Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Regular Alcohol Consumption

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Regular Alcohol Consumption

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The lowest risk of diabetes was observed at 14 drinks per week in men and at 9 drinks per week in women.

HbA1c, Fasting Plasma Glucose Predictive of Alzheimer's in T2D

HbA1c, Fasting Plasma Glucose Predictive of Alzheimer's in T2D

In a study of Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers examined the link between HbA1c and Alzheimer's disease.

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

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Compared with insulin glargine, insulin degludec significantly reduced rates of hypoglycemia in patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Sustained reduction in HbA1c has been linked to participation in an online diabetes self-management education game.

Early, Middle Adulthood Weight Gain Linked to Increased Chronic Disease Risk

Early, Middle Adulthood Weight Gain Linked to Increased Chronic Disease Risk

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The likelihood of healthy aging was also decreased.

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

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Patients with type 2 diabetes who were initiated on insulin therapy increased their sitting time and decreased their low-intensity physical activity.

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

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N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide showed the strongest association with heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Managing Osteoporosis With Type 2 Diabetes: An Expert Opinion

Managing Osteoporosis With Type 2 Diabetes: An Expert Opinion

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Researchers conducted a systematic review of available literature to create a guide for optimal management of patients with type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

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Eighty-three veterans with PTSD participated in a study examining biological pathways between PTSD and metabolic diseases.

Positive Outcomes in Oral Glucose Challenge With Resistance Training in T2D

Positive Outcomes in Oral Glucose Challenge With Resistance Training in T2D

Seventeen sedentary patients underwent 6 weeks of whole-body resistance training.

Management of Hypoglycemia: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Management of Hypoglycemia: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

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Expert Q&A compares the effects of insulin degludec and insulin glargine U100 in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea And Type 2 Diabetes: Complications and Treatments

Obstructive Sleep Apnea And Type 2 Diabetes: Complications and Treatments

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

Lusduna Nexvue Follow-On Biologic Tentatively Approved by FDA

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Tentative FDA approval has been granted to Merck's follow-on biologic basal insulin injection.

Two-Hour Postload Glucose Test as Predictor of Cardiovascular Events

Two-Hour Postload Glucose Test as Predictor of Cardiovascular Events

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Two-hour postload glucose better predicted cardiovascular events compared with fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c.

Link Between Diabetes and Hospital Readmission Rates

Link Between Diabetes and Hospital Readmission Rates

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Patients with diabetes had higher hospital readmission rates compared with patients who did not have diabetes.

Poll: Type 2 Diabetes Medications

Poll: Type 2 Diabetes Medications

Take a moment to participate in this poll on medications you prescribe to your patients with type 2 diabetes.

Relationship Between Psoriasis and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Examined

Relationship Between Psoriasis and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Examined

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Comorbidities included hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes, among others.

Increased Dysglycemia Screening With EHR-Supported Intervention

Increased Dysglycemia Screening With EHR-Supported Intervention

Intervention-based dysglycemia screening improved outcomes in study participants at 5 urban clinics.

Major Adverse CV Event Prediction Via Coronary CT Angiography in T2D

Major Adverse CV Event Prediction Via Coronary CT Angiography in T2D

Extent and severity of coronary artery disease was examined in over 900 patients with type 2 diabetes.

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Reduce Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Reduce Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes

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Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors reduced both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes and Mental Illness: How Are They Linked?

Diabetes and Mental Illness: How Are They Linked?

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The prevalence of diabetes and impairment in glucose metabolism are noticeably higher in psychiatric patients.

Efficacy of Antimicrobial Treatments In Diabetic Foot Ulcers Examined

Efficacy of Antimicrobial Treatments In Diabetic Foot Ulcers Examined

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Researchers examined 22 randomized controlled trials to evaluate effects of various treatments on diabetic foot ulcers.

Examining Therapeutic Inertia in Type 2 Diabetes

Examining Therapeutic Inertia in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers examined patterns and predictors of treatment intensification in type 2 diabetes.

CV Event Risk Similar Regardless of Diabetes Diagnosis

CV Event Risk Similar Regardless of Diabetes Diagnosis

Statin and aspirin therapies in diabetes did not increased patients' risks of cardiovascular events.

FDA Approves Inclusion of LEADER Trial Data On Liraglutide Labeling

FDA Approves Inclusion of LEADER Trial Data On Liraglutide Labeling

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Data from the 9300 patient LEADER trial is now eligible for inclusion on liraglutide injection packaging.

Acceptable Variability With Novel Sensor for Glucose Monitoring in T2D

Acceptable Variability With Novel Sensor for Glucose Monitoring in T2D

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One hundred fifteen patients used the FreeStyle Libre Pro sensor to monitor interstitial fluid glucose for 14 days.

Positive Outcomes Associated With Regular Depression Screening in T2D

Positive Outcomes Associated With Regular Depression Screening in T2D

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Undiagnosed depression in type 2 diabetes can lead to elevated hemoglobin A1c levels, frequent hospital admissions, and poor patient quality of life.

Best Practices in Preconception Care in Pregestational Diabetes

Best Practices in Preconception Care in Pregestational Diabetes

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Special considerations are needed when treating women of reproductive age with pregestational diabetes.

Liraglutide, Metformin, and Gliclazide Compared in Comorbid Type 2 Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Liraglutide, Metformin, and Gliclazide Compared in Comorbid Type 2 Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Liraglutide and metformin yielded higher reductions in HbA1c levels when compared with gliclazide.

Patient Preferences Affect Efficacy of Diabetes Care

Patient Preferences Affect Efficacy of Diabetes Care

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Patients were surveyed to determine their personal preferences when receiving diabetes education and self-management direction.

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