The differences in outcomes between men and women with diabetes were the focus of a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and a study from Diabetologia, both published this month.
Technological advances that could improve diabetes control in the future made the news in the past month.
World Diabetes Day is to be held on Nov. 14 and President Obama recently proclaimed November to be National Diabetes Month.
The prevalence and treatment of diabetes complications affecting the eye were analyzed by multiple studies published in the past month.
Three studies published in December looked at hypoglycemia, focusing on rates of severe hypoglycemia in the U.S., patients at high risk for hypoglycemia, and potential use of intranasal glucagon to treat the condition.
Two recent studies analyzed the effects of exercise on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology updated their algorithm for treatment of type 2 diabetes, while the American Diabetes Association released a position statement on management of diabetes
The effects of lifestyle interventions on patients with diabetes were analyzed by several recent studies.
Recent studies looked at vitamin D supplementation, peer mentoring, and physician referrals to diabetes prevention programs among patients with prediabetes.
Renal side effects of diabetes drugs were in the news in the past month, with one industry-funded study finding an association between empagliflozin and slower progression of kidney disease and the FDA strengthening an existing warning on risk of