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ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.

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Inverse Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Levels and Risk for Diabetes

Inverse Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Levels and Risk for Diabetes

Further research is needed on whether high 25(OH)D might prevent type 2 diabetes or transition of prediabetes to diabetes.

Glycemic Control Variations for Children, Adolescents With T1D in High-Income Countries

Glycemic Control Variations for Children, Adolescents With T1D in High-Income Countries

Investigators examined glycemic control variations in 8 high-income countries from multicenter registries in children with type 1 diabetes.

Use of In-Hospital Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: A Consensus Statement

Use of In-Hospital Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: A Consensus Statement

To date, published experience with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion use in the hospital is limited to just a few institutions, and primarily to those instances involving transitioning of the therapy from the outpatient to inpatient setting.

Dual-Hormone System May Lower Time in Hypoglycemia in T1D

Dual-Hormone System May Lower Time in Hypoglycemia in T1D

For physically active adults with type 1 diabetes, the addition of glucagon delivery to a closed-loop system using wearable sensors with automated exercise detection is associated with reduced hypoglycemia.

Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2D

Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2D

A community health worker-led diabetes self-management education program is associated with sustained improvement in hemoglobin A1c.

Type 2 Diabetes Linked With Higher Risk for Hip Fractures

Type 2 Diabetes Linked With Higher Risk for Hip Fractures

Studies on the antifracture effectiveness of antiosteoporosis medications (or nonpharmacologic treatments) should account for death as a competing risk.

Better Control With DPP-4 Inhibitors vs NPH Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

Better Control With DPP-4 Inhibitors vs NPH Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients initiating DPP-4 inhibitors as third-line therapy in type 2 diabetes appeared to have lower discontinuation rates and less hypoglycemia compared with patients starting NPH insulin.

Achieving Glycemic Control in T2D After Basal Insulin Initiation

Achieving Glycemic Control in T2D After Basal Insulin Initiation

Maintaining a basal insulin regimen over 12 or 24 months in a patient who has not yet reached the HbA1c <7% target provides little additional benefit toward reaching this goal.

Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Future Subclinical Renal Issues

Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Future Subclinical Renal Issues

The researchers found that, compared with women without gestational diabetes or subsequent diabetes, women with a history of gestational diabetes had significantly higher estimated glomerular filtration rate.

Lesbian, Bisexual Women More Likely to Develop T2D at Younger Age

Lesbian, Bisexual Women More Likely to Develop T2D at Younger Age

Researchers found that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes was increased for lesbian and bisexual women vs heterosexual women.

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