Young and middle-aged women with diabetes have about 4 times the risk of coronary artery disease as same-age women without diabetes and similar risk to same-age diabetic men, an analysis found.
In patients with diabetes, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents improved health status and quality of life to similar degrees.
Poor glycemic control causes overestimations in calculations of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), according to a recent study that developed a formula to correct the problem.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate an 82-year-old with a 6-year history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and a 5-year history of heart failure.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently released new recommendations on nutrition therapy for adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were found to possibly improve outcomes for patients with diabetes more than other antihypertensives, a recent meta-analysis found.
A review of 3 randomized controlled trials found that surgical treatment increased weight loss and improved diabetes-related outcomes more than nonsurgical treatment in moderately obese patients.
A lifestyle intervention did not reduce cardiovascular outcomes in overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes
The Look AHEAD trial randomized more than 5,000 overweight and obese type 2 diabetics to intensive lifestyle intervention or diabetes support and education and found that the intensive group reduced several risk factors, but not the primary outcome.