Linagliptin Does Not Increase Adverse Renal Events in Patients With T2D, Kidney Disease
Treatment with linagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular and/or kidney disease had no impact on risk for cardiovascular or kidney events. Source: Linagliptin Does Not Read more
Effect of Dietary and Supplemental Omega‐3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Risk of Recurrent Gout Flares
To determine the relationship between omega‐3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n‐3 PUFA) consumption (dietary or supplemental) and risk of gout flares. Source: Effect of Dietary and Read more
A Practical Guide to Delivering Nutritional Advice to People with Diabetes
  Dietary advice is fundamental to the management of diabetes. Although ideally such advice should be delivered by a state-registered dietitian, it is more usually delivered by other health professionals. The primary focus for those with type 1 diabetes is carbohydrate counting and insulin adjustment and for the majority of people with type 2 diabetes,... Read more Read more
Blatant Dehumanization of People with Obesity
Stigmatization of obesity is common, but whether this stigma extends to people with obesity also being considered less human than individuals without obesity has not been examined. This Read more
Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation
Colchicine is safe and effective at improving obesity-associated inflammatory measures among adults with obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS) without diabetes, according to a pilot study Read more
2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary
The most important way to prevent atherosclerotic vascular disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation is to promote a healthy lifestyle throughout life. Source: 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Read more
Cost-Effectiveness of the US Food and Drug Administration Added Sugar Labeling Policy for Improving Diet and Health
  Excess added sugars, particularly from sugar-sweetened beverages, are a major risk factor for cardiometabolic diseases including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. In 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration mandated the labeling of added sugar content on all packaged foods and beverages. Yet, the potential health impacts and cost-effectiveness of this policy... Read more Read more
FDA approves hydrogel pill for overweight, obesity
The FDA on Tuesday approved an oral hydrogel therapy that induces feelings of fullness without adding calories for adults with overweight and obesity, according to a press release from Gelesis. Source: FDA approves hydrogel pill for overweight, Read more
Best dietary practices for patients with CKD
A plant-based diet is an important factor in slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease and improving symptoms, according to a presentation at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting. Source: Best dietary practices for patients with Read more
Increased serum uric acid in adolescents predicts hypertension, diabetic kidney disease
More than 25% of teens with type 2 diabetes have hyperuricemia, which increases their risks for developing hypertension, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease, according to findings presented in Diabetes Care. Source: Increased serum uric acid in adolescents predicts hypertension, diabetic kidney Read more