Several recent studies have analyzed the effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes and related complications.
Recent studies looked at light therapy for depression and diabetes, seasonal variation in glycemic control, and associations between outdoor sunlight and temperature and metabolism.
Recent studies looked at stroke risk among patients with diabetes and the effects of hypertension treatment, acetaminophen use, gout, and obesity.
Having gestational diabetes, or even elevated glucose levels during pregnancy, may be associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease (CVD) later, according to three recent studies.
A study compared patients' HbA1c levels on human and analogue insulins, a report analyzed insulin price changes between 2012 and 2016, and politicians asked pharma companies for answers.
One recent study found that many patients with diabetes frequently forget to take their medications, while another analyzed the association between diabetes and brain volume and cognitive performance among older people.
Two recent studies analyzed the renal effects of medications for type 2 diabetes, one finding lower rates of acute kidney injury with sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors and the other finding reduced onset of macroalbuminuria with liraglutide.
One recent study found overtreatment of type 2 diabetes among elderly patients, while another looked at how many patients with diabetes would be referred to a liver specialist under proposed European guidelines.
Metformin—including its use, effects, and mechanisms—was the focus of some research published in the past month.
Outcomes and costs of different classes of diabetes drugs were compared by studies published in the past month.