Diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes
An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be Read more
AHA: Blood Test Could Offer Life-and-Death Clues for Black Diabetics
Testing blood for a biological marker called suPAR could help better assess the risk of death among black Americans with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Source: AHA: Blood Test Read more
Fasting-Evoked En Route Hypoglycemia in Diabetes (FEEHD): An Overlooked Form of Hypoglycemia in Clinical Practice
Objective. Many patients with diabetes opt to fast for lab tests, especially for lipid profiles, thus missing breakfast. In parallel, recent studies and international guidelines have Read more
Increasing Incidence of Diabetes After Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy – Endocrinology Advisor
Reports of immune checkpoint inhibitors causing immune-related adverse events such as insulin-dependent diabetes are on the rise, according to a case series published in Diabetes Care. Read more
Metformin Shown to Decrease AMD Risk in Diabetes Patients
In a new study conducted in Taiwan, investigators found that use of metformin to treat diabetes also reduced the risk of AMD development over a 13-year period. Source: Metformin Shown to Read more
Type 2 Diabetes an Independent Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease – Endocrinology Advisor
Type 2 diabetes is an independent risk factor for sudden cardiac arrest and death in patients with coronary artery disease with preserved ejection fraction. Source: Type 2 Diabetes an Read more
Diabetes Management System Earns CE Mark
Diabeloop’s DBLG1, a hybrid closed-loop diabetes management system that serves as an artificial pancreas, earned a CE Mark. The device provides glucose measurements every five minutes and Read more
Pops Diabetes wins FDA clearance for blood glucose monitoring system
Pops Diabetes Care said this week that the FDA cleared its Pops! one blood glucose monitoring system. The Minneapolis-based company’s device can be attached directly to the back of a Read more
High serum uromodulin levels suggest lower risk for coronary artery calcification in type 1 diabetes
Coronary artery calcification and diabetic kidney disease appear to develop more slowly in the presence of higher serum uromodulin concentrations in adults with type 1 diabetes, according Read more
Diabetes, HbA1c Linked to Adverse Outcomes After Surgery
For surgical inpatients aged ≥54 years, diabetes and increased hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) are associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes, according to a study published online March Read more
Diabetes: Body fat percentage, not BMI, predicts risk
A new study suggests that the standard body mass index cannot accurately predict someone’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Source: Diabetes: Body fat percentage, Read more
Duodenum May Help Fight Metabolic Disease
Manipulating duodenal features from bile acids to neurons may offer new insight into obesity and type 2 diabetes Source: Duodenum May Help Fight Metabolic Read more
Class of type 2 diabetes drugs doesn’t cut death risk compared to placebo
Comparing three classes of type 2 diabetes drugs, researchers found one class, which includes Onglyza and Januvia, did not reduce death risk. Source: Class of type 2 diabetes drugs Read more
Artificial Pancreas Treatment Efficacious for Type 1 Diabetes
Increased time in the near normoglycemic range and reduced time in hypo- and hyperglycemia Source: Artificial Pancreas Treatment Efficacious for Type 1 Read more
One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of Diabetic Retinopathy
The one-hour test is as effective as the two-hour test in its predictive ability Source: One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of 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
Promising Early Study Results for the First GLP-1 Pill for Type 2 Diabetes
Trial shows that a pill version of Ozempic (semaglutide) can lower A1c by as much as 1.5% and also support weight loss. Source: Promising Early Study Results for the First GLP-1 Pill for Read more
FDA Panel Gives Thumbs Up to 90-Day Glucose Monitor
Unanimous agreement that device is safe and effective. The FDA’s Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel voted 8-0 in three separate questions that the Eversense Read more
Kidney disease symptoms present prior to type 2 diabetes diagnosis, study finds
A large number of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes show symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD) before their diabetes diagnosis, researchers report. People with diabetes face an Read more
Large weight loss raises fragility fracture risk in type 2 diabetes
Adults with type 2 diabetes who lost at least 30% of their maximum body weight had increased risks for fragility fractures and any fracture compared with those who lost less weight, Read more
Weight Management May Reverse T2D
Study participants achieved remission to non-diabetic state Source: Weight Management May Reverse Read more
Study: High-energy breakfast aids weight loss in diabetics
Obese people with type 2 diabetes can improve their conditions with a high-energy breakfast but a smaller lunch and dinner, according to research from Israel. Source: Study: High-energy Read more
Window of Opportunity to Lower Diabetes Risk?
This MedPage Today article presents research that suggests young adulthood could be a critical time to lose weight in order to avoid diabetes.   Read the original article: Window of Read more
Diabetes Educator Resources From ADA
Source: Diabetes Educator Resources | American Diabetes Read more
Cultural Diversity in Diabetes- Webinars from JJDI
Upgrade your cultural competencies with these free webinars sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute. Here are some topics: Diabetes and Ramadan fasting; a challenge or an Read more
Glucose Monitoring- Webinars from JJDI
Sharpen your knowledge of glucose monitoring and advance your skills on what to do with those numbers when you listen to these expert presenters sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Read more
Diabetes Complications-Webinars from JJDI
More great webinar topics from JJDI: The Challenge of Hypoglycaemia in Diabetes: Risks, Consequences and Management American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2017: Read more
Behavioral Change in Diabetes-Webinars from JJDI
We all know that “knowing” and “doing” are separate things.  Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute have published some webinars to help us refine our skills in Read more
Diabetes Medication Management Webinars from JJDI
Keep up to date and sharpen your diabetes medication knowledge with these free webinars from Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute.  Here are some of the topics: The Challenge of Read more
Diabetes Nutrition and Physical Activity Webinars from JJDI
Sharpen your core diabetes knowledge with these webinars sponsored by JJDI and presented by some of the giants in our field.  Here are some of the topics: Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Read more