Diabetes

FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones

FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones

Changes will describe hypoglycemic coma and clarify and identify mental health side effects.

Diabetes Treatments

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

Working More Than 45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women

Working More Than 45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women

Increased risk seen for women but not men; slightly attenuated after adjustment for mediating factors.

FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

Eversense CGM, which has fully implantable sensor to detect glucose, approved for adults with diabetes.

Metformin Added to Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Survival

Metformin Added to Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Survival

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Metformin plus androgen deprivation therapy is associated with a lower death risk vs ADT alone in men without diabetes, study of US veterans shows.

ADA: Closed-Loop Insulin Improves Glycemic Control

ADA: Closed-Loop Insulin Improves Glycemic Control

Better glycemic control than conventional subcutaneous insulin therapy in patients with T2DM.

Aspirin Use Doesn't Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients

Aspirin Use Doesn't Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients

In subgroup analyses, reduced incidence of cancer seen in participants aged younger than 65 years.

HbA1c Targets Should Be Personalized in Type 2 Diabetes

HbA1c Targets Should Be Personalized in Type 2 Diabetes

Target HbA1c 7 to 8 for most patients with T2DM; deintensification of tx with HbA1c 6.5

Elevated NT-proBNP Found to Up Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM

Elevated NT-proBNP Found to Up Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM

Independently linked to major cardiovascular events, especially heart failure hospitalizations.

Diabetes Meds Reconciliation May Reduce Risk of ER Visits

Diabetes Meds Reconciliation May Reduce Risk of ER Visits

Medication reconciliation linked to lower risk of combined ER visits, hospitalization over 6 months.

CKD Prevalence, Progression Rate High Among Elderly Diabetics

CKD Prevalence, Progression Rate High Among Elderly Diabetics

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In a South Korean study, nearly 60% of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes had chronic kidney disease at baseline.

Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors.

Metformin Can Be Used Safely at Lower Levels of Renal Function

Metformin Can Be Used Safely at Lower Levels of Renal Function

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New study shows metformin is not associated with an increased risk of acidosis in patients with type 2 diabetes and an eGFR of 30 to 60 mL/min/1.73 m2.

Elevated HbA1c Usually Leads to Prompt Tx Start, Intensification

Elevated HbA1c Usually Leads to Prompt Tx Start, Intensification

Within 6 months of elevated HbA1c, rate of initiation 63%, rate of intensification 82%.

ESRD Risk Small Among Type 2 Diabetics

ESRD Risk Small Among Type 2 Diabetics

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Type 2 diabetes is among the leading causes of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but the estimated cumulative risk of ESRD at 20 years after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is less than 1%.

Insulin Pen Devices

Insulin Pen Devices comparison chart for patients with diabetes mellitus.

2003 to 2014 Saw Rise in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions

2003 to 2014 Saw Rise in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions

Decrease in length of stay and mortality, but increase in mean hospital charges during study period.

Diabetes Ups Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

Diabetes Ups Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

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Women with type 2 diabetes have a 1.5-fold higher risk of renal cell carcinoma compared with non-diabetic women.

Glyburide Not Noninferior to Insulin for Gestational Diabetes

Glyburide Not Noninferior to Insulin for Gestational Diabetes

Frequency of primary outcome was 27.6 and 23.4% in glyburide and insulin groups, respectively.

Insulins

Insulin products chart with pharmacokinetic properties.

Perioperative MACCEs More Common With Diabetes

Perioperative MACCEs More Common With Diabetes

Major adverse CV and cerebrovascular events with noncardiac sx have also increased in DM patients

Aortic Stiffness, Concentric LV Remodeling Linked in T2DM

Aortic Stiffness, Concentric LV Remodeling Linked in T2DM

Aortic distensibility independently linked to concentric left ventricular remodeling

Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes

Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes

Breakfast time mediates the association between morning-evening preference and BMI

Few US Adults Meet Most T2DM Risk Reduction Goals

Few US Adults Meet Most T2DM Risk Reduction Goals

Overall, 21, 29, and 13% meet goals for fruit, vegetable, and dairy intake, respectively

No Reduced CVD Risk for SBP <120 mm Hg in Type 2 Diabetes

No Reduced CVD Risk for SBP <120 mm Hg in Type 2 Diabetes

Increased risk of CVD for achieved systolic blood pressure of 120 versus 130 or 140 mm Hg

Fenofibrate Therapy Slows CKD Progression in Diabetics

Fenofibrate Therapy Slows CKD Progression in Diabetics

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In a study of patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers observed a significantly lower annual decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate among those treated with fenofibrates vs placebo.

Most Disliked Dialysis Dietary Restriction Is Limited Fluid Intake

Most Disliked Dialysis Dietary Restriction Is Limited Fluid Intake

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In a survey, nearly one-third of hemodialysis patients said they disliked fluid restriction.

DPP-4I Not Tied to Increased Risk of Acute Pancreatitis in Seniors

DPP-4I Not Tied to Increased Risk of Acute Pancreatitis in Seniors

Among adults with heart disease, risk increased with DPP-4I vs thiazolidinedione not sulfonylureas

Diabetes, HbA1c Linked to Adverse Outcomes After Surgery

Diabetes, HbA1c Linked to Adverse Outcomes After Surgery

DM tied to 6-month mortality, major complications, ICU admission, mechanical ventilation, LOS

Weight Loss Intervention Reduces Long-Term Disability in Diabetes

Weight Loss Intervention Reduces Long-Term Disability in Diabetes

10-year lifestyle, weight loss changes increased disability-free years in women, those without CVD

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