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Nutrition Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.

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Diabetes, COPD Raise Post-Kidney Transplant Readmission Rates

Diabetes, COPD Raise Post-Kidney Transplant Readmission Rates

Patients discharged with home health or to a skilled nursing facility also were more likely to be readmitted.

Diabetic Donor Kidneys Associated with Worse Outcomes

Diabetic Donor Kidneys Associated with Worse Outcomes

Recipients of diabetic donor kidneys—especially diabetic recipients—are at increased risk of graft loss and death.

Mortality After CABG Higher in Diabetics

Mortality After CABG Higher in Diabetics

CABG patients with type 1 diabetes had twice the mortality risk, while type 2 patients had a smaller but significant increased risk.

Many Diabetes Patients Feel Pill Burden

Many Diabetes Patients Feel Pill Burden

Type 2 diabetes and its associated comorbidities often require polypharmacotherapy, which may result in poor adherence to treatment.

Mortality Risk Rises with Hyperglycemic Crises

Mortality Risk Rises with Hyperglycemic Crises

Among geriatric patients with new-onset diabetes, mortality risk is up with a hyperglycemic crisis episode.

Exercise Training Effective for CKD Patients

Exercise Training Effective for CKD Patients

Over 12 months, the exercise intervention increased participants' activity level by 2 or more metabolic equivalents.

Metformin Plus GERD Medications Diminish Vitamin B12

Metformin Plus GERD Medications Diminish Vitamin B12

Concomitant use of these medications may result in B12 deficiency-induced neuropathy.

Undetected Diabetes Common in Heart Attack Patients

Undetected Diabetes Common in Heart Attack Patients

Underlying diabetes affected 1 in 10 heart attack patients, yet was recognized by the care team only a third of the time.

High-dose Insulin May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

High-dose Insulin May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Daily capsules trigger protective immune response in high-risk children.

Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Prolonged androgen deprivation treatment ups risk in older men with prostate cancer, especially those with comorbidities.

Gestational Diabetes May Up Autism Risk

Gestational Diabetes May Up Autism Risk

High blood glucose might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says.

No Mortality Benefit Seen with Diabetes Screening

No Mortality Benefit Seen with Diabetes Screening

Treatment of impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance can delay progression to diabetes.

Watch Less Television, Dodge Diabetes?

Watch Less Television, Dodge Diabetes?

For every hour spent watching TV, the risk of diabetes increased 3.4%.

Exercise Cuts Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Perception

Exercise Cuts Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Perception

Aerobic exercise intervention doesn't appear to change pain severity measures

Third-Line Therapy Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

Third-Line Therapy Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

TZD effective post metformin and exenatide; exenatide effective post metformin and glimepiride.