Highest excess risk for mortality, CV mortality, heart failure, CHD seen for T2DM patients diagnosed before 40
Unauthorized, preowned test strips could cause infection, inaccuracy
Leading dietary risk factors for deaths, DALYs include high sodium intake, low intake of whole grains
Investigators examined glucose tolerance defined by hemoglobin A1c to the oral glucose tolerance test.
Ever use of statins associated with 38 percent increased risk for incident type 2 diabetes
Risk higher for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal mortality; lower risk for cancer mortality
No increase in serious hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia after switch from analogue to human insulin
In a Finnish study, the cumulative risk for end-stage renal disease among patients with newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes was less than 1% at 20 years.
Currently, there is no effective generic alternative to brand-name insulin
Suppressing albuminuria should be an important target of therapy, according to investigators.