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STAMPEDE 3 Results: Bariatric Surgery vs. Intensive Medical Therapy

It appears to offer better and more durable control of diabetes than medical therapy....


Diabetes Medications Are the Most Expensive

Review of 2013 prescriptions by the Express Scripts shows that diabetes medications trounce all others in terms of annual patient spend on traditional medications....


Lifestyle Changes during Prediabetes Can Reduce Mortality

Not only may an intensive program of diet, exercise, or both delay progression from prediabetes to diabetes, but among women, it may also lower CVD and all-cause mortality.... 



Diabetes and CVD Risk with Postpartum Weight Gain

Failure to lose 'baby weight' may carry long-term risk for diabetes and heart disease.... 


Aleglitazar Does Not Reduce Risk of Recurrent CV Events among Diabetes Patients

The use of aleglitazar does not appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in diabetic patient.... 


Strong Association between Mediterranean Diet and Lower Risk of Diabetes

The benefits of the Mediterranean diet appear to be the same cross-culturally… 


Generation X at Greater Diabetes Risk

They are evolving into a more unhealthy generation.... 


Dark Chocolate: Has the Mystery Been Solved?

Certain bacteria in the stomach ferment cocoa into anti-inflammatory compounds…. 


Emergency Recall of the OTC Weight-loss Drug Alli

Several reports of tampering have been made nationwide.... 


Working-age Adults with Diabetes and the Risk of Seasonal Influenza

Working-age adults with diabetes may be at an increased risk for illness attributed to influenza.... 


It's Not Final Until It's Final: FDA Delays Decision on Inhaled Insulin Treatment

MannKind Corp said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration extended the review date of its inhaled insulin treatment by three months....


GLP-1 Slows Hypoglycemia

Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) slows the accelerated gastric emptying associated with hypoglycemia, according to a crossover study.... 


Severe Hypoglycemia Increases Premature Death and Cancer Risk in T2DM

A look at whether type 2 diabetes patients with severe hypoglycemia exhibit certain phenotypes that may predict premature death and all-site cancer....


Bariatric Surgery vs. Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes

The results of the STAMPEDE Study compares intensive medical management of diabetes to gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.... 


Mother's Physical Activity Level Directly Influences Child's

Children's behavior generally mimics their parents'. Are we now seeing more obese children because children are mimicking their parent's sedentary lifestyles?...


Both High and Low BMIs in Older Population Can Increase All-cause Mortality

Lower BMIs in older adults may not be as healthy as in younger adults.... 


Testing Kidney Function Using an Alternative Filtration Marker

A new method of testing kidney function using cystatin-C, an endogenous protein produced by almost all nucleated cells, is shown to be more effective than measuring serum creatinine....


Loss of Fingertip Sensation Can Indicate Progression of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers evaluated different measures of hand and finger function in type 2 diabetic patients....


Diabetes and Periodontal Health Bi-directional

According to multiple studies, diabetics are at an increased risk of severe periodontitis. This association relationship appears to be bi-direction, meaning the presence of periodontal disease may hinder glycemic control in...


Phentermine/Topiramate Slows Progression to T2DM

Cardiometabolic risk factors also significantly improved....


Intensive Insulin Treatment Associated with Better Outcomes in Surgical ICU Patients

Researchers look at the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) in patients undergoing hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery with perioperative intermediate vs. intensive insulin therapy.... 


Could Glucagon-like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) Agonists Be Delivered Intranasally?

Possibility of non-subcutaneous administration could increase patient compliance.... 


Do C-Peptides Help to Preserve Beta-cells?

Higher C-peptide levels are also associated with better long-term microvascular health including retinopathy.... 


Carb-matching Bolus vs. Weight-Dependent Partial Bolus on Closed-Loop Glucose Control

Carbohydrate counting can be difficult for some type 1 diabetes patients. Partial prandial weight-based bolus dosing may be a safe and effective alternative....


Who Qualifies for Statin Treatment under the New Guidelines?

The new guidelines from the ACC and AHA would increase the number of individuals eligible for statin therapy by nearly 13 million people.... 


GLP-1 Agonist Interaction with Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia

A study shows GLP-1 agonists slow the acceleration of gastric emptying that occurs as a result of insulin-induced hypoglycemia.... 


Surprising Trends in the Use of Antidiabetic Drugs

Researchers track data on antidiabetic prescriptions dispensed from retail pharmacies in the US and note some interesting prescribing patterns. What is the most antidiabetic drug dispensed?...


Is Moderate Wine Consumption in Type 2 Diabetes Beneficial?

Moderation is key when it comes to diabetes and alcoholic beverages.... 


Benefits of Insulin Pump Use in Type 1 Diabetic Pregnancies

The use of insulin pumps during pregnancy could be beneficial…. 


Agavins: A Potential Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners

Agavins are non-digestible natural sugars which may have future applications in diabetes and weight loss by increasing the GLP-1 hormone.... 


Statin Users Can Experience Weight Gain with Diabetes Onset

Statins will lower cholesterol and increase weight in diabetic patients.... 


Multifactorial Treatment Effective at Improving Prognosis in Those with Diabetic Nephropathy

Cohort study determines how patient outcomes have changed since multifactorial treatment of CV risk factors and RAS inhibition have become standard of care.... 


Adding Vildagliptin to Metformin for Type 2's

The results of adding vildagliptin to metformin.... 


Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Can Lead to Diabetes in the Future

Myocardial infarction (MI) patients who are hospitalized and are hyperglycemic may have increased risk for diabetes.... 


Chronic Hyperglycemia Can Affect Surgical Outcomes

Hyperglycemia may affect how long patients stay in the hospital after surgery.... 


Rate of Gestational Weight Gain at Different Pregnancy Periods Associated with Infant Body Composition at 4 months

Researchers discover that rate of weight gain in midpregnancy affects the infant's body mass differently than weight gain during late pregnancy.... 


Poor Glycemic Control and Insulin Resistance Associated with Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction

Poor glycemic control is associated with the occurrence of morning blood pressure surge (MBPS), which is thought to be involved in the development of vascular dysfunction....


Albiglutide (FDA Application Pending) Has Greater Tolerability, Comparable A1c Reductions, But Less Weight Loss

Research showed type 2 diabetes patients who took once-weekly albiglutide attained significant reductions in A1C, comparable with those who were on once-daily liraglutide. "The data indicate that albiglutide is...


Arterial Stiffness Associated with Glucose Tolerance in Hypertensive Patients

Researchers find that increases in arterial stiffness may occur in hypertensive patients other than those with T2DM.... 


Diabetic Cancer Patients Experience Higher Rates of Mortality than Non-diabetic Cancer Patients

Out-of-control diabetes may not only put patients at risk of diabetes-related complications but also decrease chances of surviving cancer.... 



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Patient Handout: 7 Tips to Drop Excess Pounds with Diabetes
Posted April 04, 2014
Who Qualifies for Statin Treatment under the New Guidelines?
Posted March 27, 2014
Vitamin D's Effect on the Progression of Pre-type 1 Diabetes
Posted March 14, 2014
Updated Bolus Calculators for Diabetes Management
Posted March 20, 2014
A1C Is a Predictor of Clinical Outcomes Following Noncardiac Surgery
Posted March 14, 2014
Surprising Trends in the Use of Antidiabetic Drugs
Posted March 27, 2014
Abdominal Fat Accumulation Prevented by Unsaturated Fat
Posted March 14, 2014
Evidence Shows Possible Benefit of Metformin and Glyburide Use in Pregnancy
Posted March 14, 2014
Statin Side-effects Questioned
Posted March 20, 2014
Agavins: A Potential Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners
Posted March 27, 2014

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