Task Force Screening Guidelines Missing Diabetes?
The latest United States Preventive Service Task Force screening guidelines for diabetes, released in October 2015, miss 55% of high-risk individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, a new study shows.
Diabetes Can Strain Relationships but Physicians Can Help
Family members of diabetics can be stressed by worry, wondering what to do about a hypoglycemic attack or fretting over the patient's job security. A new study looks at the impact of diabetes on these caregivers.
Diabetics Do Better with Arteries-Only CABG
Diabetics who need CABG surgery have better outcomes when surgeons perform total arterial revascularization.
How to Test for Gestational Diabetes the Easy Way
A simple new blood test can accurately predict Type 2 diabetes risk better than traditional glucose measures among women with gestational diabetes.
Diabetes: Specific Eating Plans Help
When it comes to diabetes nutrition, patients do best when they get specific instructions on what and how to eat.
Genetic Link in Diabetes, Low Birth Weight?
Low birth weight caused by genetic factors appears to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
Bright Side to Diabetes Increase
Prevalence of type 1 diabetes has risen in many parts of the world. In one way, that may be a good thing. It could mean that people with diabetes are living longer.
I Have Diabetes, Therefore I Am?
Can having a chronic disease define who you are?
Diabetes Researchers Excluding Younger Women?
A study of drug-trial enrollment in diabetes research showed researchers are routinely excluding women of childbearing age, even when there is little if any risk associated with pregnancy.
Why Night Shift Workers Face Diabetes Risk
A new study may explain why nightshift works have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Putting a Price Tag on Crohn's
Medical economists estimate Crohn's disease is responsible for $3.48 billion in total national costs (expected to increase to $3.72 billion in 2025).
Exposure to Violence Raises Kids' HIV Viral Loads
Children with perinatal HIV who have been exposed to violence, or whose caregivers have been assaulted as adults, appear to have higher unsuppressed viral loads and lower CD4 levels compared with kids without violence exposure.
Children with Diabetes May Lack Vitamin D
Kids with type 1 diabetes may be at higher risk for vitamin D deficiency.
Why We're Missing Some Acute HIV Diagnoses
A test for acute HIV infection should be offered to those who report having symptoms within the last two weeks, not just those experiencing them at the time of testing, a new study suggests.
Tricks and Tips for Coordinating HIV Care
Serving people living with HIV means coordinating myriad programs and agencies. Two new studies suggest ways to do that efficiently.
New Process Yields Better Insulin
The quest for manufactured insulin that mirrors the real thing has progressed a step forward.
Type 2 Diabetes Riskier for Kids than Adults
Developing Type 2 diabetes in childhood or adolescence carries a greater risk for complications and death than for those who develop the disease in middle age
More Patients May Benefit from Metformin
Delayed-release metformin designed to target the lower intestine with reduced absorption into the blood leads to similar glucose-lowering effects, but at a lower dose and reduced systemic exposure.
Concerns over Insulin Price Hikes
If your diabetic patients are feeling a pinch in their pockets, insulin costs may be to blame.
Oral Meds Not Indicated for Maturity Onset Diabetes
Treating a rare genetic form of diabetes with oral medications may do more harm than good.
Diabetes Guidelines May Not Apply to Oldest Patients
Treating diabetes in the frail elderly may require different treatment goals.
CPAP Use May Not Improve Diabetes Control
Thereâ€™s bad news for people with diabetes who use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Contrary to some previous reports, CPAP will not boost diabetes control.
Using Antigen Mimicry to Prevent Diabetes
Antigen mimicry may become an effective strategy in preventing type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Treatment May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Since controlling diabetes has an effect on breast tissue, diabetes treatment may lessen breast cancer risk, a Danish study found.
Data Mining Uncovers Undetected Diabetes
When it comes to diabetes screening, big data may uncover more cases. A California team came up with a new algorithm that assesses risk.
Bacterial Killer Plays Role in Insulin Production
Why would the pancreas need a bacteria-killing protein when it isnâ€™t normally exposed to bacteria? A Canadian team has the answer.
Tracking Diabetes Risk in African Americans
Predictive models of type 2 diabetes risk may not work as well in assessing African American patients, a study found.
Corrective Spinal Surgery Complications: An Analysis
A new, prospective study is shedding light on complications associated with adult spinal deformity surgery.
Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise in Alzheimer's
Targeting the formix, researchers in Arizona said electronic stimulation appeared to help Alzheimer's patients.
Juvenile Diabetes Is on the Rise
Pediatric diabetes and kidney complications related to it are on the rise, a new analysis of insurance data shows.
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