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ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.

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Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes

Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes

Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate preventive measures where possible.

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Reduces Dysglycemia-Related Mortality in Sepsis

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Reduces Dysglycemia-Related Mortality in Sepsis

In patients with insulin-treated diabetes and sepsis, increased highest glucose levels and glycemic variability have a significant illness severity-adjusted association with decreasing in-hospital mortality.

Increased Risk for Mortality in People With Diabetes, CHD Taking Beta-Blockers

Increased Risk for Mortality in People With Diabetes, CHD Taking Beta-Blockers

Further studies are needed to assess whether beta-blockers are effective in reducing mortality and coronary events in patients with diabetes receiving optimal medical treatment.

Oxyntomodulin Augments Glucose Homeostasis

Oxyntomodulin Augments Glucose Homeostasis

In obese subjects with and without type 2 diabetes, oxyntomodulin significantly augments glucose-dependent insulin secretion.

Sacubitril/Valsartan May Help Preserve Kidney Function in Patients With HFrEF

Sacubitril/Valsartan May Help Preserve Kidney Function in Patients With HFrEF

Compared with the enalapril-treated group, those treated with sacubitril/valsartan were found to have significantly slower kidney decline.

Clinicians May Be Overtreating Older Patients With Diabetes

Clinicians May Be Overtreating Older Patients With Diabetes

Future research should further investigate the process and influences on clinician decision-making regarding individualizing glucose targets for high-risk geriatric patients, including the influence of training and practice environment.

No association of overweight childhood and adult type 2 diabetes risk after weight loss

Compared to men who were never overweight, those overweight at age 7 who returned to a normal body mass index by age 13 had no increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in T1D vs T2D

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in T1D vs T2D

The type of sciatic nerve lesions observed in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to differ in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Cost-Effective in Type 1 Diabetes

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Cost-Effective in Type 1 Diabetes

For adults with type 1 diabetes with suboptimal control despite using multiple insulin injections, continuous glucose monitoring seems cost-effective, with improved glucose control.

Pharmacists Can Help With Diabetes Management via Telemedicine

Pharmacists Can Help With Diabetes Management via Telemedicine

Telemedicine could provide real-time feedback loop and allow pharmacists to help patients self-manage.

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