Diabetes

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.

Only Half of PCPs Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines

Only Half of PCPs Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines

A survey shows that PCPs split 50-50 when it comes to giving advice aimed at preventing progression to diabetes.

New Guidelines Suggest More Frequent Activity for Diabetic Patients

New Guidelines Suggest More Frequent Activity for Diabetic Patients

The ADA now recommends light physical activity every 30 minutes, as opposed to every 90 minutes for diabetics.

Diet Beverages Substituted for Water Beneficial for Diabetic Women

Diet Beverages Substituted for Water Beneficial for Diabetic Women

There was a greater decrease in weight, body mass index, fasting plasma glucose, fasting insulin and HOMA-IR.

Medicare Part D Reduces Cost Burden of Prescription Drugs for Diabetes

Medicare Part D Reduces Cost Burden of Prescription Drugs for Diabetes

There was a decrease in the proportion of Part D beneficiaries who experienced coverage gap to 40.9% in 2011.

Incidence of Statin-Associated T2DM Relatively Low in General Population

Incidence of Statin-Associated T2DM Relatively Low in General Population

This study finds that the diabetogenic impact of statins increases as fasting plasma glucose, triglycerides and BMI increases.

Resistance Interval Training Improves Endothelial Function, Especially in Diabetics

Resistance Interval Training Improves Endothelial Function, Especially in Diabetics

Resistance interval training (R-INT) shown to improve flow-mediated dilation throughout 2-hour post-exercise period in type 2 diabetics.

Newly Developed Algorithm May Improve HbA1c Testing Accuracy

Newly Developed Algorithm May Improve HbA1c Testing Accuracy

These researchers suggest that their new mathematical algorithm may improve the accuracy of determining patients' glycated hemoglobin levels.

FDA Approves First Automated Insulin Delivery Device for Type 1 Diabetics

FDA Approves First Automated Insulin Delivery Device for Type 1 Diabetics

The FDA has approved the MiniMed 670G, a hybrid closed loop system that automatically monitors glucose and delivers insulin to the patient.

Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy Lowered With High Fatty Fish Consumption

Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy Lowered With High Fatty Fish Consumption

This study found that 2 servings a week of fatty fish had a 48% reduced risk of developing diabetic retinopathy.

Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Increased With Long Daytime Naps

Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Increased With Long Daytime Naps

According to this review, naps lasting longer than an hour may increase the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

Wine Consumption Proves to be More Beneficial in Reducing Diabetes Risk Than Other Alcohol Types

Wine Consumption Proves to be More Beneficial in Reducing Diabetes Risk Than Other Alcohol Types

This study shows that wine has been proven to decrease risk of diabetes much more than either beer or spirits.

Major Fall in Diabetes-Related Amputations Since the 1990s

Major Fall in Diabetes-Related Amputations Since the 1990s

A major new study has found a significant reduction in diabetes-related amputations since the mid-1990s, credited to improvements in diabetes care over this period.

How Weight-Loss Surgery Reduces Sugar Cravings

How Weight-Loss Surgery Reduces Sugar Cravings

Weight loss surgery curbs the sweet tooth by acting on the brain's reward system, according to a study published November 19 in Cell Metabolism

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