The results highlight the underappreciated burden of diabetic foot hospitalizations not associated with amputation, the authors said.
In a survey of U.S. adults with diabetes, about 13% who were prescribed medication said they did not take it as prescribed, and about 24% said they asked their doctors for a lower-cost medication.
Patients with diabetes and obesity who had metabolic surgery were matched in a 1:5 ratio to those who received usual care, with incidence of a major cardiovascular event (MACE) as the primary outcome.
More than one in five patients with well-controlled diabetes were receiving more medications than recommended, many of them elderly or with multiple comorbidities, a recent study found.
While current guidelines use only the absolute value of blood pressure (BP) to stratify a patient's cardiovascular (CV) risk, the results suggest that variability in systolic BP may also contribute to risk stratification in this high-risk population,
An accompanying editorial noted that the results from this Chinese study highlight the need for a global emphasis on preventing cardiovascular disease.“ One hopes that these observations will stimulate broader international
The results highlight the heterogeneity of type 2 diabetes and may help explain the differences in disease progression and response to glucose-lowering treatment seen in clinical practice, an accompanying comment
The study included patients 65 years of age and older with type 1 or type 2 diabetes admitted to a Veterans Affairs nursing home, and they were categorized by baseline HbA1c (6.0% to 6.9%, 7.0% to 7.9%, 8.0% to 8.9%, and 9.0% or higher).
The intervention for Medicare beneficiaries with prediabetes includes at least 16 weekly hour-long sessions over months 1 to 6 and at least 6 monthly maintenance sessions over months 6 to 12.
highlight the need for early intervention aimed to reduce risk factors for overweight or obesity in type 2 diabetic individuals to preserve their brain structure and cognitive function,” the authors wrote.