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03-25-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

Mortality twice as likely with early DKA readmission

Readmission to hospital within a month of admission for diabetic ketoacidosis is common and associated with an increased mortality risk, say researchers.

03-15-2021 | Risk factors | News

Clinicians slow to address CV risk factors in type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes, particularly those diagnosed at a young age, can face an extended wait for medication to treat cardiovascular risk factors, even if they are in a high-risk category, research shows.

03-12-2021 | Pregnancy | News

Integrated management may improve type 1 diabetes pregnancy outcomes in resource-limited settings

Integrating a comprehensive management plan into the World Health Organization maternal care framework has the potential to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with type 1 diabetes, suggest findings from the CARNATION study.

02-18-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Metformin among factors linked to favorable COVID-19 outcomes

The latest report from the CORONADO study reveals factors predictive of home discharge within 28 days among people with diabetes hospitalized with COVID-19, as well as those linked to mortality risk.

02-15-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Glycemic fluctuations linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Elevated glucose levels and glycemic fluctuations during the first week of hospitalization for COVID-19 are associated with an increased risk for unfavorable outcomes, research suggests.

02-08-2021 | COVID-19 | News

No need to discontinue DPP-4 inhibitors during hospitalization for COVID-19

Results from the CORONADO study indicate that use of DPP-4 inhibitors does not affect outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes admitted to hospital with COVID-19.

02-02-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Transition coordinators may improve shift from pediatric to adult diabetes care

Young adults with diabetes type 1 show improvements in clinic attendance rates when a nonmedical transition coordinator is present during the changeover from pediatric to adult diabetes care, say the authors of a Canadian clinical trial.

01-04-2021 | COVID-19 | News

COVID-19 risk not equal among people with diabetes

The risk for fatal or critical care unit-treated COVID-19 varies among people with diabetes and can be reasonably well predicted by their clinical history, UK study findings indicate.

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