Meeting NewsPerspective

ZIP code may indicate mortality risk after hospital admission in type 2 diabetes

September 19, 2019
A person with type 2 diabetes is more likely to die in the 6 months after hospital admission if he or she lives in a disadvantaged neighborhood…
Point/Counter

Will more biosimilar agents help lower the high cost of insulin?

Endocrine Today, September 2019
POINT Basaglar (Lilly), a follow-on to insulin glargine (Lantus, Sanofi), and Admelog (Sanofi), a follow-on to insulin lispro (Humalog, Lilly), have each…
Cover Story

Insulin prices reach tipping point; diabetes advocates, stakeholders demand new solutions

Endocrine Today, September 2019
Calls to reduce insulin prices are getting louder, yet people with diabetes continue to pay more every year for a drug WHO deems an essential…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Menarche, menopause, oral contraceptives influence type 2 diabetes risk

September 18, 2019
Early age at menarche, early age at menopause and the use of oral contraceptives can increase the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by as much as…
Meeting News

Rate of new diabetes cases may be falling globally

September 18, 2019
Recent studies suggest the rate at which new diabetes cases develop, or diabetes incidence, may be falling, despite a rising diabetes prevalence…
Meeting News

Weight loss from vegan diet influenced by gut microbiota

September 18, 2019
Adults who ate a vegan diet lost more weight and experienced improved insulin sensitivity compared with those who maintained regular dietary habits…
In the Journals

No patients with prediabetes referred to prevention program

September 18, 2019
None of the more than 1,400 patients with prediabetes were formally referred to the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, according to…
Meeting News

SUSTAIN 8: Semaglutide bests canagliflozin in head-to-head type 2 diabetes trial

September 18, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes randomly assigned to a GLP-1 receptor agonist experienced a greater reduction in HbA1c and lost more weight than those…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Fetal overgrowth present weeks before gestational diabetes diagnosis

September 18, 2019
Ultrasound measurements suggest that fetal abdominal overgrowth is present weeks before pregnant women receive a diagnosis of gestational diabetes…

Takeda recalls parathyroid hormone injection for potential rubber contamination

September 17, 2019
Takeda recently announced it is issuing a U.S. recall for all doses of its parathyroid hormone injection due to potential rubber particulate…
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…
In the Journals

Gender identity conversion linked to psychological distress, suicide attempts

September 16, 2019
Lifetime and childhood exposure to gender identity conversion efforts were linked to adverse mental health outcomes among transgender adults…
Meeting NewsPerspective

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 NewsPerspective

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

High-dose vitamin D supplementation may harm bone health

September 16, 2019
Healthy, middle-aged adults without osteoporosis assigned to a high-dose daily vitamin D liquid drop had reduced bone mineral density at 3 years when…