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Intermittent fasting appears effective for HbA1c reduction in type 2 diabetes

Patients on the intermittent energy restriction diet ate 500 to 600 kcal/d on two nonconsecutive days each week and followed their usual diet on the other days. They were compared to a group eating 1,200 to 1,500 kcal/d.
August 2018

Basal insulin analogs and NPH insulin had similar rates of hypoglycemia hospital visits, glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Researchers used data from Kaiser Permanente of Northern California to retrospectively assess patients with type 2 diabetes who initiated a long-acting insulin analog or NPH insulin between Jan. 1, 2006, and Sept. 30, 2015.
July 2018

SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists associated with lower mortality compared to DPP-4 inhibitors, analysis finds

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonists were associated with a higher risk of adverse events than sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors or dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, according to the meta-analysis.
May 2018

Very low-carb diet may improve glycemic control in type 1 diabetes with few adverse events, study finds

Researchers conducted an online survey of an international social media group of people with type 1 diabetes who follow a very low-carb diet (up to 30 g/d derived from fibrous vegetables and nuts).
May 2018

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

Hypoglycemia reduced with continuous glucose monitoring in small trial of ICU patients

Adults who were expected to have an ICU stay of at least three days and who had persistent hyperglycemia for up to six hours after admission, were receiving insulin, or both had a peripheral venous catheter placed and connected to a continuous
May 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

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

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

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

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