Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Young Adults on the Rise

June 30, 2020

By Samara Rosenfeld

Image IQ: 18-Year-Old With Abdominal Pain, Nausea, and Weakness

June 30, 2020

Sudden Future: Streamlined EHR Could Help Drive Better Patient Care

June 29, 2020

By Kenny Walter

Weekly TransCon Hormone Injections Could Replace Daily Therapy

June 23, 2020

Reducing Diabetes Risk in Women via Web-Based Program

June 22, 2020

FDA Approves Insulin Lispro-aabc Injection for A1c Control in Diabetic Patients

June 18, 2020

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetics now have an additional insulin option available to them in the form of insulin lispro-aabc injection (Lyumjev) 100 units/mL and 200 units/mL.

Diabetes Study Shows Lifestyle Interventions and Metformin Continue to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes After 2 Decades

June 16, 2020

New data released today from the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) shows that in over 2000 patients followed for an average of 22 years, lifestyle programs and treatment with metformin continues to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in at risk populations.

Research Illuminates Origins of Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease

June 15, 2020

New data from the Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study illuminate the environmental triggers that are thought to cause the autoimmune response leading to type 1 diabetes(T1D) and celiac disease. The data was presented in a symposium at the American Diabetes Association meeting.

For Weight loss, Don’t Eat Late in Day Says Study

June 12, 2020

A study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found that eating a late may be a contributing factor to weight gain and hyperglycemia.

New Guidance for Treating Diabetic COVID-19 Patients in the ICU

June 10, 2020

According to the report, more than 20 percent of COVID patients in the ICU are patients with diabetes, presenting challenges for the clinicians managing their care.  Diabetic patients with COVID-19 in the ICU need both complex medical management of their COVID disease, along with blood sugar control to minimize complications and mortality risk- and that can require multiple patient interactions that put the provider at risk.

ACE’s and ARBs Not Linked to COVID-19 Mortality But Hypertension Doubles Risk

June 09, 2020

Hypertensive patients have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood pressure, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal.  In addition, if the hypertension is untreated, the risk is greater.

Mortality Estimates in Elderly Atherosclerosis Patients Improved By Knowledge of Exercise Habits

June 09, 2020

When asked to elderly patients undergoing coronary artery calcium (CAC) scans, the results of a single question offer providers a better understanding of the individual’s risk of death: "On a scale of 1 - 10, how much do you exercise (0-none, 10-always)?"

Diabetes and Heart Disease? Adherence to Antihypertensive Drugs Increase Life Expectancy in Frail Elderly Populations

June 08, 2020

When antihypertensive medications are taken with regularity, life expectancy is increased says a new study published in the American Heart Association Journal Hypertension.