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AACE 2015: Dental Office Screening Identifies Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes

Score proposed to help facilitate diagnosis among population that infrequently sees primary physicians...


AACE 2015: Principal Investigator of Bionic Artificial Pancreas Provides Updates

Studies show reduction in CGM levels and hypoglycemia compared to insulin-pump therapy...


AACE 2015: Physicians Say Patient Care Guided by CDE-Ambassadors Better

Professionals trained by endocrinologists shown effective in reducing patients’ glycemia, blood pressure, lipids and body weight…



New Intragastric Balloon for Weight-Loss Treatment

Patients shed pounds and had fewer comorbidities with minimally invasive procedure...


FDA Warns that Use of SGLT-2 Inhibitors Could Lead to Ketoacidosis in Some Patients

Proper patient education on hydration touted as method to reduce DKA...


Can Diet and Exercise Prevent Muscle Loss in Old Age?

Further study needed on combining exercise training and diet supplementation...


Cardiovascular Health Tested by Hand-Grip Strength

Test may be inexpensive way to gauge patients at increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and premature death…


Peripheral Neuropathy May Precede Diabetes Diagnosis

Components of metabolic syndrome associated with peripheral neuropathy in prediabetic patients…


Web-based Interventions May Assist Treatment of Diabetes Depression

Increased risk of depression may affect patient desire for face-to-face contact, hinder diabetes care...


Autoantibodies Possible Predictors of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Diesease progression possible with presence of two or more autoantibodies...


Microvascular Complications Due to Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

Studies yet to determine if gluten-free diet will decrease risk of retinopathy, nephropathy...


Increased Testosterone Linked to Diabetes and Prostate Enlargement

More long-term studies necessary to assess safety, efficacy of testosterone-replacement therapy...


Circulating Progenitor Cells Predict Microvascular Outcomes in Type 2 Patients

A low CD34+ count also diminished the protective effects of ACE inhibitors/ARBs on microalbuminuria progression...


Fish Oil May Help with Diabetic Neuropathy

Omega-3 fatty acids in found to improved nerve damage in mice with type 1 and type 2...


Alzheimer's and Diabetes Linked?

Elevated blood glucose caused increase in amyloid beta leveles in the brain...


Is Diet or Exercise the Best Way to Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Researchers study effects of calorie restriction and physical activity as separate and combination weight-loss methods...


Using a Grocery List Linked to Better BMI

Study finds low-income shoppers who used list made higher quality food choices and had lower body weight...


Vitamin D Supplements May Help Patients Lose Weight

Italian study suggests that a daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient...


Caffeine During Pregnancy Nearly Doubles Childhood Obesity Risk

Children born to mothers who drank caffeine-laden drinks during pregnancy were 89% more likely to be obese...


Diabetes Interventions in the School System

Lack of trained staff, equipement and policies complicates diabetes management for children...


Parents Influence their Children's Diabetes Control

Parents diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension found to negatively impact children's glycemic control...


Diet Swap Has Dramatic Effects on Colon Cancer Risk for Americans and Africans

Scientists saw dramatic effects on risk factors for colon cancer when American and African volunteers swapped diets for just two weeks...


GLP-1 Analog May Help with NAFLD and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

GLP-1 drug shows potential to treat both diseases...


Antibiotics Possibly Linked to Increased Risk of Diabetes

Extended, multiple, or lifetime regimens of medications may alter gut micobiota...


What Is the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act?

Legislation would provide coverage for National Diabetes Prevention Program to Medicare beneficiaries at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes...


What Population Has the Fastest Progression to Diabetes?

Asian Indians with prediabetes have one of the highest incidence rates for diabetes, despite being younger and having a much lower average BMI than other high-risk populations...


How to Lower the Risk of Getting Diabetes by Up to 25%

Replacing one serving of a sugary drink with water, unsweetened tea or coffee daily can decrease the risk for developing diabetes by up to 25%...


Inflammatory Marker Profile Shifts As Type 2 Develops

A large, population-based, observational study identified different profiles of inflammatory and immune biomarkers in people with no diabetes, prediabetes, or type 2 diabetes...


Fructose May Increase Cravings More Than Other Sugars

Study finds greater reaction to food cues, lower plasma insulin levels...


Treating Sleep Apnea with CPAP Nightly Can Lower Diabetes Risk

Findings suggest that CPAP treatment, if used for 8 hours per night, can help people with prediabetes improve their blood sugar levels and may reduce the risk of progressing to diabetes. ...


Diabetic Patients with Psoriasis May Have Higher Risk of Complications

Condition increased risk of microvascular and macrovascular complications...


Walking Two Minutes Per Hour Extra Each Day Prolongs Life

Trading 2 minutes/hour of sedentary activity with light-intensity activity was linked to 33% lower mortality in the general population and 41% lower mortality in those with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...


Using Sugar to Quiet Stress Fuels More Cravings

Studies find sugar limits production of cortisol in the brain, prompting dietary habit...


Obesity in Childhood Associated with Lower Degree of Education

Obesity in childhood may predispose to poor psychosocial health....


More Breakfast Protein Can Prevent Type 2 Spikes in Glucose

University of Missouri researchers find eating breakfast increases release of insulin after lunch...


Pandemic Threatens Economic Prosperity

Diabetes has infiltrated the Middle East and is now leading to the deaths of nearly one in every three adults...


Metformin Reported in Use with Only 3.7% of Those with Prediabetes

A new UCLA study reports that although metformin has proven to be effective in slowing the onset of diabetes, it is rarely prescribed for this purpose...


Neuropathy Due to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency, Not Diabetes

Metformin + H2RA and/or PPI = a recipe for neuropathy...


When to Suspect Cystic Fibrosis in Patients with Diabetes

Two cases studies of CF males who went undiagnosed until infertility was presented...


Avoiding Fraud and Waste with Diabetic Therapeutic Footwear

Criteria for a diabetic patient's therapeutic footwear.



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2015 Most Popular Articles:

Neuropathy Due to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency, Not Diabetes
Posted April 30, 2015
What Is the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act?
Posted May 08, 2015
Statin Therapy Associated with 46% Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted April 23, 2015
Metformin Reported in Use with Only 3.7% of Those with Prediabetes
Posted April 30, 2015
Is Diet or Exercise the Best Way to Reduce Diabetes Risk?
Posted May 15, 2015
Summary of Standards of Care for Diabetes for Primary Care
Posted April 30, 2015
SGLT-2 Inhibitors: Teach from the Start and Manage Expectations
Posted May 03, 2015
FDA Panel Recommends New CV Safety Warnings on Onglyza and Nesina DPP-4s
Posted April 17, 2015
Treating Sleep Apnea with CPAP Nightly Can Lower Diabetes Risk
Posted May 08, 2015
Relationship between Consumption of Protein, Carbs and Long-Term Weight Gain
Posted April 23, 2015


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