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Treatment based on physiologic assessment may help prevent diabetes

In a retrospective observational study, patients with prediabetes were assigned to a risk category for diabetes based on presence and severity of insulin resistance, impaired beta-cell function, and hyperglycemia, then treated accordingly.
October 2018

Hypoglycemia may be associated with myocardial damage

Among patients with coronary artery disease, severity and frequency of hypoglycemia were associated with increased levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T, although the association was attenuated in adjusted analyses.
October 2018

Diabetes patients without other risk factors may have near-normal mortality risks

The studied risk factors were HbA1c level, LDL cholesterol level, presence of albuminuria, smoking status, and blood pressure.
September 2018

Intensive glucose control soon after diagnosis may improve diabetes outcomes, study indicates

The findings underscore the urgency of early diagnosis of diabetes and the consequences of failing to achieve near-normal glycemia soon after patients are diagnosed, according to the study authors.
September 2018

Individualized nutrition therapy recommended for diabetes, prediabetes

Adults with diabetes should be referred to individualized, diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy, while overweight or obese adults with prediabetes should be referred to an intensive lifestyle intervention program and/or medical nutritional
May 2019

Impaired glucose tolerance at 1 hour may be more predictive than at 2 hours, study finds

The results highlight the potential benefit of targeting individuals with an elevated one-hour blood glucose level and, if supported by additional evidence, eventually replacing the two-hour test with a ... The generalizability of the results to patients
December 2017

Self-management of diabetes during hospitalization may be beneficial, guideline says

The guideline, developed by the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care, noted that many patients taking insulin will know more about their usual regimen than the medical and nursing staff responsible for their care.
July 2018

ADA suggests ways to improve insulin affordability

The American Diabetes Association calls for increasing transparency across the entire supply chain, streamlining the approval process for biosimilars, lowering or removing patient cost-sharing, and increasing access to health care coverage for
June 2018

Preoperative glucose levels may predict postoperative cardiac outcomes regardless of whether patients have diabetes

For patients without diabetes, predictors of myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery included a casual glucose level of more than 6.86 mmol/L (124 mg/dL) and a fasting glucose level of more than 6.41 mmol/L (116 mg/dL).
August 2018

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

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