The updated guideline from the American Academy of Neurology supports offering tricyclic antidepressants, serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, gabapentinoids, and/or sodium channel blockers to reduce pain from diabetic neuropathy.
14 Jan 2022
The score, which was based on cardiac troponin, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide, C-reactive protein, and electrocardiography, could be used to target specific therapies to the highest-risk patients, study authors said.
8 Jan 2021
An analysis of excess hospitalizations among people with diabetes in England from 2003 to 2018 found that diabetes caused fewer of their hospital stays, with respiratory disease and cancer becoming more predominant diagnoses.
10 Dec 2021
Diabetes remission after bariatric surgery may be more likely in younger patients with shorter disease duration
Long-term results from the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery suggested that diabetes remission is more likely after bariatric surgery performed soon after diagnosis, when diabetes medication burden is low and beta-cell function is preserved, study authors noted.
11 Dec 2020
Risk factor control was more strongly associated with mortality risk among patients with cardiorenal disease than those without, according to a retrospective British study.
11 Dec 2020
A small subgroup analysis of two randomized trials found that median time to resolution of diabetic ketoacidosis was 13 hours in patients who received balanced crystalloids versus nearly 17 hours in those who received saline.
11 Dec 2020
Compared with people who did not achieve remission, those in remission tended to be older, to have a lower HbA1c level at diagnosis, to have never taken any glucose-lowering medication, to have lost weight since diabetes diagnosis, and to have had bariatric surgery.
12 Nov 2021
A pooled analysis of three randomized clinical trials found reductions in major adverse cardiac or cerebrovascular events after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at 3.9-year follow-up only in patients with low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels below 70 mg/dL at one year.
13 Nov 2020
The report from the American Diabetes Association and European Association for the Study of Diabetes offers guidance on diagnosis, management, and treatment, among other topics. Their recommendations are evidence-based where possible but represent the consensus opinion of the authors.
8 Oct 2021
The authors of the retrospective study called for additional research on the pathogenesis of acute kidney injury (AKI) and the associated risk factors, such as medications, in diabetic patients.
9 Oct 2020