Patients at high risk of diabetes widely vary in their likelihood of benefiting from lifestyle changes or metformin, a study concluded.
Diabetic patients with low health literacy and persistently elevated HbA1c levels were more likely to have the erroneous impression that their glucose was well controlled, according to a recent study.
Two new studies looked at how and why statin treatment increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.
In obesity with type 2 diabetes, duodenal-jejunal bypass liners improved weight loss and HbA1c during treatment
This randomized controlled trial of 77 obese adults with type 2 diabetes found that adding an endoscopic duodenal–jejunal bypass liner to a dietary intervention improved weight loss and HbA1c after 6 months of treatment, but the benefit was not maintained.
Some antimicrobials increased admissions and ED visits for hypoglycemia in older users of glipizide or glyburide
A study of Texas Medicare patients who took either glipizide or glyburide found that those who were also prescribed certain antibiotics had a much higher rate of hypoglycemic events than those taking an antibiotic not expected to interact with sulfonylureas.
Patients at risk for diabetes or heart disease may want to choose their workout intensity based on health goals, according to a study.
In an effort to reduce the risk of infection spread, the FDA recently required additional label warnings about sharing of multi-dose diabetes pen devices, which are intended for single patient use only.