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Diabetes complications & comorbidities


Browse the latest news, expert commentary, and educational content on diabetes complications and comorbidities.


07-28-2021 | Complications | News

Complications ‘accumulate rapidly’ in youth-onset type 2 diabetes

The risk for diabetes-related complications increases over time among people with youth-onset type 2 diabetes, with the majority having at least one microvascular complication by the time of young adulthood, suggest follow-up results from the TODAY study.

07-27-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

DKA prevention needs reinforcing amid increasing incidence rates

The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis has risen gradually since 2004, with sharper increases occurring among the oldest and most socioeconomically deprived groups, shows an analysis of data from Scotland.

07-22-2021 | Nephropathy | News

SGLT2 inhibition may improve renal oxygenation

Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin produces acute increases in renal oxygenation in people with type 1 diabetes and albuminuria, say researchers.

07-21-2021 | Disordered eating | News

Eating disorders tied to increased DKA, mortality risk in young people with type 1 diabetes

The presence of an eating disorder diagnosis significantly increases the risk for diabetic ketoacidosis and all-cause mortality in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes, shows a population-based study.

07-14-2021 | Mental health | Feature | Article

Risk for suicidal ideation: Who, when, and why?

What makes some people more likely than others to have suicidal thoughts? We outline the risk factors and circumstances that can play a role.

07-14-2021 | Mental health | Feature | Article

Suicide in diabetes: An important but under-recorded problem

How frequent are suicide deaths in people with diabetes, and can the data be trusted?

07-14-2021 | Mental health | Feature | Article

Creating a safety net: How doctors can help suicidal patients

Screening, emergency protocols, and person-centered care – just some of the ways healthcare professionals can identify and support people at increased risk for suicide. Click through for more.

07-09-2021 | Mental health | Video | Article

An international Collaborative Community to address suicide risk in diabetes

Katharine Barnard-Kelly explains how the international RESCUE Collaborative Community, in partnership with the US FDA, aims to raise awareness of the risk for suicide in people with diabetes (2:25)

07-09-2021 | COVID-19 | Ask the expert | Article

An update on COVID-19 and diabetes

Stefan Bornstein provides an overview of the current understanding about COVID-19 and diabetes, including medications, vaccines, and the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on diabetic ketoacidosis.

07-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Hyperglycemia, renal dysfunction linked to amputations in type 1 diabetes

The risk for amputations in people with type 1 diabetes is in decline, but high glycated hemoglobin levels and impaired renal function remain important risk factors, say researchers.

06-30-2021 | Dapagliflozin | News

Dapagliflozin gains positive CHMP opinion for CKD indication

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06-29-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy linked to nephropathy, heart failure in type 2 diabetes

Findings from two studies presented at the virtual ADA 81st Scientific Sessions suggest that cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is associated with an increased risk for kidney function decline and heart failure in people with type 2 diabetes.

06-29-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

AMPLITUDE-O: Efpeglenatide offers cardiorenal protection in type 2 diabetes

Efpeglenatide provides significant cardiovascular and renal protection in people with type 2 diabetes at high risk for cardiorenal events, show the findings of the AMPLITUDE-O trial.

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