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Spotlight on dementia and glycemic control

Prediabetes and diabetes were associated with development of dementia in a South Korean study, and poorly controlled diabetes was tied to increased risk of incident cognitive impairment or progression to dementia in a Swedish study.
12 Nov 2021

No long-term disruption of glycemic control seen after COVID-19, study finds

The authors of a small Italian study of hospitalized COVID-19 patients speculated that reversible transient factors, such as inflammation-induced insulin resistance, may cause the hyperglycemia that occurs in some patients with and without diabetes during infection.
12 Nov 2021

Rates of hypoglycemic, hyperglycemic crises high in patients with diabetes and ESKD

The results of a retrospective study of U.S. data in patients with both diabetes and end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) indicate that current glycemic monitoring and treatment in this population are suboptimal, the authors said.
12 Nov 2021

Recent KDIGO guideline focused on patients with diabetes and kidney disease

A new summary of the guideline from Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) highlights important points for clinicians, including recommendations about prescribing of diabetes medications.
13 Nov 2020

Statins associated with progression of diabetes

A retrospective study of veterans with diabetes found that those who started statin therapy were more likely to meet criteria for diabetes progression, such as initiation of insulin or an additional antihyperglycemic drug class, over time.
8 Oct 2021

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes associated with increased risk of herpes zoster

Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis were consistent across age groups, diabetes types, and regions of the world. The study authors suggested that earlier vaccination against herpes zoster in all patients with diabetes, regardless of age, be considered.
8 Oct 2021

Physician-patient discussions may decrease unnecessary self-monitoring of blood glucose levels

In a cross-sectional survey at an Ohio health system, 67% of respondents with non-insulin-controlled type 2 diabetes said they monitored their blood glucose levels because their physician had asked them to, and 50% said they would stop if given permission.
10 Sep 2021

GLP-1 receptor agonists improved cardiovascular, kidney outcomes in type 2 diabetes

In a systematic review and meta-analysis of eight randomized controlled trials, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists reduced major adverse cardiovascular events by 14%, all-cause mortality by 12%, hospital admission for heart failure by 11%, and a composite kidney outcome by 21%, with no increase in safety outcomes.
10 Sep 2021

Antidepressant adherence linked to lower risk of advanced complications of diabetes

In patients with diabetes and depression in Taiwan, regular use of an antidepressant was associated with a 0.92-fold decreased risk of macrovascular complications and a 0.86-fold decreased risk of all-cause mortality compared with poor adherence.
13 Aug 2021

Diets with low glycemic index or glycemic load may benefit patients with diabetes

A systematic review and meta-analysis found small improvements in established targets for glycemic control, blood lipids, adiposity, and inflammation among those with moderately controlled type 1 and type 2 disease who tried low glycemic index/load diets.
13 Aug 2021

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