Diabetes

March 22, 2021
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Readmission rate high for adults hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis

One in five adults with type 1 diabetes who require in-hospital treatment of the life-threatening condition diabetic ketoacidosis has an unplanned repeat hospital visit within a […]
March 22, 2021
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Weekly insulin helps patients with type 2 diabetes achieve similar blood sugar control to daily insulin

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new once-weekly basal insulin injection demonstrated similar efficacy and safety and a lower rate of low blood sugar episodes compared with […]
March 21, 2021
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Tubeless automated insulin delivery system improves blood glucose outcomes

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain People with type 1 diabetes can improve their blood sugar control while reducing time with low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, using Insulet […]
March 11, 2021
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Trial compares two gestational diabetes screening methods

Credit: CC0 Public Domain There were no significant differences in health outcomes for pregnant women who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes or their babies using two […]
February 23, 2021
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Risk for rheumatoid arthritis reduced for patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have a reduced risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which may be due to statin use, according to a study […]
January 27, 2021
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Hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy improves glycemic control

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy improved glycemic control in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes. These outcomes, derived from the International […]
January 22, 2021
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Gastrointestinal surgery can be a cure for type 2 diabetes finds new long-term study

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The results of a randomized clinical trial with the longest follow up to date show that metabolic surgery is more effective than […]
January 11, 2021
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Research finds increased first-trimester exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester of pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to […]
January 7, 2021
Black people with type 1 diabetes, COVID-19 are four times more likely to be hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis thumbnail

Black people with type 1 diabetes, COVID-19 are four times more likely to be hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Black and Hispanic people with COVID-19 and diabetes are more likely than Caucasians to die or have serious complications, according to a […]
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