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.
The American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association recently released a joint scientific statement on prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Studies published in the past month looked at statin prescriptions for patients with diabetes and osteoporotic fracture risk in women with diabetes.
Diet and diabetes were the focus of two recent large studies—one an umbrella review of the impact of diet patterns on diabetes incidence and the other a prospective study of fat intake and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes.
Evidence on possible risks of pioglitazone, including bladder cancer, prostate cancer, and fractures, made the news in the past month.
One study found that counseling about genetic risk for diabetes does not lead at-risk patients to lose weight, while another determined that advice on fat consumption does not need to be individualized based on genetic risk.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) issued a new position statement on physical activity and exercise, and a recent study offered some additional advice on the topic.
Two recent studies found associations between economic factors and diabetes incidence and control.
Recent studies assessed the impact of bariatric surgery on diabetes remission, mortality, and health care costs.
Two recent studies analyzed telehealth interventions to improve glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes and high HbA1c levels.