SUSTAIN-6: Cardiovascular Safety of Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

SUSTAIN-6: Cardiovascular Safety of Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers found the cardiovascular safety of semaglutide was noninferior to placebo in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Type 2 Diabetes DURATION-8: Combo Exenatide, Dapagliflozin Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

DURATION-8: Combo Exenatide, Dapagliflozin Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Combination exenatide and dapagliflozin had an adequate safety profile and improved glycemic measures and cardiovascular risk factors.

Type 2 Diabetes How Common Is Major Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes?

How Common Is Major Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes?

A 2-year multinational study examined the correlation between type 2 diabetes and current or past episodes of major depressive disorder.

Type 2 Diabetes Nap Length Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

Nap Length Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

Pooled analysis of more than 300 000 participants revealed a J-shaped relation between nap length, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome risk.

EASD 2016 Genetic and Environmental Factors May Interact to Increase Obesity Risk

Genetic and Environmental Factors May Interact to Increase Obesity Risk

Lifestyle factors appear to have the greatest effect on the risk for obesity in those with the most obesogenic genes.

Type 2 Diabetes Certain Fatty Acids Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Certain Fatty Acids Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Consumption of total omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was tied to type 2 diabetes risk in women.

EASD 2016 Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

Gestational diabetes diagnoses may be more common in the summer than winter.

EASD 2016 Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Young Men May Lead to Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Young Men May Lead to Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

Young men who abuse anabolic steroids may place themselves at higher risk for cardiometabolic disorders.

AACE 2015 Insulin-Treated Diabetes Poses No Safety Concern for UK Commercial Pilots

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Poses No Safety Concern for UK Commercial Pilots

Commercial airline pilots in the United Kingdom who were treated with insulin were able to fly with glucose readings at safe levels.

Type 2 Diabetes ANGPTL2 Linked With Death, MACE in Type 2 Diabetes

ANGPTL2 Linked With Death, MACE in Type 2 Diabetes

Higher levels of angiopoietin-like 2 (ANGPTL2) are tied to an increased risk for death in type 2 diabetes.

EASD 2016 Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Babies born to mothers with gestational or pregestational diabetes were more likely to have fetal malformations and other adverse outcomes.

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