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Asthma, diabetes link tied to which diagnosis comes firstAssociation between the diseases “is complex, not just inverse,” according to researchers.
Assisting diabetics through holiday temptationsPhysicians can help patients plan and manage holiday temptation so a few days of indulgence doesn’t turn into a new normal in the new year.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Glucose self-monitoring unnecessary in non-insulin treated diabeticsA lack of improvement in HbA1c compared with patients who monitor glucose indicates that monitoring should not be routine, according to new research.
HbA1c variability linked to depression in elderlyGood, long-term control of HbA1c may help prevent depressive symptoms in elderly with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Telehealth program reduced unneeded diabetic retinopathy referralsA Los Angeles-based program eliminated 14,000 unnecessary visits to specialty care professionals and reduced wait times for patients in need.
Residential lifestyle intervention can reduce costs type 2 diabetes costsImprovements in glycemic control from combined diet and physical activity intervention drove down use of routine medications, according to new study.
Large, early HbA1c reduction lowered risk for CVD events, deathStudy: Achieving stringent HbA1c goals within 6 months of initiating metformin predicted decreased risk.
Early marker of renal decline discovered in diabetes patientsMonitoring of arterial stiffness could be a potential target for prediction of renal decline in younger type 2 diabetes patients.
USPSTF interventions for CVD risk factors could be cost effectiveTargeting all eligible patients would be cost-effective, but cost might be reduced by focusing on certain patient subgroups.