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CV benefits of diabetes drug dapagliflozin extend to patients with reduced ejection fraction

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin reduced HF hospitalizations in patients with a broad range of left ventricular…
In the Journals

Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces HbA1c, distress levels in type 2 diabetes

March 18, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be able to achieve improved HbA1c levels and reduce depressive and distress symptoms when treated with personalized…
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Bempedoic acid shows promise for LDL lowering in high-risk patients

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Treatment with bempedoic acid, an investigational oral, once-daily therapy that is designed to work in the liver to inhibit…
In the Journals

FGF21 protein may predict severity of NASH in obesity, diabetes

March 18, 2019
Measurement of fibroblast growth factor 21, a protein widely expressed in the liver, may predict the severity of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in…
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Prescription fish oil cuts total ischemic events in new REDUCE-IT analysis

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Icosapent ethyl, a pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 fatty acid, was in the spotlight again at the American College of Cardiology…
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Reaping the most benefits from food-related studies

March 18, 2019
March may be National Nutrition Month, but the way to obtain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, or the determinants certain foods and drinks can…
In the Journals

Metformin lowers long-term diabetes risk

March 18, 2019
Metformin was shown to have long-term protective effects against diabetes development in adults at greatest risk, especially those with higher HbA1c…
Meeting NewsPerspective

New prevention guideline: Collaboration encouraged, aspirin downplayed

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The new prevention guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes team-based…
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‘Missed opportunity’: Most pregnant women do not undergo lipid screening

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Lipid screening was underutilized in women during pregnancy, with a new study suggesting that up to three-quarters of women were…
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Smartphone heart rate tech, deep learning may aid in diabetes detection

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — A smartphone application that tracks a person’s heart rate may be able to detect diabetes using a photoplethysmography…
In the Journals

Insulin requirements higher after high-protein meals in type 1 diabetes

March 17, 2019
It takes more insulin for adolescents with type 1 diabetes to reach euglycemia following a high-protein meal compared with a low-protein meal…

Pentagon policy bars transgender troops using hormone therapy

March 16, 2019
A memorandum signed by the U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday will effectively bar transgender service members who seek cross-sex hormone therapy…
In the Journals

'Bidirectional' relationship seen between type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea

March 15, 2019
Type 2 diabetes increases the risk for obstructive sleep apnea in adults, and obesity, diabetes-related foot disease and depression are among the…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
In the Journals

Intensive intervention fails to improve insulin persistence in type 2 diabetes

March 15, 2019
Increasing the focus and intensity of an intervention for a targeted group of adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes did not increase the…
In the Journals

Eating disorders worsen health, quality of life for teens with diabetes

March 15, 2019
Adolescents with diabetes and disordered eating behaviors may be more likely to have higher levels of HbA1c and more depressive symptoms in…
In the Journals

Vegetarian diet may lower risk for type 2 diabetes

March 15, 2019
Healthy British adults who reported consuming little or no red meat were 11% to 36% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes during nearly 2 decades of…
In the Journals

Individualized lifestyle intervention may reduce type 2 diabetes risk in HIV

March 14, 2019
For adults with HIV, a lifestyle intervention focused on energy restriction, weight reduction and improved diet may be an effective way to decrease…
In the Journals

BMI, bone density mediate insulin resistance and fracture risk

March 14, 2019
Among older adults without diabetes, a relationship between increasing insulin resistance and lower risk for fracture is mediated by BMI and bone…
In the Journals

Healthier lifestyle reduces pregnancy-related complications in PCOS

March 14, 2019
Healthy pregnant women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome experience similar rates of adverse obstetric outcomes, likely due to women with…