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To Prevent Diabetes, One-Size-Fits-All Won't Work

Groups of adults at risk for diabetes harbor different perceptions of the disease, say NYU researchers....


Drinking Sugary Beverages for 2 Weeks Can Boost Risk for Heart Disease

Study finds increases sensitivity to high consumption of high-fructose corn syrup regardless of quantity...


Just One Hour of TV Boosts Kids' Obesity Risk

Odds increased nearly 50 percent with 60 minutes or more of daily screen time...



CGMS Reveals Risk of Larger Babies

Fluctuating glucose levels in diabetic pregnant women, revealed through continuous glucose monitoring, is associated with bigger babies...


Can Exercise Make Up for a Poor Diet?

According to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, even though physical activity is important for health, a healthy diet is essential for weight loss, and regular exercise will not make up for a poor diet...


Summary of Standards of Care for Diabetes for Primary Care

An abridged version of the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes has been produced for primary care physicians...


Food Quality Vs. Counting Calories

Food quality as important as counting calories....


Intensive Treatment Results Varies According to A1c

Ancillary study conducted using ACCORD data...


Oral Insulin May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Children

In the Pre-POINT pilot study, five of six children who were at extremely high risk of developing type 1 diabetes and who received a high dose of oral insulin had a protective immune response, and the insulin did not cause hypoglycemia...


Preventing Major Cardiovascular Events in Diabetics

Controlling factors such as HbA1c, LDL cholesterol, blood pressure, and smoking can all help to reduce risk...


Statin Therapy Associated with 46% Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study, statin therapy may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes by decreasing insulin sensitivity and secretion...


Dapagliflozin and Its Effects on Glycemia and Cardiovascular Risk

Dapagliflozin could be used effectively in patients with type 2 diabetes, CVD, and hypertension, according to a new study....


Tolerance to Metformin through the Use of Gastrointestinal Microbiome

Gastrointestinal microbiome modulator may help alleviate the side effects of metformin and improve glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes...


Relationship between Consumption of Protein, Carbs and Long-Term Weight Gain

Significant interactions between changes in different protein foods, carbohydrate, and glycemic load and weight changes were observed in a new study...


Benefits of a Community Pharmacy-based Intervention Program for People at Risk for T2D

The outcome of a 12-month prevention program conducted in 42 community pharmacies...


Exercise Therapy for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Some positive effects seen but no decrease in pain intensity was observed....


New Findings on Sports-related Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The study suggests that there is a high-benefit to low-risk nature with sports activity in middle age, since the portion of sports-associated SCA is relatively small...


Psychological Stressors during Childhood Associated with Higher Risk for T1

SLE (Stressful Life Events) experienced by child during first 14 years of life associated with higher risk of diabetes...


HBV Vaccine Unaffected by Type 2 Diabetes

But vaccine still recommended for diabetes patients due to increased risk of disease...


Maternal Diabetes and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Offspring

Early screening in mothers with diabetes may be help to reduce ASD risk in children...


FDA Panel Recommends New CV Safety Warnings on Onglyza and Nesina DPP-4s

Updated label information recommendation is in light of completed cardiovascular-outcomes studies...


Task Force Weighs Evidence on Diabetes Screenings

USPSTF researchers find that screening for diabetes did not improve mortality rates after 10 years of follow-up but treatment of IFG or IGT was associated with delayed progression to type 2 diabetes….


Increase in Inflammation Linked to High Traffic Pollution for Those on Insulin

Two-year study finds markedly increased C-reactive protein compared to those living in lower traffic areas...


Hyperglycemia Contributors in Newly Diagnosed T2 Patients

Should initial pharmacotherapy target basal glucose (BG) or postprandial glucose (PPG)?...


Two Eggs a Day Shows Some Benefit for T2D Patients

Diet satiety improved (with less boredom), no significant change detected in HDL...


Watching Television Increases Risk of T2D

The lower the level of sedentary time, the lower the risk of developing diabetes...


Being Overweight Associated with Decreased Dementia Risk

Risks shown to increase for middle-aged patients as BMI decreases...


Four Keys to Improving Medication Adherence Among the Diabetic Elderly

Greater supply, mail order pharmacy use, lower copays, lower out-of-pocket expense shown effective….


Toe-brachial Pressure Index and Toe BP Predict Recurrent CV Events in T2DM

Major vascular disease is correlated with low TBI, not ABI...


Facebook, Skype May Improve Diabetes Control for T1DM Patients on Pump Therapy

Patient interaction with doctors via social media found as effective as regular visits...


Risk of Retinopathy in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Patients

DR prevalence of DR higher in T1s; T2s have the major burden....


Alcohol Consumption and Its Effects on Insulin Sensitivity and Glycemic Status

Study finds type 2 risk in nondiabetic patients decreased...


Combination of a DPP-4 and an SGLT-2 for Type 2’s

New treatment strategies have focused on both dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP)-4 inhibitors, and SGLT-2’s....


Portion Control Plates Don’t Reduce Calories for Overweight Teen Girls

Diet education for these teens should be "clear, simple, repeated, and interesting"….


Why Do Patients on TZD's Gain Weight?

According to a new study, TZDs activates sensors on a brain cells that increase hunger….


Intranasal Glucagon for Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes Patients

The therapy, aimed at caregivers, could provide a better treatment choice and easier administration to a patient...


Web-based Decision Support Program to Improve Diabetes Control

Program helps aid primary care physicians in the management of patients with diabetes using individualized therapy….


The Dual Role of Sitagliptin in Improving Cognitive Function and Glycemic Control

Study conducted in mice has shown that sitagliptin might offer beneficial effects in reversing cognitive impairment...


New Cholesterol Medications Lower Cholesterol More Effectively Than Statins

Evulocumab and alirocumab inhibit PCSK9, a protein responsible for cholesterol regulation, decreases cholesterol levels….


MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump System Mimics Healthy Pancreas

The newly developed insulin pump system for type 1 diabetes patients is not yet available in the U.S….



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