Patients with type 2 diabetes face up to a three-fold increased risk of hip fracture, despite adequate areal bone mineral density which may underestimate fracture risk in these patients.
In addition to a diabetes diagnosis, people with a history of smoking and who have specific comorbidities, such as heart disease, liver disease, and chronic lower respiratory disease, are at increased risk of poorer COVID-19 outcomes.
The Endocrine Society is calling for immediate action by policymakers to address the underlying factors responsible for the rising cost of insulin, a life-saving drug taken by 7.4 million people in the United States.
The severity of complications from diabetes appear to differ by race and ethnicity.
In a statement published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, physicians from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine acknowledge the challenges minority populations may face within the healthcare system. They pose a larger question: Why does disparity exist?
Study researchers evaluated whether hypertension and prehypertension could predict greater decline in cognitive performance.
The risk of coronary heart disease in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes is currently predicted to some extent by focusing on conventional risk factors, including hemoglobin A1C and diabetes duration, but that is hardly sufficient in predicting CHD later in life, researchers report.
Diabetic ketoacidosis has been found to be more prevalent among Black patients with type 1 diabetes and COVID-19, shows a new study. The condition typically disproportionately affects Black and Hispanic patients.
Celiac disease is known to be associated with depression and anxiety in adults with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease. In this study, researchers examine the theory in adolescents with T1D and celiac disease.
A team of investigators conducted a large retrospective, cohort study to assess whether a longitudinal link exists between H pylori infection and the risk of developing dyslipidemia.