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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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Women on Insulin Have More Hypoglycemia, Less Glycemic Control

Women on Insulin Have More Hypoglycemia, Less Glycemic Control

Women have smaller improvement in HbA1c and more hypoglycemia and nocturnal hypoglycemia.

More than 1 in 3 Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome

More than 1 in 3 Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome

Age a strong influencer; almost 50% of people 60 and older have the condition.

Diabetes Assessments During Eye Visits Don't Improve HbA1C

Diabetes Assessments During Eye Visits Don't Improve HbA1C

No benefit for personalized education, diabetes risk assessment performed during ophthalmologic visits.

Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function.

CV Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts T1DM Urological Complications

CV Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts T1DM Urological Complications

Increased odds of erectile dysfunction and/or lower urinary tract symptoms in men with T1DM.

Early Insulin Improves HbA1C in Diabetic Seniors

Early Insulin Improves HbA1C in Diabetic Seniors

Benefits for early insulin initiation without increasing risk of hypoglycemia, health care costs.

Baby Boomers Living Longer But with Health Problems

Baby Boomers Living Longer But with Health Problems

But nearly half take a prescription cardiovascular drug, almost a fifth have diabetes.

Skip One Sugary Drink Daily, Lower Diabetes Risk

Skip One Sugary Drink Daily, Lower Diabetes Risk

Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered risk by 25%.

Discharge Disposition Affects Transplant Patient Readmission Risk

Discharge Disposition Affects Transplant Patient Readmission Risk

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.