Among diabetics, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) was associated with lower rates of death from any cause, myocardial infarction (MI), or stroke than percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with a drug-eluting stent, a study found.
Eating at least a cup of beans per day for three months lowered diabetic patients' hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) scores and blood pressure, a new study found.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) released a joint consensus report last month on diabetes in older adults.
As initial monotherapy for type 2 diabetes, sulfonylureas were associated with more cardiovascular events and deaths than metformin, a new study found.
Intensive BP control and/or glucose control did not reduce microvascular events in hypertensive type 2 diabetes
More than 4,000 patients with type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease (CVD) or CVD risk factors were randomized to a systolic blood pressure (BP) target of less than 120 mm Hg or less than 140 mm Hg.
Researchers reviewed more than 140 randomized trials of quality improvement (QI) strategies for managing adult patients with diabetes.
Recommendations for self-monitoring vary depending on the type of diabetes and treatment regimen of individual patients.
World Diabetes Day is to be held on Nov. 14 and President Obama recently proclaimed November to be National Diabetes Month.