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Fertility Reduced in Individuals with Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes

Offspring count higher for unaffected siblings, adult-onset type 1 patients....


Does a Vegetarian Diet Lead to Better Glycemic Control?

Meta-analysis shows some reduction in HbA1c but not a significant change in fasting glucose....


Excess Mortality from Cardiovascular Causes in Type 1 Diabetes

Degree of glycemic control is investigated for excess risk of death due to cardiovascular cause....



Rates of Diabetic Kidney Disease May be More Common than We Thought

New study says autopsy reports show nearly 50% of diabetes patients had diabetic nephropathy...


IMPROVE-IT Trial Summary

Adding ezetimibe to a statin therapy (simvastatin) shows superior results in the reduction of CV events compared to statin therapy alone....


Study Recommends Five Steps to Benefit from Workplace Prevention Programs

As Americans face growing health and financial burdens from preventable, non-communicable diseases such as CV disease, diabetes and cancers, a new study shows employers have a unique opportunity to improve employees' health....


HDL Measurement Provides New Powerful Information

Cholesterol efflux capacity appears to be superior for indicating cardiovascular risk and better target for therapeutic treatments than standard measurements....


More Is Not Better When It Comes to Dialysis

Twenty-four hours per week of dialysis saw no improvements in quality of life compared to those who did a standard number of hours per week....


Severe Hypoglycemia Associated with CV Mortality Risk in Type 1

A previous history of severe hypoglycemia is linked to increased death rates after a cardiovascular event in type 1 diabetes patients...


Is Type 2 Diabetes an Inflammatory Disease?

Macrophages, a type of immune cell, were found invading pancreatic tissue during the early...


Link between Free Fatty Acids and Acute MI, Type 2 Diabetes

Free fatty acids may play an important role in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases...


Doctors Perform the First Bariatric Embolization to Treat Obesity

Catheter-based procedure expected to decrease hormone responsible for appetite...


Hemodialysis at Home Provides Better Outcomes

Convenience, cost, frequency contribute to decrease in mortality rates...


Any Pain Medication Said Effective When Treating Diabetic Nerve Pain

Prescribers can consider cheaper drugs until further studies are done...


Exercising Shows Benefit for Chronic Kidney Disease

Low-intensity home exercise program improves physical performance in dialysis patients...


PAD, Heart Failure Shown Most Common Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes

Prevention methods differ from standard stroke and myocardial infarction presentations in T2DM patients...


Hospital Guidelines To Help Manage T2DM Diabetes in Discharged Patients

The use of a discharge algorithm based on admission HbA1c results in lowered HbA1c levels….


Weight Loss Surgery Helps People Regain Health and Reduces Healthcare Bill – UK Report

Sixty-five percent of patients with type 2 diabetes showed no indication of diabetes two years after surgery and were able to stop their diabetic medications…


Body Clock Gene Expression Rush Hour Discovered

Penn Medicine study has implications for 100 top-selling US drugs, half of which target daily-oscillating genes...


Further Link Sought Between Skin and Autoimmune Disorders

Patients with vitiligo found to have higher prevalence of diabetes and thyroid dysfunction...


Verapamil Studied in Prevention, Development of Diabetes

Trial will study calcium channel blocker thought to decrease protein production and protect against development of type 1 and type 2 diabetes...


New Approach Targets Type 2's Poorly Controlled With Metformin

Add-on of saxagliptin plus dapagliflozin shows greater improvements in glycemic control versus the use of single drug with metformin....


Campaign Set to Increase Parental Awareness of Type 1 Symptoms

Delayed diagnosis leading to high instances of DKA in children...


High BMI Remains Potential Diabetes Trigger

Metabolic health, lack of other risk factors offer no added protection....


Brown Fat Potentially Effective Treatment for Type 2 and Obesity

Stress hormones prompt increase of glucose uptake....


Exercise Promotes Preservation of Beta Cells

Decrease of pro-inflammatory agents can reduce beta cell death in new type 1s....


New SGLT2 Inhibitor Likely to Be Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Twice-daily regimen found to increase LDL, genital infections compared to benefits of once-daily regimen...


Counseling Proves Most Effective in Meaningful Weight Loss

Primary care programs using three-pronged approach net high results with or without intervention by doctor...


Sulfonylureas Linked to Cardio Disease in Women Without Prior Incident

Use over 10-year period also leads to cardiac events in type 2 patients using metformin monotherapy...


Pistachios Associated with an Improved Metabolic Risk Profile in Prediabetes

In a study, patients who consumed pistachios showed improvement in fasting glucose, insulin, and HOMA of insulin resistance....


Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery

In a large population of obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery, British researchers found that surgery reduced the incidence of diabetes...


Increased Risk of Childhood Obesity in Girls Exposed to Gestational Diabetes

Girls whose mothers were also overweight or obese had an even higher risk....


Very Low Carbohydrate, Low Saturated Fat Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Management

In the 24-week study, improved HbA1c and cholesterol reduced the need for medications...


Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery

In a large population of obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery, British researchers found that surgery reduced the incidence of diabetes...


Protein Discovered that May Link Diabetes, Cancer and Pulmonary Hypertension

Lab models that develop diabetes and cancer and that lacked Sirtuin 3 also developed pulmonary hypertension…


High Serum Calcium Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Incidence

In patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, the risk of diabetes was over three times higher in those with increased serum calcium levels...


New Drug Delivery System to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Deferoxamine delivered through the skin has the potential to prevent amputations...


Does Sweet Taste Sensitivity Affect the Development of Diabetes?

Pre-diabetes patients show blunted taste response similar to diagnosed diabetes patients...


Antimicrobial Use Associated with Increased Risk of Hypoglycemia in Older Patients Using Sulfonylureas

Study finds drug combination increases costs and morbidity rates….


Maternal and Paternal Smoking Can Impact Female Fetus

Smoking during the first trimester may increase risk of type 2 diabetes later in life....



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