Researchers writing in Diabetes Care this month report that empagliflozin, a sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2), successfully reduced liver fat content in recent-onset and metabolically well-controlled type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was associated with reduced uninsured rates in the diabetes belt compared with non-belt counties, say researchers writing in Diabetes Care.
In post-myocardial infarction patients, chronically impaired renal failure and diabetes are both associated with an increased mortality risk, say researchers recently writing in Diabetes Care.
Neither intermittent nor daily dosing of vitamin D alone was associated with reduced risk of fracture, but daily supplementation with both vitamin D and calcium showed promise in a study recently published in JAMA Network Open.
Leading experts on nutrition and diabetes are recommending that patients still continue to follow current nutritional recommendations by the American Diabetes Association and other healthcare and governmental organizations that recommend consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, while limiting red and processed meats.
Probiotic supplementation using a mix of three Lactobacillus strains naturally occurring in the human gut microbiota protects against lumbar spine bone loss in healthy, early postmenopausal women, say researchers recently writing in The Lancet Rheumatology.
The FDA announced yesterday that it has approved the first treatment for thyroid eye disease: teprotumumab-trbw (Tepezza, Horizon Therapeutics).
The evidence is inconclusive, but a cross-sectional study of young men finds that omega−3 fatty acid supplements may improve semen quality and reproductive hormone levels in men.
The GLP-1 receptor agonist liraglutide used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) for 26 weeks had no impact on bone resorption, even though subjects lost weight.
A 38-year-old woman went to the doctor with several complaints that seemed unrelated but they had started within the last few months. She was feeling depressed and fatigued with tingling and numbness in her hands and feet. Can you diagnose this patient?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an omega-3 fatty acid treatment as an add-on treatment to statin therapy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults with elevated triglyceride levels.
Insulin resistance is independently associated with body mass index (BMI) and synovitis in rheumatoid arthritis patients, shows new research published in Arthritis and Rheumatology.
A mother brought her 7-year-old boy to the eye doctor after he complained for several months about increasing photophobia during outdoor activities like soccer practice and playground outings. She also noticed that he had been thirstier than usual during his soccer games, but wasn’t sweating as much as he usually did. During the slit lamp exam, the doctor noted crystals throughout his cornea and conjunctiva. What's your diagnosis?
Postmenopausal women who participate in vigorous physical activity have a lower risk of total and hip fractures, but higher knee fracture risk, say researchers recently writing in JAMA Network Open.
In this slideshow, we review 10 new drugs or new indications for diabetes and other endocrine conditions.