An analysis of survey data from nearly 800 patients with diabetes provides insight into the effects of the pandemic on diabetes management, including increased difficulty in affording diabetes medications and consulting with their diabetes care providers.
Published on September 30, the consensus report provides perspective on diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes, including a diagnosis algorithm and insight on CGM specific to type 1 diabetes, which the writing group noted is lacking from previous guidance.
New data presented at EASD 2021 suggests patients with metabolically healthy obesity were at a 34% greater risk of developing new-onset heart failure and a 33% greater risk of new-onset AF than counterparts of healthy weight and no metabolic abnormalities.
A study from EASD 2021 suggests increased insulin resistance could help predict risk of incident stroke events among adult patients with type 2 diabetes, with results indicating lowest levels of insulin resistance were at a 40% lower risk of stroke compared to those with the highest levels.
An analysis of NHANES data presented at EASD 2021 details the effects of returning to a healthy weight among patients with obesity compared to those currently with obesity and those who always maintained a healthy weight.
An analysis of patient data from a national registry in Denmark indicates use of alendronate was associated with reductions in odds of developing type 2 diabetes, with this reduction becoming greater with longer use of the osteoporosis medication.
A posthoc analysis of the REWIND trial is providing insight into the overall standard of care seen with women with diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk compared to their male counterparts with diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk.
Insights from the DISCOVER registry were presented at the American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions. Check out our Q&A with study presenter Suzanne Arnold, MD, of St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.