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11-06-2019 | Older adults | Case study | Article

Diabetes treatment in the elderly: A multi-morbid patient case study

Primary care physician Jay Shubrook shares his recommendations for diabetes management in a 72-year-old, multi-morbid patient.

GLP-1RAs: Evidence from the real world

Chaired by Melanie Davies, this interactive IME webinar will focus on treatment with GLP-1RAs, based on real-world data, and the emerging landscape of GLP-1RAs in the context of approved guidelines.

11-11-2019 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Online coaching helps with weight loss maintenance

People who are trying to maintain weight loss with the help of electronic health records-based tracking tools do significantly better if they are given access to an online coach, shows a randomized trial.

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11-14-2019 | MODY | News

Islet autoantibody negativity, mild hyperglycemia should trigger MODY genetic screening

Islet autoantibody negativity plus mild hyperglycemia and a family history of diabetes can be used to identify children newly diagnosed with diabetes who should undergo genetic testing for maturity-onset diabetes of the young, study findings indicate.

11-13-2019 | Ketoacidosis | News

Hyperglycemic crisis combination linked with hospital deaths

A study of more than a thousand patients suggests that having both diabetic ketoacidosis and a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state on arrival at hospital leads to more than twice the likelihood of death there than either condition alone.

11-08-2019 | Nephropathy | News

VITAL-DKD: No benefits of vitamin D, omega-3 in diabetic kidney disease

Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 fatty acids are able to slow the decline in kidney function for people with type 2 diabetes, show the results of the VITAL-DKD trial.

11-08-2019 | Adolescents | News

Student mentoring of teens with diabetes produces all-round gains

Assigning student mentors to teenagers with type 1 diabetes and low socioeconomic status brings a variety of benefits to both mentors and mentees, show the results of a US pilot study.

11-07-2019 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

Echocardiography refines cardiovascular risk in type 1 diabetes

Routine echocardiographic measures of myocardial dysfunction improve on the ability of clinical risk factors to predict major adverse cardiovascular events in people with type 1 diabetes, say researchers.

11-07-2019 | Insulin | News

Detection bias may contribute to reduced prostate cancer risk in diabetes

The reduced prostate cancer risk seen in men with diabetes may be partly explained by detection bias due to a lower biopsy rate following an elevated prostate-specific antigen test result, population-based study data show.

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