
From 1995 to 2015, the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among patients starting hemodialysis increased from 67.9% to 87.6% and from 43.1% to 59.6%, respectively.
In any Diabetes Prevention Program treatment group, statin use tied to increased diabetes risk.
Incidence of end-stage renal disease has declined but affects substantial portion of long-term T1D patients.
27% of CV deaths in diabetes patients with atherosclerotic CVD are categorized as sudden death.
Individualized management should include education, glycemic management plans, target HbA1c.
Stratification of T2D by HbA1c shows U-shaped associations for first hospitalization and mortality.
Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone.
Phase 3 studies next to assess longer-term/clinical outcomes, safety.
Adding sulfonylurea or metformin to insulin decreases HbA1c about 1
Case report describes treatment of female patient who attempted suicide with metformin overdose.
Greater drop in HbA1c with DPP4i added to alpha glucosidase inhibitor, with no increase in weight.
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