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Telephone interventions may improve HbA1c control in low-income populations

The addition of telephone calls by health educators to printed self-management materials may improve diabetes control in low-income diabetics with worse metabolic control, a study found.
August 2015

Studies offer support for home use of artificial pancreas in type 1 diabetes

Home use of a closed-loop insulin delivery system, or artificial pancreas, appeared to be effective in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to 2 recently published reports conducted under regular living conditions.
October 2015

HbA1c results may be affected by anemia

Anemia affects the reliability of HbA1c results, concluded a new systematic review that offered 4 tips for incorporating this knowledge into clinical practice.
June 2015

Metformin associated with increased all-cause mortality risk in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced CKD

Metformin is associated with higher risk for all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a recent study.
July 2015

Early insulin initiation may benefit older adults with type 2 diabetes and inadequate glycemic control

Older patients with type 2 diabetes and inadequate glycemic control may benefit from earlier initiation of insulin therapy, according to a recent study.
June 2015

Metformin associated with B-vitamin deficiency, cognitive dysfunction in older patients

This observational study suggests that metformin use in hyperglycemic older patients is associated with vitamin B12 and B6 (pyridoxine) deficiency and poorer cognitive performance.
April 2019

Metformin appears more durable as monotherapy versus sulfonylurea or meglitinide, study finds

Metformin appeared to be effective as monotherapy for a longer period than sulfonylurea or meglitinide in treatment-naïve patients with type 2 diabetes, a recent study reports.
April 2015

Link between statins and diabetes explored in 2 studies

Two new studies looked at how and why statin treatment increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.
March 2015

Low health literacy linked to misperceptions of glucose control

Diabetic patients with low health literacy and persistently elevated HbA1c levels were more likely to have the erroneous impression that their glucose was well controlled, according to a recent study.
March 2015

Diabetes spending has increased, mostly due to prescription costs

Managing diabetes has become more expensive in the past 20 years, mostly due to more spending on drugs, a study found, while a second paper suggested that older patients are more likely to be using medications to control their condition.
February 2015

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