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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

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

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

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

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

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