A randomized controlled trial assessed whether mild lower extremity compression can be safely used in patients with diabetes and concurrent lower extremity edema.
A retrospective cohort study evaluated whether having a family history of hypertension accelerates onset of type 2 diabetes.
Recent evidence clearly indicates that patients should be eating whole foods rather than attempting to get vitamins and antioxidants from dietary supplements.
Data from 2550 patients indicated a possible relationship between admission hyperglycemia and poststroke infection.
Black and Latino youth were less likely to undergo an eye examination for diabetic retinopathy within 6 years of their diagnosis.
New research suggested that long-term exposure to increased cortisol may be associated with increased adiposity levels.
Participants who received either an 8- or 16-week course of intensive lifestyle and drug therapy achieved hemoglobin A1c criteria for complete or partial diabetes remission.
Global burden of heart disease linked to low fruit and vegetable intake was highest in Bangladesh and Mongolia, respectively.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial sought to determine whether liraglutide decreased the percentage of patients with prediabetes and obesity who later developed type 2 diabetes.
Gastroenterologists are in a unique position to lead a multidisciplinary care team for patients with obesity.
Patients who received 60% to 87% of the normal evening glargine dose had the highest likelihood of achieving glycemic control.
Researchers found that high levels of dietary potassium are associated with reduced blood pressure.
The largest decrease in purchases was noted among households at the lowest socioeconomic level.
An endocrinologist discusses the value of using everyday analogies to explain diabetes management issues to his patients.
Data from a large nationwide cohort were used to determine risk of adverse perinatal outcomes in the setting of gestational diabetes.
Among patients with varying levels of periodontitis, prediabetes or type 2 diabetes diagnoses were common.
Prioritization base on patient's risk levels would lead to further health gains.
Addition of Bariatric Surgery to Intensive Medical Therapy More Effective at Resolving T2D HyperglycemiaFebruary 23, 2017
Bariatric surgery improved outcomes in weight, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, and quality of life compared with intensive medical therapy alone.
Researchers found that those at risk for low vitamin B12 levels are often not properly monitored.
An observational study was conducted to assess the effect of metformin vs sulfonylureas on breast cancer risk in women with diabetes.
The top quarter of emergency department doctors prescribed opioids to almost 25% of their patients.
Aggressive antihypertensive treatment (<130 mm Hg) may not be necessary in patients with diabetes.
The recommendations include several updates regarding influenza, HPV, hep B, and pneumococcal among others.
Exercise management for patients with type 1 diabetes should be individualized, depending on insulin concentrations and exercise type/intensity.
Blood pressure trajectory monitoring can provide "an important approach" to identify those at high risk of developing hypertension and CVD, according to study investigators.
Weight loss during menopause is associated with a lower risk of endometrial cancer.
Study finds that patients were 10% to 30% less likely to acquire a multidrug-resistant organism or C difficile if enhanced disinfection strategies were used in hospitals.
The American Heart Association releases a new statement suggesting that eating more earlier in the day may be healthier
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