Mean out-of-pocket spending for all care among a national sample of insured patients with type 1 diabetes was nearly $2,500 in 2018, according to one study, while a second study found that commercially insured patients' out-of-pocket insulin costs
On average during six influenza seasons, the protective effect of the vaccine in preventing influenza hospitalization was 46% for current-season vaccination and 44% for vaccination in prior seasons only, a Spanish study found.
In a propensity-matched Scandinavian study, new users of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors had a lower risk of renal replacement therapy and hospital admission for renal events than new users of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4)
Researchers studied an early intervention model in which an inpatient diabetes team electronically identified patients with hyperglycemia and aimed to provide bedside management within 24 hours of admission, compared with a referral-based
Age, sex, body mass index, peripheral sensory neuropathy, and estimated glomerular filtration rate were the included variables.
Patients were more likely to choose more intensive care after an annual consultation if they had a high level of education, if they were concerned about illness, if they had set goals for their care, and if they had comorbid conditions.
The updates were based on findings from the industry-funded CREDENCE (Canagliflozin and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes and Nephropathy) trial.
The results highlight the potential benefit of targeting individuals with an elevated one-hour blood glucose level and, if supported by additional evidence, eventually replacing the two-hour test with a ... Our results highlight the potential benefit of
A study conducted in Australia found that general practitioners with specialization in diabetes care and subspecialist-led clinics reduced HbA1c levels by similar amounts in patients with complex type 2 diabetes.
Very low-carb diet may improve glycemic control in type 1 diabetes with few adverse events, study finds
Researchers conducted an online survey of an international social media group of people with type 1 diabetes who follow a very low-carb diet (up to 30 g/d derived from fibrous vegetables and nuts).