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New Review Details Mortality Rates in Diabetics Since 1970

July 12, 2020

An analysis examining 5 decades of data is shedding light on mortality trends in diabetic patients from 1970-2016.

Increased Fasting Glucose Doubles COVID-19 Mortality Risk

July 11, 2020

Results of an analysis of more than 600 patients suggests increased fasting blood glucose was associated with a 2.3 times greater risk of 28-day mortality in COVID-19 patients.

Meta-Analysis Explores Cardiovascular, Renal Effects of SGLT2s and GLP-1s

July 10, 2020

New research is seeking to update previous analyses examining the cardiovascular and renal benefits of GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Increased Consumption of Whole Grains Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

July 09, 2020

An analysis of 3 major prospective studies suggests consuming whole grain foods was associated with a lower rate of type 2 diabetes.

Infant's First Stool Could Inform Risk of Obesity Later in Life

July 09, 2020

The microbiome of an infant's first stool can help predict their risk of being overweight later in life, according to a recent study.

Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Do Not Impact Testosterone Levels

July 08, 2020

Research from the University of Miami is adding to the discussion surrounding plant-based diets and impact on overall health.

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk of CVD, Schizophrenia, Other Conditions

July 07, 2020

A new analysis of more than 100k type 2 diabetics from the UK is shedding light on prevalence of cardiovascular and noncardiovascular comorbidities versus nondiabetics.

Iodine Exposure in NICU Linked to Increased Risk of Hypothyroidism

July 07, 2020

Results of an NIH-led study suggests infants exposed to iodine in the NICU were at a greater risk of developing congenital hypothyroidism.

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Young Adults on the Rise

June 30, 2020

Although the investigative team found the overall increase in prevalence did not meet statistical significance, there was a significant increase among young adults, and prevalence remained high for those at least 60 years old.

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

June 30, 2020

How good are your diagnostic skills?  Test them here with this month's Visual Dx quiz!