Recent diabetes research analyzed trends in lower-extremity amputations in Ontario, Canada, as well as how health literacy, procalcitonin, and mortality risk relate to diabetic foot infection outcomes.
A study compared patients' HbA1c levels on human and analogue insulins, a report analyzed insulin price changes between 2012 and 2016, and politicians asked pharma companies for answers.
In the past month, a new meta-analysis compared metformin to other diabetes drugs, and the FDA expanded metformin's indications in patients with reduced kidney function.
Having gestational diabetes, or even elevated glucose levels during pregnancy, may be associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease (CVD) later, according to three recent studies.
Diabetes became significantly more common from 1999 to 2018, but control of associated risk factors did not, especially in rural areas of the U.S., according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Recent articles looked at the risks of COVID-19 in patients with diabetes, optimal hospital treatment for those with both conditions, and new-onset diabetes in patients with COVID-19.
Several recent studies have analyzed the effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes and related complications.
New data on how often diabetes patients visit their physicians were provided by 2 recent analyses.
Two recent studies analyzed treatment of diabetic macular edema with drugs that block vascular endothelial growth factor.
Some beneficial effects of rosiglitazone and pioglitazone were described by studies published in the last month.