Recent studies looked at light therapy for depression and diabetes, seasonal variation in glycemic control, and associations between outdoor sunlight and temperature and metabolism.
Having gestational diabetes, or even elevated glucose levels during pregnancy, may be associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease (CVD) later, according to three recent studies.
Two recent studies analyzed the renal effects of medications for type 2 diabetes, one finding lower rates of acute kidney injury with sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors and the other finding reduced onset of macroalbuminuria with liraglutide.
Recent diabetes research analyzed trends in lower-extremity amputations in Ontario, Canada, as well as how health literacy, procalcitonin, and mortality risk relate to diabetic foot infection outcomes.
One recent study found that many patients with diabetes frequently forget to take their medications, while another analyzed the association between diabetes and brain volume and cognitive performance among older people.
Diet and diabetes were the focus of two recent large studies—one an umbrella review of the impact of diet patterns on diabetes incidence and the other a prospective study of fat intake and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes.
One study found that counseling about genetic risk for diabetes does not lead at-risk patients to lose weight, while another determined that advice on fat consumption does not need to be individualized based on genetic risk.
Recent analyses of the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) trial looked at the effects of fenofibrate on gout and cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Recent studies analyzed depression in diabetes, including associated causes of death, the potential benefits of peer support and a plant-based diet, and strategies for screening and treatment.
One recent study examined rates of autism spectrum disorder in children in California, while another in Sweden compared birth defects in infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes and infants of mothers without diabetes.