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 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.
Studies published in July looked at factors and conditions associated with variation in glycemic control between clinic visits, including diabetes treatment intensity and Alzheimer's disease.
Mortality and cardiovascular complications from diabetes have gone down, but incidence rates among youth are up, according to recent studies of Swedish and American patients, respectively.
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.
Recent studies looked at prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.; trends in hospitalization for diabetic ketoacidosis; and the prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes.
Two studies compared heart failure rates in patients with and without type 2 diabetes, while a third looked at the risk of heart failure associated with various classes of glucose-lowering drugs.
Multiple recent studies focused on HIV and diabetes, looking at incidence of diabetes among patients with HIV, the effectiveness of medications in patients with both conditions, and efforts to improve nutrition in patients with one or both conditions
A new study validated a score for predicting risk of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes, while another looked at historical trends in heart failure hospitalizations in U.S. diabetes patients.
Recent studies looked at diabetic retinopathy's associations with age-related macular degeneration, chronic kidney disease, and different classes of diabetes drugs.