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ADA Releases 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

ADA Releases 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes addresses important new issues in diabetes care, including metabolic surgery and a more specific definition of hypoglycemia.

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Low Vitamin B12 Levels Associated With Long-Term Metformin Use

Low Vitamin B12 Levels Associated With Long-Term Metformin Use

Researchers found that those at risk for low vitamin B12 levels are often not properly monitored.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

Cumulative probability of proliferative diabetic retinopathy worsening was 42% in the panretinal photocoagulation group compared with 34% in the ranibizumab group.

Chemopreventive Impact of Metformin and Sulfonylurea in Women With Diabetes

Chemopreventive Impact of Metformin and Sulfonylurea in Women With Diabetes

An observational study was conducted to assess the effect of metformin vs sulfonylureas on breast cancer risk in women with diabetes.

Should Blood Pressure Goals Differ in Patients With and Without Diabetes?

Should Blood Pressure Goals Differ in Patients With and Without Diabetes?

Aggressive antihypertensive treatment (<130 mm Hg) may not be necessary in patients with diabetes.

Insulin Resistance Impacted by Circulating Extracellular RNAs

Insulin Resistance Impacted by Circulating Extracellular RNAs

Eighteen extracellular RNAs were linked to insulin resistance across age-, sex-, and BMI-adjusted models.

Diabetic Macular Edema May Result in Lower Retinal Blood Flow

Diabetic Macular Edema May Result in Lower Retinal Blood Flow

Patients with diabetic macular edema experienced lower total retinal blood flow than patients without.

Metabolic Response in Animal vs Plant Protein-Based Diets

Metabolic Response in Animal vs Plant Protein-Based Diets

While the metabolic responses to each diet were different, both diets improved patient's cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Reduced Microalbuminuria With Valsartan Therapy in Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Reduced Microalbuminuria With Valsartan Therapy in Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Valsartan therapy reduced diabetes incidence, but not cardiovascular events.

How Does Psoriatic Arthritis Affect Diabetes Risk?

How Does Psoriatic Arthritis Affect Diabetes Risk?

Elevated inflammatory markers and active joint disease were both considered risk factors for developing diabetes.

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

NIH Announces Major Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials

The studies will assess the safety, efficacy, and user-friendliness among other aspects, of multiple artificial pancreas devices.

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