Diabetes

Oral suspension sulfonylurea safe, effective in children with neonatal diabetes
Children with neonatal diabetes switched from glibenclamide tablets to an oral suspension sulfonylurea therapy for 4 months experienced only mild adverse effects and no changes in HbA1c or Read more
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control Lacking in Diabetes
Only 1 in 5 adults with diabetes achieved control over multiple risk factor targets for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Source: Comprehensive Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control Read more
Frequent ED visits common for older adults with diabetes
Diabetes is the most common disease classification for adults aged at least 65 years who are frequently admitted to hospital EDs, according to findings published in the Annals of Emergency Read more
Injection demonstration, collaborative style key to insulin treatment adoption
Demonstrating the injection process, taking a collaborative approach to treatment and explaining benefits, are effective strategies for health care professionals trying to encourage correct Read more
Predictors of Disordered Eating Behaviors in Teens With Type 1 Diabetes – Endocrinology Advisor
Investigators examine characteristics associated with disordered eating behaviors in teenagers with type 1 diabetes. Source: Predictors of Disordered Eating Behaviors in Teens With Type 1 Read more
Type 1 diabetes raises risk for cerebral small-vessel disease
Adults with type 1 diabetes are more likely to develop cerebral small-vessel disease, and cerebral micro-bleeds, in particular, than those without diabetes, according to findings published Read more
Depressive symptoms may interfere with diabetes medication adherence in adults with elevated HbA1c
Among adults with type 2 diabetes and poor glycemic control, not taking medication as recommended may be linked to depressive symptoms, according to findings published in the Journal of Read more
Nutrition Recommendations and Interventions for Diabetes
In the print version of the article listed above, Table 1 is missing the n values in row 1 for four categories: “Overweight Nondiabetic” should read “687”; “Overweight Diabetic” Read more
Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2017
This study updates previous estimates of the economic burden of diagnosed diabetes and quantifies the increased health resource use and lost productivity associated with diabetes in 2017. Read more
‘Metabolically Healthy’ Obesity? Not So Much, Study Finds
Young kids who receive the rotavirus vaccine may be less likely to develop type 1 diabetes than children who don’t get this routine childhood vaccination, an Australian study suggests. Read more
Exercise training for patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: What to pursue and how to do it
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suffer from dysregulation of a plethora of cardiovascular and metabolic functions, including dysglycaemia, dyslipidaemia, arterial hypertension, Read more
T2D Prevention Less Effective With Impaired Fasting Glucose?
Health factors and behaviors recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) to reduce cardiovascular risk also dramatically lowered diabetes risk — but only in those with normal Read more
Emotional Benefit for Involving Partner in Diabetes Intervention
Couples who participated in a diabetes intervention together had less distress than those who went at it alone, researchers said. Source: Emotional Benefit for Involving Partner in Diabetes Read more
The Influence of Gut Bacteria on Diabetes Drugs • CMHC PULSE
A research seeks to understand whether or not the composition of gut bacteria directly influences the efficacy of certain diabetes medications. Source: The Influence of Gut Bacteria on Read more
Should Massively Parallel Sequencing Be Used to Screen for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young? – Endocrinology Advisor
The use of targeted massively parallel sequencing to screen children with diabetes for maturity-onset diabetes of the young is more effective and less costly than the current standard care Read more
Could a New Biomarker Help Predict Type 2 Diabetes?
A research team has identified a new blood biomarker that can detect early metabolic abnormalities — well before a person reaches prediabetes — and therefore might one day Read more
Summary of Revisions: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2019
The field of diabetes care is rapidly changing as new research, technology, and treatments that can improve the health and well-being of people with diabetes continue to emerge. With annual Read more
Reading Accuracy with Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring Device | Eversense CGM
Learn more about the Eversense CGM System, a long-term continuous blood glucose monitoring device for people who want to actively manage their diabetes. Source: Reading Accuracy with Read more
Prospective memory lapses cause missed medication in adults with diabetes
Nearly one-quarter of adults with diabetes forget to take medication at least once every 2 weeks, and prospective memory slips are one of the primary causes, according to findings published Read more
Research links effectiveness of diabetes drugs to gut microbiota
An individual’s gut microbiota affects the function and absorption of type 2 diabetes drugs “by making them pharmacologically active, inactive, or even toxic,” said lead Read more
Plasma Fucosylated Glycans and C-Reactive Protein as Biomarkers of HNF1A-MODY in Young Adult–Onset Nonautoimmune Diabetes
OBJECTIVE Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) due to variants in HNF1A is the most common type of monogenic diabetes. Frequent misdiagnosis results in missed opportunity to use Read more
Diet soda consumption associated with increased risk of diabetic retinopathy
Researchers found that patients with diabetes who consumed more than four cans per week of a diet soft drink had a more-than-twofold risk of having proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Read more
Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may influence drug effectiveness
A new review of existing research examines the effect of the gut bacteria composition on the effectiveness of type 2 diabetes medications. Source: Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may Read more
Insulin glargine, lixisenatide combination safe, effective for older adults with type 2 diabetes
A single injection combination of basal insulin glargine and lixisenatide known as iGlarLixi improves glycemic control without increasing the risk for severe hypoglycemia in older adults Read more
Introduction: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2019
Diabetes is a complex, chronic illness requiring continuous medical care with multifactorial risk-reduction strategies beyond glycemic control. Ongoing patient self-management education and Read more
Normalized HbA1c Levels Facilitate Improved Neuropathy Outcomes in T2D – Endocrinology Advisor
A study published in Diabetes Care showed that normalized glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels facilitated improvement in neuropathy and nephropathy in type 2 diabetes (T2D) of a short Read more
Improvements made to type 2 diabetes remission tool used in weight loss surgery
Scientists believe they have improved a tool used to predict how someone will react to weight loss surgery and the probability of putting their type 2 diabetes into remission. At the moment Read more
Carb-Light Diet Helps T1D Patients Achieve Glycemic Control
Among people with type 1 diabetes, following a very low-carbohydrate diet (VLCD) can aid in achieving glycemic control, researchers suggested. Source: Carb-Light Diet Helps T1D Patients Read more
Statins may raise type 2 diabetes odds among adults already at risk
Diabetes Prevention Program follow-up data add support to prior observations. Source:Statins may raise type 2 diabetes odds among adults already at Read more