Diabetes

AMA: Encouraging Patients to Explore Diabetes Risk Through Tablet Use

AMA: Encouraging Patients to Explore Diabetes Risk Through Tablet Use

One clinic shares results after replacing magazines with tablets allowing patients to examine their risk of developing diabetes.

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

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Secure messaging presents an opportunity for patients and healthcare providers to collaborate on self-management issues like glycemic control, diet, and exercise.

Diabetes Self-Management Class Participation Varies in Adults with T2D

Diabetes Self-Management Class Participation Varies in Adults with T2D

Clinicians should identify barriers to patient participation in diabetes self-management classes.

Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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The efficacy and safety profile of hyperbaric oxygen therapy remains controversial because of conflicting data and small sample sizes in clinical trials.

Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia Effectively Treated by Subcutaneous Exendin

Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia Effectively Treated by Subcutaneous Exendin

Subcutaneous exendin is safe and effective in treating post-bariatric hypoglycemia.

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

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Validation-tool identified "high risk" patients were more likely to report hypoglycemia episodes and subsequent emergence department use.

High Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Diabetes Presentation in Infancy

High Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Diabetes Presentation in Infancy

Diabetes in infancy has different characteristics depending on mutation subtype, and is associated with high frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis.

 Long-term Mortality Rates After Gastric Bypass in Diabetic Patients

Long-term Mortality Rates After Gastric Bypass in Diabetic Patients

There is reduced mortality for patients with diabetes undergoing RYGB.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnant Women With Type 1 Diabetes

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnant Women With Type 1 Diabetes

There is improved neonatal outcomes for pregnant women with T1D who use CGM.

Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With Diabetes

Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With Diabetes

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Learn about strategies to reduce a patient's reluctance to initiate insulin therapy, a phenomenon called psychological insulin resistance.

Drug Label Updated to Include Time Action Profile for Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin

Drug Label Updated to Include Time Action Profile for Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin

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The prescribing information for Afrezza has been updated to include new clinical data relating to treatment effect and dosing.

Glucagon Response to Hypoglycemia Altered in Diabetes Secondary to Chronic Pancreatitis

Glucagon Response to Hypoglycemia Altered in Diabetes Secondary to Chronic Pancreatitis

Patients with type 2 diabetes and those with diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis have similarly impaired α-cell responses to oral glucose ingestion and hypoglycemia.

Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Test Adherence Poor Among Women

Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Test Adherence Poor Among Women

Only about 60% of women with newly diagnosed gestational diabetes mellitus perform ≥80% of required self-monitoring of blood glucose tests.

Preclinical Study Looks for T2D Links to Pancreas Protein

Preclinical Study Looks for T2D Links to Pancreas Protein

Amyloid polypeptide deposits in the pancreas may lead scientists to a better understanding of type 2 diabetes.

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

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New monitoring system involves the placement of a small sensor wire beneath the skin surface to continuously monitor glucose levels.

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

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Hyperglycemia treatment was left to physician's discretion.

Availability of Insulin Lispro Injection to Treat Diabetes

Availability of Insulin Lispro Injection to Treat Diabetes

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Approved in June 2017, the Humalog Junior KwikPen will soon be available to treat patients with diabetes.

Population at Risk: CVD Events Increased in Metabolically Healthy Obese

Population at Risk: CVD Events Increased in Metabolically Healthy Obese

Researchers created body size phenotypes, defined by BMI category, to assess CVD incidence in a metabolically healthy obese population.

Comparing Early, Delayed Invasive Strategy in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Comparing Early, Delayed Invasive Strategy in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

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An early invasive strategy in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes does not necessarily reduce mortality compared with a delayed strategy.

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

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Ten randomized controlled trials were examined to determine the efficacy and safety of glyburide vs insulin treatment for gestational diabetes.

Primary Care Providers Show Gaps in Prediabetes Risk Factors

Primary Care Providers Show Gaps in Prediabetes Risk Factors

Nearly one-third of surveyed PCPs were not familiar with the American Diabetes Association prediabetes guidelines.

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Challenges in Symptom Relief

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Challenges in Symptom Relief

A phase 2 clinical trial examined the efficacy of treating painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) with filorexant, an orexin receptor antagonist.

Primary Plus Specialist Care in Diabetes with Compensated Cirrhosis: Is There A Benefit?

Primary Plus Specialist Care in Diabetes with Compensated Cirrhosis: Is There A Benefit?

Researchers examined care in patients with and without both primary care and gasteroenterologist/endocrinologist specialty care.

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Sustained reduction in HbA1c has been linked to participation in an online diabetes self-management education game.

Do Intensive Lifestyle Changes Up Frailty Fracture Risk in Diabetes?

Do Intensive Lifestyle Changes Up Frailty Fracture Risk in Diabetes?

Frailty fracture risk, not overall fracture risk, was increased with intensive lifestyle intervention in diabetes.

Comparative Risk of Bladder Cancer With Pioglitazone vs DPP-4s, Sulfonylureas

Comparative Risk of Bladder Cancer With Pioglitazone vs DPP-4s, Sulfonylureas

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Pioglitazone in comparison to dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitors and sulfonylureas, is associated with an increased risk for bladder cancer.

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

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Eighty-three veterans with PTSD participated in a study examining biological pathways between PTSD and metabolic diseases.

Management of Hypoglycemia: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Management of Hypoglycemia: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

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Expert Q&A compares the effects of insulin degludec and insulin glargine U100 in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

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Tentative FDA approval has been granted to Merck's follow-on biologic basal insulin injection.

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