Diabetes

WHO Issues Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings

WHO Issues Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings

WHO has developed guidelines for selecting therapy for treatment intensiļ¬cation in type 2 diabetes and on the use of insulin in type 1 and 2 diabetes in resource-poor settings.

ADA Releases Updated Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

ADA Releases Updated Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

It is critical for us to remember that children are not little adults. Pediatric-onset diabetes is different from adult-onset diabetes due to its distinct epidemiology, pathophysiology, developmental considerations, and response to therapy.

First CGM System With Implantable Glucose Sensor Approved

First CGM System With Implantable Glucose Sensor Approved

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The sensor is coated with a fluorescent chemical which produces a small amount of light when exposed to blood glucose.

AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices

AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices

The rising cost of insulin is causing big financial problems for patients, Medicare and Medicaid.

Is There a Role for Precision Nutrition in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes?

Is There a Role for Precision Nutrition in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes?

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Emerging evidence shows promise regarding the potential role of precision nutrition in the prevention and management of T2D. However, considerably more research is needed before this approach can be widely applied for these purposes.

FDA Approves AI Device to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

FDA Approves AI Device to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

The IDx-DR program analyzes images of a patient's retinas to screen for diabetic retinopathy.

ADA: Concerns Surround New ACP Diabetes Management Recommendations

ADA: Concerns Surround New ACP Diabetes Management Recommendations

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The American Diabetes Association has shared "deep concern" surrounding newly released diabetes management guidelines.

Projected Global Economic Burden of Diabetes in Adults: 2015 to 2013

Projected Global Economic Burden of Diabetes in Adults: 2015 to 2013

The global costs associated with diabetes will substantially increase by 2030.

Updated Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Focus on CVD, Youth Screening

Updated Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Focus on CVD, Youth Screening

Specific changes in the 2018 Standards of Medical Care include a focus on cardiovascular disease, youth screening, and considerations in A1C testing.

Effective Communication Needed to Improve Diabetes Care

Effective Communication Needed to Improve Diabetes Care

Care can be improved with enhanced communication between healthcare providers and patients and improved communication between members of the primary care team.

New Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Available for Medicare Patients With Diabetes

New Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Available for Medicare Patients With Diabetes

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The FreeStyle Libre system, a new continuous glucose monitoring system, is now available for Medicare patients.

Assessment of Hypoglycemia Prevalence in Hospice Care

Assessment of Hypoglycemia Prevalence in Hospice Care

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Among patients in hospice care with type 2 diabetes who were treated with insulin, 38% experienced hypoglycemia and 18% experienced severe hypoglycemia at 180 days.

FDA Grants Marketing of First Shock Wave Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

FDA Grants Marketing of First Shock Wave Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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The FDA has granted marketing clearance of the first shock wave device intended to treat diabetic foot ulcers.

Telemedicine Enables Comprehensive Diabetes Foot Ulcer Care

Telemedicine Enables Comprehensive Diabetes Foot Ulcer Care

Researchers assessed the implications of telemedicine for diabetes-related foot care on health professionals through field observation and interviews.

Artificial Intelligence May Help Detect Breast Cancer, Diabetic Retinopathy

Artificial Intelligence May Help Detect Breast Cancer, Diabetic Retinopathy

A deep learning algorithm can detect metastases in sections of lymph nodes, and a deep learning system is effective for identifying diabetic retinopathy.

Short-Acting Insulin Approved for Patients With Diabetes

Short-Acting Insulin Approved for Patients With Diabetes

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The FDA has approved Admelog for children age 3 and older with type 1 diabetes and adults with type 2 diabetes.

FDA Approves Once-Weekly Ozempic for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Once-Weekly Ozempic for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

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The FDA has approved Ozempic as adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Link Between Diabetes and Antibiotic Use Mediated by Clinical and Lifestyle Factors

Link Between Diabetes and Antibiotic Use Mediated by Clinical and Lifestyle Factors

The link between use of antibiotics and increased risk for diabetes may be explained by clinical and lifestyle factors.

Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Diabetes

Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Diabetes

Severe hypoglycemia clearly indicates declining health and is a potent marker of high absolute risk of cardiovascular events.

The Fight Against Obesity: Helping Patients Lose Weight

The Fight Against Obesity: Helping Patients Lose Weight

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With rates of obesity increasing in the United States, it can be a challenge to help patients successfully lose weight.

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Higher Among Certain Minority Groups

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Higher Among Certain Minority Groups

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Latinos, African Americans, and low-income individuals have higher exposure rates to diabetes-linked environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

Incentive-Based Approach Does Not Improve Health Behaviors in Adolescents

Incentive-Based Approach Does Not Improve Health Behaviors in Adolescents

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Incentive-based approaches may not improve daily adherence to a single behavioral process in adolescents.

Artificial Intelligence Detects Diabetic Retinopathy With High Specificity

Artificial Intelligence Detects Diabetic Retinopathy With High Specificity

Deep neural network or artificial intelligence is able to detect referable diabetic retinopathy from photographs.

Lower Mortality With Caffeine Consumption in Women With Diabetes

Lower Mortality With Caffeine Consumption in Women With Diabetes

Caffeine consumption is associated with reduced mortality for women with diabetes, but no correlation was found for men with diabetes.

Increased Diabetes Incidence Associated with Warmer Weather, Study Finds

Increased Diabetes Incidence Associated with Warmer Weather, Study Finds

There was an increased incidence of diabetes in the US and and an increased worldwide prevalence of glucose intolerance.

Economic Benefits for Prediabetic Patients with Lifestyle Modifications

Economic Benefits for Prediabetic Patients with Lifestyle Modifications

The three-year return on investments for the prevention program was estimated to be as high as 42%.

Higher Diabetes Mellitus Prevalence in HIV-Infected Adults

Higher Diabetes Mellitus Prevalence in HIV-Infected Adults

There was an increased prevalence in HIV-infected subgroups, including women, those aged 20 to 44 and non-obese.

Compromised Diabetes Care for Hispanics with Limited English Proficiency

Compromised Diabetes Care for Hispanics with Limited English Proficiency

Studies find that poor doctor-patient communication hampers medication use and proper glucose control.

PCP Ambulatory Volume Affects Quality of Diabetes Care

PCP Ambulatory Volume Affects Quality of Diabetes Care

Higher ambulatory volume was associated with lower quality of care.

Avoiding 3 Major Conditions Can Significantly Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Avoiding 3 Major Conditions Can Significantly Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Prevention of obesity, HTN and diabetes could substantially reduce onset of heart failure.

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