Diabetes

Risk of autism in offspring linked to maternal pregestational diabetes and severe obesity

Maternal prepregnancy obesity without pregestational diabetes mellitus (PGDM) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was associated with a slightly increased risk of having a child with a neurodevelopmental or psychiatric disorder.

FDA to Review Gimoti for Diabetic Gastroparesis in Adult Women

FDA to Review Gimoti for Diabetic Gastroparesis in Adult Women

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The FDA has set a Prescription Drug User Fee Act target date of April 1, 2019.

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy With Electroacupuncture

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy With Electroacupuncture

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Investigators sought to determine the safety and efficacy of electroacupuncture for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Predictors of Weight Loss in Postpartum Women With Gestational Diabetes

Predictors of Weight Loss in Postpartum Women With Gestational Diabetes

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Modifiable pregnancy and postpartum factors associated with at least 75% of weight loss in postpartum women with gestational diabetes have been examined.

Diabetes Screening Rates Suboptimal Among Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diabetes Screening Rates Suboptimal Among Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Compliance with general population guidelines for diabetes screening was suboptimal among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Smoothing the Care Team Transition for Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

Smoothing the Care Team Transition for Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

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The transition from pediatric to adult care for type 1 diabetes should be a gradual process, with a plan to make the change when the patient is ready, not at a pre-determined time.

Single Diagnostic Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes

Single Diagnostic Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes

Uniform application of gestational diabetes diagnostic thresholds may not be appropriate in populations across the world.

One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds

One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds

More than 25 percent of older U.S. adults with diabetes use some type of complementary and alternative medicine.

Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM

Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM

Interruptions in private health insurance coverage are common among U.S. adults with type 1 diabetes and are associated with an increase in glycated hemoglobin and in use of acute care services.

Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases

Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases

Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have a 73 percent higher risk of endocrine diseases.

Risk for Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes

Risk for Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes

For patients with asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction (ALVSD), those with diabetes have increased risk of heart failure development and hospitalization.

G6 CGM System Offers Improved Accuracy in Youth and Adults With Diabetes

G6 CGM System Offers Improved Accuracy in Youth and Adults With Diabetes

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Investigators evaluate the performance of the G6 factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitoring system over 10 days.

Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family

Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family

Partners of people with newly diagnosed diabetes have small but significant differences in health-related behavioral changes compared with partners of people without diabetes.

Detecting and Treating Depression in Diabetes

Detecting and Treating Depression in Diabetes

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Comorbid depression, when not well controlled, can affect one's ability to self-manage diabetes. There can be loss of interest in making proper lifestyle choices, monitoring glucose levels, and taking one's medicines.

Ectopic Lipid Deposition and Insulin Resistance Higher in Postmenopausal Women

Ectopic Lipid Deposition and Insulin Resistance Higher in Postmenopausal Women

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The insulin sensitivity in post- and premenopausal women along with lipid deposition in the liver and skeletal muscle was examined.

FDA Approves FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System

FDA Approves FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System

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The new Flash Glucose Monitoring System enables patients to wear the sensor for up to 14 days compared with the existing FreeStyle Libre System that was approved for 10-day wear.

Hippocampal Calcification Associated With Aging, Diabetes, and Smoking

Hippocampal Calcification Associated With Aging, Diabetes, and Smoking

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Investigators aim to identify risk factors for hippocampal calcifications and to investigate the relationship between hippocampal calcifications and cognitive function.

Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy With Incretin-Based Therapies

Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy With Incretin-Based Therapies

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Investigators examined whether incretin-based therapies increase the risk for diabetic retinopathy compared with other antihyperglycemic agents.

PM<sub>2.5</sub> Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally

PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally

Particulate matter (PM) with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrograms per cubic meter of air (PM2.5) makes a substantial contribution to the burden of diabetes.

Impact of a Longer Work Week on Diabetes Incidence

Impact of a Longer Work Week on Diabetes Incidence

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A team of Canadian researchers sought to determine if working at least 45 hours per week had an effect on the incidence of diabetes.

Impact of Maternal Diabetes on Outcomes in Very Preterm, Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Impact of Maternal Diabetes on Outcomes in Very Preterm, Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

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A retrospective cohort study was conducted to assess the relationship between maternal diabetes and morbidity/mortality in preterm infants.

Favorable Outcomes With Second-Generation Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

Favorable Outcomes With Second-Generation Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

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A retrospective, observational study was conducted to assess outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with second-generation basal insulin analogs.

Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block May Increase Time to First Opioid Request in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block May Increase Time to First Opioid Request in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic peripheral neuropathy may have an increased time to first opioid request and reduced time to onset of sensory blockade after an ultrasound-guided popliteal sciatic nerve block compared with patients without neuropathy.

1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending

1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending

Increased spending per encounter has been the biggest driver of overall rise in spending.

Oral Insulin Choline, Geranate Ionic Liquid Shows Promise

Oral Insulin Choline, Geranate Ionic Liquid Shows Promise

Significant, sustained decrease in blood glucose levels with low insulin doses of 3 to 10 U/kg.

Prevention Program May Reduce Distress, Depression in Adolescents With T1D

Prevention Program May Reduce Distress, Depression in Adolescents With T1D

Investigators examined the effect of the Penn Resilience Program for type 1 diabetes on diabetes-related distress, depressive symptoms, resilience, diabetes self-management, and glycemic control in a cohort of adolescents.

Two Phases of C-Peptide Decline Identified in Type I Diabetes

Two Phases of C-Peptide Decline Identified in Type I Diabetes

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Identifying phases of C-peptide decline may be valuable for understanding β-cell survival.

Diabetes Risk Associated With Cirrhosis, Not Chronic HCV Infection, in HIV+ Patients

Diabetes Risk Associated With Cirrhosis, Not Chronic HCV Infection, in HIV+ Patients

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Cirrhosis is associated with an increased risk for diabetes mellitus among patients living with HIV.

Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma

Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma

Stigma is associated with two-fold higher odds of poor glycemic control after adjustment for confounders.

Mini-Dose Glucagon Helps Prevent Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in T1D

Mini-Dose Glucagon Helps Prevent Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in T1D

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Mini-dose glucagon was as effective as glucose tablets for preventing hypoglycemia and may result in less post intervention hyperglycemia.

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