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Intense multifactorial intervention associated with increased life span, time to CVD events in type 2 diabetes

The intensive intervention was initially conducted for a median of 7.8 years and used both pharmacologic and behavioral methods to target coexisting risk factors for late complications of diabetes.
September 2016

3 biomarkers may refine standard cardiovascular risk algorithms for diabetes

Elevations in high-sensitivity troponin T or N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide were significantly associated with risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and hospitalization for heart failure, while C-reactive protein was a less
October 2016

Very low systolic blood pressure associated with less CV risk in diabetes patients

Patients with type 2 diabetes and a systolic blood pressure of 110 to 119 mm Hg appeared to have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease than patients who had systolic blood pressures of 130 to 139 mm Hg, according to a registry study.
August 2016

Socioeconomic status appears linked to mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

The study looked at data from the Sweden National Diabetes Register to determine what patient characteristics were related to all-cause mortality or death from cardiovascular-, diabetes-, or cancer-related causes.
July 2016

Intensive glycemic treatment may be common, doubles risk of hypoglycemia

Intensive treatment was defined as use of more glucose-lowering medications than recommended by practice guidelines and was found in 18.7% of clinically complex Medicare patients.
June 2016

Thiazolidinedione add-ons associated with less CV risk, study finds

The U.K.-based retrospective cohort study used a database that linked national hospitalization and mortality data for people who were prescribed second-line regimens after metformin.
July 2016

Excess mortality examined in older patients with diabetes

Excess mortality associated with diabetes was highest in patients younger than age 75 who had had diabetes for a longer time period, with the relative hazard highest in women, a study found.
June 2016

1-hour glucose value may predict mortality risk

A 1-hour glucose value above 155 mg/dL predicted mortality even when the 2-hour glucose value was below 140 mg/dL, according to the 33-year study.
May 2016

Pioglitazone, but not rosiglitazone, associated with increased risk of bladder cancer

The results of this study pose the question of whether the increased likelihood of bladder cancer, which is rare, justifies withholding pioglitazone from adults with type 2 diabetes, according to an accompanying editorial.
April 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

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