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How to use food as medicine to prevent, reverse chronic diseases

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Encouraging a healthful diet in patients promotes the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases, such as CVD, diabetes, cancer…

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HbA1c, wound healing unrelated in diabetic foot ulcers

April 20, 2018
Among patients with long-term diabetic foot ulcers, neither baseline HbA1c nor change in HbA1c was associated with wound healing time, according to…

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Debate persists in treating older patients with diabetes

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — A one-size-fits-all approach on reaching glycemic targets will not work in older patients with type 2 diabetes, according to…

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Lower mortality with SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists than DPP-IV inhibitors in diabetes

April 19, 2018
Among patients with type 2 diabetes, the use of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists is associated with lower risk for all-cause mortality…

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Population management program improves CV risk factor control in diabetes

April 19, 2018
A comprehensive population management program that was implemented into a health care delivery system improved CV risk factor control in patients…

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Tailored letter promotes weight management in women with gestational diabetes

April 19, 2018
Women with gestational diabetes who received a personalized letter were more likely to meet recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy than…

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Antepartum 1-hour glucose value predicts future insulin use

April 18, 2018
In pregnant women, 1-hour plasma glucose value after an oral glucose tolerance test predicts future insulin therapy initiation and a postpartum…

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Bariatric surgery benefits patients with diabetic nephropathy

April 18, 2018
Patients with kidney disease resulting from diabetes saw improvement in their condition after undergoing bariatric surgery, according to new research…

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Diabetes risk higher, mortality risk lower among Asian vs. white adults

April 18, 2018
Asian adults in the U.S. are at least 20% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes over the course of a decade than their white counterparts, yet they…

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Weekly classes improve outcomes of vegan, portion-controlled diets in diabetes management

April 17, 2018
Adults with type 2 diabetes assigned to low-fat vegan or portion-controlled diets, combined with weekly nutrition classes, experienced weight loss…

Phase 3 study demonstrates Entresto treatment helped preserve kidney function

April 16, 2018
Novartis announced a new post-hoc analysis of the phase 3 heart failure study, Paradigm-HF, which demonstrated treatment with Entresto helped to…

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Small proportion of hypoglycemia events captured by surveillance

April 16, 2018
Pharmacologically treated patients with diabetes commonly reported experiencing severe hypoglycemic events; however, health care utilization-based…

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Nasal glucagon safe, effective in treating hypoglycemic events in children at home, school

April 16, 2018
Children with type 1 diabetes who experienced a moderate hypoglycemic event returned to euglycemic status within 30 minutes of receiving nasal…

ADA issues updates for 2018 Standards of Care

April 16, 2018
The American Diabetes Association recently issued two updates to its 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, reflecting a recent December…

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Simplified regimen maintains blood glucose for hospitalized patients with diabetes

April 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with diabetes present a range of challenges in the hospital setting, with significantly elevated 30-day mortality and…

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Specialized diabetes teams reduce hospital readmissions, costs

April 13, 2018
Hospitalized patients with diabetes managed by a specialized diabetes team were less likely to be readmitted within 30 days vs. patients managed by a…

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Low food security increases risk for advanced fibrosis

April 13, 2018
PARIS — Food insecurity correlated with an increased risk for advanced fibrosis, particularly among patients with diabetes, according to a…

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Health Literacy, Self-Efficacy, and Associated Factors Among Patients with Diabetes

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2018, Volume 2 Issue 2
High levels of health literacy (HL) and self-efficacy (SE) are important steps in managing diabetes. Previous studies have investigated the role…

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Revisional bariatric surgery effective in patients with residual diabetes

April 12, 2018
For patients with persistent or relapsed diabetes following bariatric surgery, revisional bariatric surgery led to improvements and even remission of…

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Diabetes decreases likelihood of in-hospital cardiac arrest survival

April 12, 2018
Patients with diabetes were modestly less likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest compared with those without diabetes, according to a study…