The authors of a systematic review and meta-analysis recommended reconsideration of guidelines on sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors to increase use among patients at risk of cardiovascular disease.
Patients with diabetes and mild-to-moderate cardiomyopathy had higher mortality risk than nondiabetic patients with severe cardiomyopathy, suggesting that they may benefit from implantable cardioverter defibrillators, according to the study authors.
A retrospective cohort study used electronic health record data from one health care system to assess postoperative mortality and readmission rates in adults who had major surgery.
Patients with type 2 diabetes who had no diabetes-related polyneuropathy, diabetes-related polyneuropathy with pain, and diabetes-related polyneuropathy without pain were compared in an industry-funded retrospective study.
Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) was associated with improved HbA1c levels among adolescents and young adults in one trial and less hypoglycemia among older adults in another.
About one-third of men approached in barbershops owned by black individuals were willing to be screened for diabetes, and 9% of them had undiagnosed diabetes while 28% had prediabetes.
While weight loss and improved fitness should both be recommended for patients with diabetes, these observational results highlight the need for further research to test whether prevention strategies focusing on improving
Results from this small study suggest that reducing adipose tissue volume, by whatever means, will improve blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, an accompanying editorial noted.
A study of African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes found that the most significant predictors of fracture risk varied by race and ethnicity.
Risk of Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia was not associated with nonfasting plasma glucose levels in a large Danish study that included patients with and without diabetes.