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Screening tool identifies high-risk drivers with type 1 diabetes and website helps to avoid future accidents

Significant independent predictors of risk for driving mishaps included annual driving distance and presence of peripheral neuropathy. Researchers developed an 11-item questionnaire to further refine risk prediction.
May 2017

Higher prevalence of complications in young adults diagnosed with type 2 vs. type 1 diabetes

Compared to those with type 1 diabetes, participants with type 2 had a significantly higher age-adjusted prevalence of diabetic kidney disease, retinopathy, peripheral, arterial stiffness, and hypertension by age 21.
March 2017

Dapagliflozin associated with lower risk for all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes regardless of CVD risk, study finds

The population-based retrospective cohort study included 22,124 type 2 diabetes patients from a British national primary care database, 4,444 of whom had taken dapagliflozin.
March 2017

Sickle cell trait affects HbA1c's accuracy as a measure of glycemia, study finds

Mean HbA1c was 5.7% in the African-American participants with sickle cell trait and 6.0% in those without, despite similar mean fasting and two-hour glucose values.
February 2017

Supplemental triglyceride-lowering therapy may lower CVD risk in statin-treated patients with diabetic dyslipidemia, study finds

The rate of nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, or death from cardiovascular causes was 27% lower in participants with dyslipidemia randomized to fenofibrate than among those randomized to placebo.
January 2017

ACP releases updated guideline on oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes

ACP recommended that clinicians prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes when pharmacologic therapy is needed to improve glycemic control in a strong recommendation based on moderate-quality evidence.
January 2017

Clinicians should integrate psychosocial components into diabetes care, ADA recommends

The position statement recommends that physicians consider assessing cognitive capacities and symptoms of diabetes distress, depression, anxiety, and disordered eating at the initial visit and at periodic intervals.
December 2016

Updated ADA standards of diabetes care include focus on cardiovascular issues

Some other new or revised recommendations include the following:. The ADA updated the nutrition section to highlight the importance of weight loss in patients at high risk and added recommendations on
January 2019

No apparent association between glycemic control, outcomes in diabetic nursing home residents

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).
December 2016

Medicare finalizes policies to expand its Diabetes Prevention Program Model

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.
November 2016

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