Endocrinology

Uninsured Rates Dip in the Diabetes Belt Where Medicaid Expanded

February 18, 2020

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.

Renal Failure, Diabetes Linked to Increased Mortality in Post-Myocardial Infarction

February 10, 2020

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.

Vitamin D-Calcium Combo Daily May Prevent Factures

February 05, 2020

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.