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.
Recent studies looked at stroke risk among patients with diabetes and the effects of hypertension treatment, acetaminophen use, gout, and obesity.
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 study found that personalized text messaging improved patients' self-management while another looked at the potential value of providing social comparisons to other patients' diabetes control.
The effects of adding liraglutide to insulin treatment were assessed by multiple studies published in the past month.
Metformin—including its use, effects, and mechanisms—was the focus of some research published in the past month.
The American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association recently released a joint scientific statement on prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Several recent studies have analyzed the effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes and related complications.
The effect of hyperglycemia on stroke risk was examined by several studies published in the past month.
Recent diabetes research analyzed trends in lower-extremity amputations in Ontario, Canada, as well as how health literacy, procalcitonin, and mortality risk relate to diabetic foot infection outcomes.