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Every year, more and more Americans are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and, according to a recent study, in the near future that number could reach close to 40% of the population.
A new drug was given tentative approval by the US Food and Drug Administration to help patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
The urban food initiative seems to be a safe and ethical approach to addressing obesity and food insecurity, according to a viewpoint piece published online Aug. 18 in JAMA Pediatrics.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, fenofibrate is effective in women, improving their lipoprotein profile more than in men, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in Diabetologia.
From 1999 through 2011 there were considerable declines in hospitalizations for acute cardiovascular disease and stroke, outpacing those of other conditions, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in Circulation.
Some subpopulations of patients with diabetes carry a higher burden of diabetic macular edema, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology.
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