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Glycemic control

22-11-2021 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

CVD risk factors vary by HbA1c trajectory

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease may vary by longitudinal glycated hemoglobin trajectory in people with type 1 diabetes, US researchers report.

26-10-2021 | Statins | News

Statin treatment linked to increased likelihood of diabetes progression

Study findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine show that treatment initiation with statins is associated with an elevated risk for diabetes progression.

18-10-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Glycemic control may affect COVID-19 vaccination effectiveness in type 2 diabetes

Response to vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 may be impaired in people with type 2 diabetes and poor glycemic control, but potentially improved if glucose levels are controlled, say researchers.

14-10-2021 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Real-world data highlight universal benefits of flash glucose monitoring

Flash glucose monitoring improves glycemic control and reduces diabetic ketoacidosis rates across nearly all age, sex, and sociodemographic strata, regardless of insulin pump use, according to UK observational data.

01-10-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Use of SGLT2 inhibitors beneficial in older adults with type 2 diabetes

Among older people with type 2 diabetes, use of SGLT2 inhibitors is associated with improved glycemic control and a favorable safety profile, suggests research reported at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.

28-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Hypoglycemia may initiate ‘cascade of negative consequences’

Findings from the Hypo-RESOLVE study suggest that exposure to hypoglycemia is associated with subsequent negative clinical outcomes in people with diabetes, supporting a key role for hypoglycemia prevention.

17-09-2021 | Metabolic surgery | News

Better cardiovascular outcomes with gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy

Among people with type 2 diabetes and obesity who undergo metabolic surgery, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with a lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events than sleeve gastrectomy, suggests a secondary analysis of a cohort study.

11-08-2021 | Diet | News

Meta-analysis supports benefits of low GI/GL diets in people with diabetes

Following a low glycemic index or glycemic load diet in addition to standard treatment is associated with improvements in glycemic control and other cardiometabolic risk factors in people with diabetes, suggest the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.