In the Journals

Type 2 diabetes less likely with increasing plasma strontium levels

September 17, 2019
Adults with higher levels of plasma strontium were less likely to have type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose regulation than those with smaller…

Meeting News

Prediabetes, diabetes comorbidities differ among children, women, men

September 17, 2019
In large cohort of individuals assessed for prediabetes and diabetes, prediabetes was identified in 4.6% of children and distinct cardiometabolic…

In the Journals

Metformin prescribed to only half of patients with type 2 diabetes and CKD, newer medications less utilized

September 17, 2019
More health care providers prescribe metformin to patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease than other diabetes medications, with most…

Meeting News

Abbott, Sanofi announce partnership to integrate CGM, insulin dosing technologies

September 17, 2019
Abbott and Sanofi on Monday announced a partnership to develop new tools that will combine technology from Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre continuous…

In the Journals

Physicians must debunk potentially erroneous ideas about diabetes treatment plans for older adults

September 16, 2019
Contrary to management guidelines, older adults with type 2 diabetes may overemphasize additional health conditions and complications when…

Meeting News

Obesity increases diabetes risk independent of genetics, lifestyle habits

September 16, 2019
A person with obesity is nearly six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes over a decade when compared with a person of normal weight…

Meeting News

DEFINE-HF: Dapagliflozin improves HF-related health regardless of diabetes status

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction with or without diabetes, the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin was associated…

FDA grants fast track designation to dapagliflozin for worsening heart failure

September 16, 2019
The FDA has granted fast track designation to the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin for reducing the risk for cardiovascular death or worsening heart…

In the Journals

Facilitated conversations can reduce family hypoglycemia burden in diabetes

September 14, 2019
An international survey of more than 4,300 family members of people with diabetes suggests that most feel worried or anxious about their loved one…

In the Journals

Many PCPs lack knowledge about prediabetes, survey finds

September 13, 2019
Many primary care physicians lack knowledge of the risk factors, diagnostic criteria and management and prevention of prediabetes, according to…

In the Journals

Only 1 in 5 patients with diabetes has ‘good’ foot care

September 13, 2019
Only about one in five patients with diabetic foot diseases in Turkey engaged in what researchers called “good” foot care, according to…

In the Journals

Taxing drinks by sugar content may have more health, economic benefits

September 11, 2019
Taxing sugar-sweetened drinks based on sugar content would provide more health and economic benefits than a tax based on drink volume, according to…

FDA News

FDA approves glucagon injection system for more efficient hypoglycemia treatment

September 11, 2019
The FDA on Tuesday approved the GVOKE glucagon injection system, which features a liquid glucagon formulation that is stable at room temperature, for…

In the Journals

Sleep disturbances influence BMI, dysglycemia in youths

September 11, 2019
Adolescents with overweight or obesity who report poor sleep quality or daytime sleepiness are more likely to have a higher BMI and HbA1c when…

In the Journals

Insulin sensitivity, adiponectin level may predict insulin therapy response in youths with type 2 diabetes

September 10, 2019
A cohort of youths with obesity and type 2 diabetes who initiated insulin therapy experienced highly variable HbA1c outcomes, with greater insulin…

In the Journals

Intensive weight loss fails to reduce CV risk among certain patients with type 2 diabetes

September 10, 2019
Cardiovascular event risk for those with overweight or obesity can either be lowered or heightened with intensive lifestyle interventions depending…

In the Journals

Short, tall stature associated with risk for type 2 diabetes

September 10, 2019
Tall stature is associated with lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes, with each 10 cm increase in height associated with a 41% decreased risk…

Novo Nordisk announces half-price, authorized generic insulins

September 9, 2019
Novo Nordisk announced that it will offer “authorized generic” versions of its insulin aspart and insulin aspart mix beginning in January…

In the Journals

SGLT2 inhibitors offer ‘clear and powerful reductions’ for major kidney outcomes in type 2 diabetes

September 9, 2019
A meta-analysis of four recent cardiovascular and kidney outcomes trials assessing the use of SGLT2 inhibitors among patients with type 2 diabetes…

Meeting News

Educational text messages improve glycemic control in CHD, diabetes

September 9, 2019
PARIS — Patients with CHD and diabetes who received frequent educational and motivational text messages for glycemic control in addition to…