Knowledge among U.S. patients and clinicians about recommended care for diabetes is good but could still use improvement, one can conclude from studies published this month.
Intensive blood pressure control may increase diabetic patients' risk of stroke or coronary heart disease, a group of researchers recently concluded in two separate publications.
The annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes was held in Barcelona, Spain in September. Research presented at the meeting covered risks of sulfonylureas, pioglitazone and macular edema, treatment intensification and
The benefits of metformin treatment were highlighted by a few intriguing studies published in the past month.
Several recent studies addressed the effects of diabetes and diabetes treatments on cardiovascular risk.
Three recent studies reanalyzed past data about the effects of intensive glycemic control and published new findings about how and which patients may benefit.
Two recent studies highlighted some differences among ethnic groups in risk and incidence of diabetes.
The possible role of viruses in the development of diabetes was analyzed by two recent studies.
The risks and consequences of hypoglycemia were described by several studies published recently.
Three comparisons of bariatric surgery and medical management for obese type 2 diabetes patients were recently published in journals of the American Medical Association.