Patients with impaired glucose tolerance who were treated with Chinese herbs for a year were significantly less likely to develop diabetes than matched patients who didn't take the herbs, a study found.
A new study found no evidence of a mortality benefit for diabetics in being obese or overweight and thus did not support the so-called “obesity paradox.”
Having a spouse with diabetes was associated with a 26% increase in personal diabetes risk, according to a recent study.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 32-year-old man with type 1 diabetes and significant blood glucose elevations associated with exercise.
In patients with type 2 diabetes, intensive control of blood pressure and cholesterol did not protect against cognitive decline, a recent study found.
Review: Bariatric surgery increases weight loss and diabetes remission more than nonsurgical treatment
A meta-analysis of 11 randomized, controlled trials found that bariatric surgery improved several health and diabetes outcomes more than nonsurgical treatment.
A meta-analysis of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors showed no increase in pancreatic adverse events, while a trial of saxagliptin found no effect on the overall rate of cardiovascular events.
The FDA has requested clinical trial data on saxagliptin (Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR) to investigate a possible increase in heart failure in patients taking the drug.
Twenty lots of Abbott's FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips were recalled.