Small fiber neuropathy more common for adults with latent autoimmune vs. type 2 diabetes
Patients with latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, or LADA, have lower nerve fiber density and may experience worse small fiber neuropathy than adults with type 2 diabetes, according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine. Source: Small fiber neuropathy more common for adults with latent autoimmune vs. type 2 Read more
Home-based video visits for pediatric patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes
Management of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is labor-intensive, requiring multiple daily blood glucose measurements and insulin injections. Patients are seen quarterly by providers, but evidence Read more
How an Injection of Tiny Beads into Stomach Arteries Might Help with Weight Loss
An experimental obesity treatment that involves injecting tiny beads into the arteries of the stomach may help some people lose weight and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new study. Source: How an Injection of Tiny Beads into Stomach Arteries Might Help with Weight Read more
The role of peptide YY in appetite regulation and obesity
The last decade has witnessed a marked increase in our understanding of the importance of gut hormones in the regulation of energy homeostasis. In particular, the discovery that the gut Read more
Minimal trauma, lower leg fractures most common among adults with ‘super obesity’
Minimal-trauma fractures in the lower leg, forearm and upper shoulder are the most prevalent types in adults with a BMI of 50 kg/m2 or more, and comorbidities may be more to blame than Read more
Fish Oil Sinks, Vascepa Rises; Preeclampsia Quick Pee Test; Stroke Rehab for Babies
Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine Source: Fish Oil Sinks, Vascepa Rises; Preeclampsia Quick Pee Test; Stroke Rehab for Read more
Topical Corticosteroids Associated With Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
There is a positive association between use of topical corticosteroids and incident type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published online April 1 in Diabetes Care. Source: Topical Read more
Patient Behaviors Identified That Impact Weight Regain After RYGB
Several patient behaviors are associated with weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, including sedentary time, eating fast food, and eating when feeling full, Read more
Age at type 2 diabetes diagnosis may impact survival, CVD outcomes
The age at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in patients may be important for determining survival and CV outcomes, according to findings published in Circulation. Source: Age at type 2 diabetes Read more
Diabetes creates ‘hidden tax’ for US residents
The average annual cost of diabetes for the entire U.S. population rose 13% between 2012 and 2017, according to findings presented in Diabetes Care. Source: Diabetes creates ‘hidden Read more