Diabetes

Injected and Oral Medications Equally Safe for Gestational Diabetes

Injected and Oral Medications Equally Safe for Gestational Diabetes

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Investigators review the safety and efficacy of non-pharmacologic therapy, oral antidiabetic medications, and insulin in women with gestational diabetes.

Utilizing Trend Arrow Data in CGM Systems to Manage Diabetes in Adults

Utilizing Trend Arrow Data in CGM Systems to Manage Diabetes in Adults

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Interpreting trend arrow data from continuous glucose monitoring may provide additional data to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes mellitus.

CVD Hospitalization Rates in Diabetes Decreased in 1998-2014

CVD Hospitalization Rates in Diabetes Decreased in 1998-2014

Cardiovascular disease hospitalization rates have declined in recent years among individuals with and those without diabetes.

High Prevalence of Obesity, Diabetes Increasing Global Cancer Burden

High Prevalence of Obesity, Diabetes Increasing Global Cancer Burden

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Of 14,067,894 reported cancer cases, 280,100 (2%) were attributed to diabetes alone, 544,300 (3.9%) were attributed to a high BMI alone, and 792,600 (5.6%) were attributed to both.

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Higher in Low-Income Populations

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Higher in Low-Income Populations

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Exposure to diabetogenic environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) is higher among Latinos, African Americans, and low-income populations.

Pre-Existing Diabetes Rates Increasing Among Childbearing Women

Pre-Existing Diabetes Rates Increasing Among Childbearing Women

Between 2005 and 2014, the prevalence of chronic conditions increased across all segments of the childbearing population.

Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy Experience Barriers to Diabetes Self-Management

Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy Experience Barriers to Diabetes Self-Management

Among Asians, individuals with mild and moderate diabetic retinopathy are more likely to have fallen, and greater perceived barriers to diabetes self-management are associated with the severity of DR in an Asian population.

Adjunctive Dapagliflozin Improves Glycemic Control in T1D

Adjunctive Dapagliflozin Improves Glycemic Control in T1D

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Dapagliflozin improves glycemic control in patients with inadequately controlled type 1 diabetes currently taking insulin.

Increased Risk of Diabetes, Post-Diabetes Pneumonia for Patients With COPD

Increased Risk of Diabetes, Post-Diabetes Pneumonia for Patients With COPD

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Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have an increased risk of developing diabetes or post-diabetes pneumonia, as well as an increased risk for higher mortality compared with individuals without COPD.

Severe Hypoglycemia Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in T2D

Severe Hypoglycemia Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in T2D

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A study confirms whether severe hypoglycemia increases risk for all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Lower-Quality Diabetes Care Seen in Patients With Schizophrenia

Lower-Quality Diabetes Care Seen in Patients With Schizophrenia

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Among patients with schizophrenia, documented drug abuse and low contact volume of the diabetes clinic were associated with low-quality diabetes care.

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

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Researchers assessed the impact of maternal gestational diabetes on insulin resistance and adiposity in adolescent offspring.

Does Professional CGM Decrease the Economic Burden of T2D?

Does Professional CGM Decrease the Economic Burden of T2D?

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Professional continuous glucose monitoring can significantly reduce the economic burden of type 2 diabetes.

Ventricular Function With Vildagliptin in T2D and CHF

Ventricular Function With Vildagliptin in T2D and CHF

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Study highlights the need to examine the safety of new glucose-lowering treatments specifically in patients with diabetes and heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

Heart Failure Outcomes: Worse Long-Term Prognosis in Diabetes

Heart Failure Outcomes: Worse Long-Term Prognosis in Diabetes

Ten-year heart failure outcomes were worse in patients with diabetes than without.

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

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The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.

Evolocumab May Decrease Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With and Without Diabetes

Evolocumab May Decrease Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With and Without Diabetes

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PCSK9 inhibition with evolocumab might be an attractive therapy in patients with diabetes, and no discernible effect on glycaemia.

Mortality in Diabetes Linked to Caffeine Consumption

Mortality in Diabetes Linked to Caffeine Consumption

Caffeine consumed from coffee or tea impacted both cardiovascular and cancer-related mortality in women with diabetes.

Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Treatment Options for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

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Painful diabetic neuropathy affects approximately one-quarter of people with diabetes.

Efficacy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Preterm Infants

Efficacy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Preterm Infants

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Although continuous glucose monitoring accuracy and safety in preterm infants has been validated in several studies, this approach has never been studied in neonates.

Medicare Recipients Overtreated for Diabetes

Medicare Recipients Overtreated for Diabetes

For medicare recipients it is more common to be overtreated than undertreated for 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.

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