Type 1 Diabetes
Pregnant women with T1D who received MDI therapy had a larger decrease in HbA1c levels and were less likely to report gestational hypertension, neonatal hypoglycemia, and NICU admissions than women who used insulin pump therapy during pregnancy.
After 52 weeks, dapagliflozin was well tolerated and led to a clinically relevant improvement in glycemic control and weight loss without additional risk for hypoglycemia.
"This is the first report of decreased insulin requirements in a patient with [T1D] correlating with micafungin administration," noted the authors.
In recognition of National Diabetes Education Week, Endocrinology Advisor compiled a list of resources to assist clinicians when educating patients with diabetes about their condition.
There is a dose-dependent association between smoking and coronary heart disease in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination impacted blood sugar levels in T1D by causing a systemic shift in glucose metabolism from oxidative phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis.
A growing body of research highlights the important role of bone in glucose metabolism.
WHO guidelines recommend selecting sulfonylureas as the single best second-line agent for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients.
There was an association between high maternal intake of gluten and an elevated risk for type 1 diabetes for the child.
The effect of high-intensity interval training with a bout of moderate-intensity continuous training on glucose levels was examined in T1D.
The EASE Phase 3 program included 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled trials investigating the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin as an adjunct to insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes.
High average glycated hemoglobin levels during the first two years after type 1 diabetes onset predict higher risk for psychiatric diagnoses.
For patients with suboptimally controlled type 1 diabetes, day-and-night hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery improves glucose control compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy.
Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.
Coadministration of 24 hours of fixed-ratio pramlintide and regular human insulin improves postprandial hyperglycemia and glycemic variability in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Compared with the general population, patients with type 2 diabetes are at a 35% to 60% greater risk for atrial fibrillation.
The prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is 0.5 and 8.5 percent, respectively, among U.S. adults.
The high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes may favor screening in these patients.
Altered serum levels of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, omentin-1, and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 fragment M30 in children with type 1 diabetes may signify metabolic differences that do not stabilize with insulin treatment.
Repeated exposure to high levels of HbA1c was associated with increased risk for dementia in a cohort of patients age ≥50 with type 1 diabetes.
The affordability and availability of diabetes medications across multiple regions of the word were examined, along with the effects on the use of medications.
Individuals with higher executive function performance at baseline experienced slower increases in HbA1c.
Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.
Investigators assessed the effect of complication burden and concurrent risk factors level on the risk of developing further microvascular complication.
Although the association between type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia is well established, the link between type 1 diabetes and schizophrenia is less clear.
Investigators used data from the National Health Interview Survey and follow-up mortality data to estimate trends and disparities in CVD.
Excess cardiovascular risk varies with age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes and smoking are vascular risk factors associated with hippocampal calcification in older patients with memory issues.
The most prevalent complication was sexual dysfunction reported by both women and men, followed by urinary incontinence in women and low sexual desire in men.
WHO has developed guidelines for selecting therapy for treatment intensiﬁcation in type 2 diabetes and on the use of insulin in type 1 and 2 diabetes in resource-poor settings.
Endocrinology Advisor Articles
- Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Dapagliflozin for Type 1 Diabetes
- Measuring Time in Range During CGM May Be Useful Outcome Metric for Clinical Trials
- HbA1c Variability in General Population Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Events, All-Cause Mortality
- Safety and Effectiveness of the Most Common Bariatric Procedures Examined
- AHA, ADA Announce Joint Education Initiative to Reduce CVD Deaths in T2D
- High Circulating Prolactin Concentrations May Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
- Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning
- Dapagliflozin Lowers Heart Failure Hospitalization Rates in High-Risk Patients With Diabetes
- Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy Reduced Risk for Incident T2D in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection
- Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room