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Study finds potential early indicators of myocardial dysfunction in asymptomatic elderly patients with type 2 diabetes

Researchers examined asymptomatic patients 65 years of age and older with type 2 diabetes and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction to look for impaired global longitudinal strain, diastolic dysfunction, or left atrial enlargement.
June 2018

Beta-blockers associated with mortality risk in patients with diabetes, study finds

Patients with diabetes who were taking any beta-blocker, a beta-1 selective beta-blocker, or a specific beta-blocker had significantly higher risk for all-cause mortality versus patients with diabetes who were not taking a beta-blocker.
April 2018

Diabetes treatment in the elderly has improved, but complex regimens still common, study finds

Between 2007 and 2014, more Medicare beneficiaries were newly prescribed metformin, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, and sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors, while fewer received long-acting sulfonylureas or thiazolidinediones.
March 2018

Inpatient management by a diabetes team associated with improved readmissions, reduced cost

The retrospective study at a single tertiary care referral medical center compared cost-effectiveness of care from a specialized diabetes team with care from a primary service team.
April 2018

Intensive BP control reduced long-term CV risk, new ACCORD follow-up finds

After four years of follow-up, patients who had received intensive treatment during the trial had similar systolic blood pressure (BP) to those who had been on standard treatment but lower rates of cardiovascular (CV) events.
March 2018

Benefits of gastric bypass may diminish after 5 years

Patients with type 2 diabetes who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery maintained significant, although shrinking, improvements in HbA1c compared to those receiving lifestyle and medical management.
February 2018

Sociodemographic, clinical factors may influence insulin initiation in type 2 diabetes

The researchers found an inverse association between insulin initiation and age, and black and Hispanic participants were less likely to have insulin initiated compared with white participants.
February 2018

Review: Evidence is inconclusive on metabolic surgery vs. medical treatment for microvascular complications in T2DM

They also highlight the need for further RCTs assessing the effect of metabolic surgery on microvascular diabetes outcomes.
August 2018

Individualizing glycemic control could reduce costs, increase quality-adjusted life-years

A cost-effectiveness analysis found that individualized control saved $13,547 per patient compared with uniform intensive control, primarily due to lower medication costs, and increased quality-adjusted life-years by 0.10.
January 2018

Cardiovascular benefits of adding ezetimibe to statin therapy may be greater in patients with diabetes, study finds

Participants were randomized to receive either ezetimibe or placebo in addition to background simvastatin, and the subgroup of patients with diabetes was compared to those without the disease.
January 2018

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