ADA 2017

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes May Be Possible With Tuberculosis Vaccine

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes May Be Possible With Tuberculosis Vaccine

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Data from a phase 1 study was presented at the 2017 ADA Scientific Sessions.

ADA: Clinical Benefit With Alirocumab in T2D Plus Statin Therapy

ADA: Clinical Benefit With Alirocumab in T2D Plus Statin Therapy

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Researchers presented data from the ODYSSEY DM Insulin and Dyslipidemia trials at ADA 2017.

Hypoglycemia Effectivey Managed With New Nasal Glucagon Device

Hypoglycemia Effectivey Managed With New Nasal Glucagon Device

Hypoglycemic episodes, moderate or severe, can effectively and efficiently be managed by nasal glucagon in adult patients with type 1 diabetes.

Extended-Release Naltrexone/Bupropion Efficacious for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

Extended-Release Naltrexone/Bupropion Efficacious for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

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Two studies examined the effects of naltrexone/bupropion on weight loss, glycemic parameters, and cardiovascular risks in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Glycemic Control and Mortality Risk With Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

Glycemic Control and Mortality Risk With Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

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Patients with type 2 diabetes taking statins after insulin initiation had better glycemic control, but their risk for mortality was higher compared with patients who did not take statins.

Ertugliflozin Plus Metformin Improves Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Ertugliflozin Plus Metformin Improves Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

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A randomized double-blind trial examined the safety and efficacy of ertugliflozin plus metformin for inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes.

Low-Carbohydrate vs Low-fat Diet Success In Patients With Prediabetes Differs According to Fasting Insulin Levels

Low-Carbohydrate vs Low-fat Diet Success In Patients With Prediabetes Differs According to Fasting Insulin Levels

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Fasting plasma glucose, insulin, and insulin sensitivity levels were measured to determine their prognostic value as markers for long-term weight loss.

Maternal Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes Lead to Increased Asthma Risk for Offspring

Maternal Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes Lead to Increased Asthma Risk for Offspring

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Researchers examined the relationship between maternal diabetes and asthma risk in children.

Mental Health Screenings in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Mental Health Screenings in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

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Mental health and behavioral screenings should be routine part of care for pediatric patients with diabetes

Device-Supported vs Routine Titration in Type 2 Diabetes

Device-Supported vs Routine Titration in Type 2 Diabetes

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More patients in the device-supported group achieved a fasting self-monitored plasma glucose target of 90 to 130 mg/dL at week 16 without severe hypoglycemia.

Transition-of-Care Algorithm Performs Well in Surgery Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Transition-of-Care Algorithm Performs Well in Surgery Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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HbA1c fell from 7.9%±2.0% at admission to 7.1%±1.5% at 3 months after discharge.

SPRINT Subanalysis: Intensive SBP Control in Prediabetes vs Normal Fasting Blood Glucose

SPRINT Subanalysis: Intensive SBP Control in Prediabetes vs Normal Fasting Blood Glucose

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Researchers conducted a subgroup analysis of the SPRINT clinical trial to determine whether intensive blood pressure treatment outcomes were similar in patients with prediabetes vs normal fasting blood glucose levels.

New Point-of-Care C Peptide Test Shows Promise

New Point-of-Care C Peptide Test Shows Promise

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A new point-of-care C peptide test may increase ease and access to testing for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Canagliflozin Reduces Cardiovascular Stress In Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Canagliflozin Reduces Cardiovascular Stress In Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Canagliflozin reduced levels of cardiovascular stress biomarkers N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide and high sensitivity troponin I.

Acetaminophen Interference With Blood Glucose Readings: What Clinicians Need to Know

Acetaminophen Interference With Blood Glucose Readings: What Clinicians Need to Know

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False blood glucose elevations, caused by medication interference, are common in critically ill children.

Ezetimibe Reduces LDL-C, Colesevelam Reduces HbA1c in Type 2 Diabetes

Ezetimibe Reduces LDL-C, Colesevelam Reduces HbA1c in Type 2 Diabetes

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At 3 months, ezetimibe produced greater reductions in LDL cholesterol, whereas colesevelam produced greater reductions in HbA1c levels.

Long-Term Testosterone Treatment Reduced HbA1c in Men With Hypogonadism and Type 2 Diabetes

Long-Term Testosterone Treatment Reduced HbA1c in Men With Hypogonadism and Type 2 Diabetes

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At 12 years of testosterone treatment, HbA1c decreased to 5.5±0.3%.

Dapagliflozin Improves Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Dapagliflozin Improves Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes

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Flow mediated dilation changes improved in patients who received dapagliflozin.

Glucose Tolerance, Triglyceride Levels in Prediabetes Improve With Sitagliptin

Glucose Tolerance, Triglyceride Levels in Prediabetes Improve With Sitagliptin

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Sitagliptin improved glucose excursion and lowered triglyceride levels in men with prediabetes who were also overweight.

GLP-1 Analog Counteracts Antipsychotic-Induced Glucose Intolerance, Weight Gain

GLP-1 Analog Counteracts Antipsychotic-Induced Glucose Intolerance, Weight Gain

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Interventions seeking to counteract antipsychotic-induced weight gain and cardiometabolic disturbances have had limited success.

Nerve Decompression Potentially Beneficial  in Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Nerve Decompression Potentially Beneficial in Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

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Researchers assessed whether neurolysis could alleviate pain associated with diabetic neuropathy.

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

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Neonates did not differ in terms of birthweight, fat mass, body fat percentage, and sum of skinfolds, regardless of treatment.

Obesity Severity Linked to Increased Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Obesity Severity Linked to Increased Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

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American Indian youth with increasingly severe obesity had a significantly higher risk of type 2 diabetes incidence.

Chronic Kidney Disease vs Type 2 Diabetes Mortality Risk in CVD

Chronic Kidney Disease vs Type 2 Diabetes Mortality Risk in CVD

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Patients with cardiovascular disease and both type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease had the highest risk for mortality.

American Diabetes Association 2017: Preview

American Diabetes Association 2017: Preview

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First look at research to be presented at ADA 2017.

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