Articles related to TYPE 1 DIABETES
Diabetes Screening by Race and Ethnicity in the United States: Equivalent Body Mass Index and Age Thresholds
Among adults aged 35 years or older with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m2, the prevalence of diabetes in Asian, Black, and Hispanic Americans was significantly higher than that in White Americans. Using screening thresholds specific to race and ethnicity has the potential to reduce disparities in diabetes diagnosis.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism May 17th 2022
Glycemic Control in the Critically Ill: Less is More
Hyperglycemia is associated with poor clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. Most medical societies recommend less stringent glucose control, in the range of 140 to 180 mg/dL, for critically ill patients. In this population, although glucose management is essential, hypoglycemia is associated with increased mortality. Enhancing the amount of time glucose levels are in the target range and minimizing glycemic variability have been associated with improved outcomes in critically ill patients.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism April 27th 2022
Preconception Antidiabetic Drugs in Men and Birth Defects in Offspring
Diabetes medications, such as metformin, have glucose-independent effects on the male reproductive system. However, until now, it was unknown if these effects lead to birth defects in offspring. This study concludes that metformin intake in men is associated with major birth defects, particularly genital birth defects in boys.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism April 5th 2022
Mediterranean Named Best Overall Diet for Fifth Consecutive Year
Thinking of starting the new year off with a diet? According to U.S. News and World Report, the Mediterranean diet is the best overall diet for adults. The diet was ranked first in the categories of best diets for healthy eating, easiest diets to follow, and best diets for diabetes, among other measurable categories.
Allergy & Immunology January 19th 2022
The 8 Most Expensive Chronic Conditions
More than half of adult Americans (60%) have at least one chronic condition that eventually lead to disability, mortality, and reduced quality of life. And chronic conditions account for 90% of America’s $3.8 trillion in annual healthcare costs. The CDC says these are the eight most expensive.
Cardiology October 29th 2021
Statins and Diabetes Progression
Publication: JAMA Internal MedicineDesign: Retrospective cohort study of more than 83,000 propensity-scored matched pairs over a 12-year period.Results: Diabetes progression was significantly greater among diabetes patients using statins vs. those not using statins.
Cardiology October 12th 2021