They also highlight the need for further RCTs assessing the effect of metabolic surgery on microvascular diabetes outcomes.
On average during six influenza seasons, the protective effect of the vaccine in preventing influenza hospitalization was 46% for current-season vaccination and 44% for vaccination in prior seasons only, a Spanish study found.
According to an analysis of studies of severely obese patients, metabolic-bariatric surgery was associated with median life expectancy gains of 9.3 years in patients with diabetes and 5.1 years in patients without diabetes.
Mean out-of-pocket spending for all care among a national sample of insured patients with type 1 diabetes was nearly $2,500 in 2018, according to one study, while a second study found that commercially insured patients' out-of-pocket insulin costs
In a propensity-matched Scandinavian study, new users of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors had a lower risk of renal replacement therapy and hospital admission for renal events than new users of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4)
A retrospective cohort study used electronic health record data from one health care system to assess postoperative mortality and readmission rates in adults who had major surgery.
Patients with diabetes and mild-to-moderate cardiomyopathy had higher mortality risk than nondiabetic patients with severe cardiomyopathy, suggesting that they may benefit from implantable cardioverter defibrillators, according to the study authors.
The American Diabetes Association calls for increasing transparency across the entire supply chain, streamlining the approval process for biosimilars, lowering or removing patient cost-sharing, and increasing access to health care coverage for
A study of African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes found that the most significant predictors of fracture risk varied by race and ethnicity.
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