The ultrasound appearance of an echogenic deltoid muscle may predict diabetes and prediabetes.
More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them do not know they have it.
About 1 in 3 adults with prediabetes has arthritis, and half of those with both conditions are physically inactive and/or obese.
Approximately 15% of men experiencing infertility may have undiagnosed prediabetes.
Researchers analyzed how improvements in metabolic syndrome may impact the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in patients with prediabetes.
In this new analysis, researchers looked at the long-term effects of the drug on diabetes prevention and remission in these patients.
For overweight/obese veterans with prediabetes, participation is higher for online Diabetes Prevention Programs, but weight loss is similar for online and in-person DPPs.
Investigators examined the frequency of cardiovascular vs noncardiovascular deaths in individuals who developed prediabetes that did not progress to diabetes.
Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.
Nearly one-third of surveyed PCPs were not familiar with the American Diabetes Association prediabetes guidelines.
Eighty-three veterans with PTSD participated in a study examining biological pathways between PTSD and metabolic diseases.
Glucose levels were measured at 30, 60, 90, and 120 minutes after study participants consumed sugary drinks.
Among patients with varying levels of periodontitis, prediabetes or type 2 diabetes diagnoses were common.
Fasting glucose is specific but not sensitive, and HbA1c is neither sensitive nor specific.
Only about half of US family doctors follow guidelines on screening patients for prediabetes, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.
Diabetes, waist circumference, and prediabetes were the main metabolic factors associated with neuropathy.
A majority of adults aged older than 40 would be considered at risk for prediabetes, which could have unintended negative consequences.
Standardized mixed-meal tolerance tests (MMTT) and arginine stimulation tests (AST) provide reproducible measures of beta-cell function across glucose tolerance states.
Data from the 2004 to 2014 National Health Examination Survey suggest that prevalence of diabetes has increased among US adolescents.
Brisk walking may be more effective than jogging in controlling blood glucose levels in patients with prediabetes.
The rate of healthy-weight prediabetes increased from 10.2% to 18.5% from 1988 to 2012.
A change in how patients and physicians view diabetes may is necessary for preventing the disease and its complications.
A 20-year study shows that maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness through adulthood decreases the risk for diabetes and prediabetes.
Study found many patients with higher-than-normal HbA1c levels were not being treated for it.
In a prospective study, prediabetes was an independent risk factor for hyperfiltration and increased albuminuria.
A phosphodiesterone 5 inhibitor may improve metabolic parameters that predispose people to developing diabetes.
Researchers noted a decrease in plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 without affecting tissue-plasminogen activator.
Problems include excessive costs, increased risk for complications later and more.
Early intervention is essential to treating neuropathy in those with prediabetes.
Serum sclerostin elevated in people with prediabetes and is linked to insulin resistance in other body tissues.
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