Diabetes

Acute Kidney Injury Increases Risk for Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Pts

Acute Kidney Injury Increases Risk for Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Pts

AKI associated with 27% increased risk of hypoglycemia among patients with diabetes.

Diabetes, Prediabetes History Linked to Calcified Plaque

Diabetes, Prediabetes History Linked to Calcified Plaque

Diabetes and prediabetes duration also tied to worse subclinical systolic function, diastolic relaxation.

Excess Mortality Found for All BMIs in Type 2 Diabetes

Excess Mortality Found for All BMIs in Type 2 Diabetes

Nadir at BMI of 25 to 30 kg/m stepwise increase to peak for patients with BMI 40 kg/m

Blood Glucose Meter Compatibility with Lancets and Test Strips

Blood Glucose Meter Compatibility with Lancets and Test Strips chart

Diabetes Treatments

Antidiabetic agents for the treatment of diabetes including maintenance and max doses chart.

Device May Improve Extendin-4 Delivery in Type 2 Diabetes

Device May Improve Extendin-4 Delivery in Type 2 Diabetes

System allows glucose-responsive, closed-loop release to improve therapeutic performance of Ex4.

Study: ESRD Risk in Type 1 Diabetes Pts Has Declined

Study: ESRD Risk in Type 1 Diabetes Pts Has Declined

Relative risk of end-stage renal disease was 0.13 in those diagnosed in 1995-2011 versus 1965-1979.

More Than One in Five US Veterans Has Diabetes

More Than One in Five US Veterans Has Diabetes

Over 20% of US veterans were diagnosed with diabetes from 2013 to 2014.

Strict Glycemic Control May Increase Remission in New-onset T2DM

Strict Glycemic Control May Increase Remission in New-onset T2DM

Newly diagnosed T2D patients who strictly maintain glycemic targets may go into remission in 1 year.

Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle Effectively Reduces Diabetes

Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle Effectively Reduces Diabetes

Reduced incidence seen with lifestyle changes, meds; however, effect of meds is short-lived.

Delayed-release Niacin Benefits Prediabetes, Diabetes

Delayed-release Niacin Benefits Prediabetes, Diabetes

Delayed-release Niacin may be beneficial to patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Dietary Fat Cuts HbA1c-Lowering Effect of DPP4i Monotherapy

Dietary Fat Cuts HbA1c-Lowering Effect of DPP4i Monotherapy

Saturated fat intake significantly decreases in HbA1c-lowering effect in DPP4i monotherapy in patients with diabetes.

Lower BP Targets Reduce Cardiovascular Events Risk

Lower BP Targets Reduce Cardiovascular Events Risk

Intensive BP drops may lower cardiovascular risks in both patients with and without diabetes.

Pre-Op Liraglutide Reduces Post-Op Plasma Glucose in Diabetes Pts

Pre-Op Liraglutide Reduces Post-Op Plasma Glucose in Diabetes Pts

In patients with T2DM, taking liraglutide before surgery may be associated with reduced post-op plasma glucose levels.

TIMI Risk Score Predicts Atherothrombotic Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

TIMI Risk Score Predicts Atherothrombotic Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

Atherothrombotic disease risk assessment based upon 10 readily available clinical variables.

More Intense Treatment, Worse Quality of Life in Diabetes

More Intense Treatment, Worse Quality of Life in Diabetes

Measuring the quality of life and status of health is imperative in patients with diabetes.

FDA Approves Short Acting Insulin Drug for Diabetes

FDA Approves Short Acting Insulin Drug for Diabetes

The FDA just approved a new short-acting insulin drug, Admelog, for patients with either T1D or T2D.

Primary Care-led Weight Loss Leads to T2DM Remission

Primary Care-led Weight Loss Leads to T2DM Remission

Remission was linked to 46% patients in intensive weight management programs.

FDA Approves Semiglutide for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Semiglutide for Type 2 Diabetes

Semaglutide helps patients with diabetes reduce blood glucose levels and lower body weight.

Antibiotic-Diabetes Link Questioned

Antibiotic-Diabetes Link Questioned

Lifestyle and clinical factors could have been misinterpreted, linking antibiotics to risk of diabetes.

Greater Adherence With Certain Type 2 Diabetes Meds

Greater Adherence With Certain Type 2 Diabetes Meds

Sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones adherence was stronger than metformin adherence.

Diabetic CKD Patients Survive Longer With Metformin

Diabetic CKD Patients Survive Longer With Metformin

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Diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease starting treatment with metformin have a 36% decreased risk of death compared with those starting on a sulfonylurea, study finds.

Severe Hypoglycemia a Red Flag for Cardiovascular Risks

Severe Hypoglycemia a Red Flag for Cardiovascular Risks

Severe hypoglycemia is associated with coronary heart disease, cardiovascular mortality, and cancer mortality.

Diabetes Disparities Tied to Chemically Induced Endocrine Inhibition

Diabetes Disparities Tied to Chemically Induced Endocrine Inhibition

Chemicals that inhibit endocrine functions may be associated with contrasts in diabetes-linked racial and socioeconomic disparities.

Diabetes With High BMI Ups Risk of Some Cancers

Diabetes With High BMI Ups Risk of Some Cancers

The combined effects of high BMI and diabetes resulted in 5.6% of all incident cancers in 2012.

CVD Hospitalization Rates Have Declined for Diabetes Patients

CVD Hospitalization Rates Have Declined for Diabetes Patients

For patients with diabetes, there was a significant decrease in hospitalization rates for acute coronary syndrome, cardiac dysrhythmia, heart failure, and certain strokes.

Increasing β-blocker Dose May Lower Death Risk in CHF With Diabetes

Increasing β-blocker Dose May Lower Death Risk in CHF With Diabetes

Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Trends: Metformin Use Up, Sulfonylurea Use Down

Type 2 Diabetes Trends: Metformin Use Up, Sulfonylurea Use Down

But sulfonylureas still most common drugs initiated as second-line treatment.

No Improvement in Glycemic Control in Recent Decade

No Improvement in Glycemic Control in Recent Decade

But significant improvements in HbA1c testing and awareness seen, except in those aged 20 to 44.

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Increased for Children With Diabetes

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Increased for Children With Diabetes

Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes.

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