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Sitagliptin Tied to Improved Outcomes among Diabetics with COVID-19

October 01, 2020

Results of a study of more than 330 patients suggest use of sitagliptin could improve outcomes in patients with diabetes and COVID-19.

Generic Levothyroxine as Effective as Brand Name for Achieving Thyrotropin Goals

October 01, 2020

Study suggests generic levothyroxine achieved similar rates of patients with thyrotropin levels in the ideal range as brand name levothyroxine.

Exposure to Diabetes in the Womb Could Increase Heart Disease Risk

September 30, 2020

An analysis of nearly 300k offspring suggests those exposed to diabetes in the womb were at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease events and risk factors in young adulthood.

UVA Study Suggests NRTIs Could Reduce Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

September 29, 2020

An analysis of data from 5 major databases suggests NRTIs could reduce incidence of type 2 diabetes.

Increased Number of Menopause Symptoms Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk

September 29, 2020

An analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative is offering clinicians a look into the impact of menopause symptoms on cardiovascular health in older women.

David Cherney, MD: SGLT2 Inhibitors and Prescribing Responsibility

September 28, 2020

An associate professor from University of Toronto discusses whose responsibility it is to prescribe SGLT2 inhibitors to patients.

Study Finds Increased Exercise Lowers Mortality Risk 25-32% Among Diabetics

September 25, 2020

A study presented at EASD 2020 examines the impact of increased exercise capacity on risk of all-cause mortality among more than 4k patients with type 2 diabetes.

Metformin Could Slow Cognitive Decline, Reduce Dementia Incidence in Diabetics

September 24, 2020

Analysis of information from more than 1000 patients in Australia sheds light on the potential association between metformin use and slower cognitive decline in older individuals.

COVID-19 Lockdown May Have Improved Glycemic Control for Some Diabetics

September 23, 2020

Data from a group of type 1 diabetics from a diabetes center in Italy suggests time off work and in lockdown could have been helped some patients improve glycemic control.

Study Estimates Average Life Years Lost from Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes

September 23, 2020

Research presented at EASD 2020 provides an updated estimate of the life years lost as a result of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, respectively, among patients in the UK.

Diabetics, Both Type 1 and Type 2, at Increased Risk of Falls, Fall-Related Injuries

September 22, 2020

A study from EASD 2020 found type 1 diabetes was associated with a 33% increase in risk of falls while type 2 diabetes was associated with a 19% increase in risk.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to 23% Increase in Risk of New Diabetes

September 22, 2020

A study from EASD 2020 suggests patients with RA could be at a nearly 25% increase in risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.

Synthetic Medication, Desiccated Thyroid Similar in Effectiveness for Hypothyroidism

September 21, 2020

Results of the study offer clinicians greater insight and could improve decision-making in regards to treatment choices for hypothyroidism.

Study Finds Thyroid Inflammation Tied to Anxiety Disorders

September 19, 2020

A study from e-ECE 2020 suggests thyroid inflammation could put patients at greater risk for developing an anxiety disorder.

Pediatric Asthma Treatment Could Increase Risk of Diabetes, Other Conditions

September 18, 2020

New research suggests children treated with high-doses of oral glucocorticoids could be at a greater risk of diabetes, hypertension, and venous thromboembolism.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Could Predict ASCVD Later in Life

September 17, 2020

Data from the WHI indicates adverse pregnancy outcomes were associated with increased risk of ASCVD later in life.

Feelings of Loneliness in Older Adults Tied to Increase Risk of New-Onset Diabetes

September 16, 2020

Analysis of data from a European aging study suggests feeling lonely was linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes in older adults.

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Accelerated Aging in Offspring

September 15, 2020

An analysis of more than 1100 children suggests those born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus were at increased risk of accelerated aging.

Matthew Budoff, MD: Clinical Usefulness of CAC Scores

September 11, 2020

An interview examining the use of coronary artery calcium scores for predicting CV events and stroke risk in real-world settings.

Maternal PCOS Linked to Increased Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Offspring

September 10, 2020

New research suggests children born to mothers with PCOS could be at an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder later in life.