Complications of Type 2 Diabetes

August 12, 2015
Mark L. Fuerst

The following slideshow covers findings of 3 recent studies on various complications associated with type 2 diabetes.

Hypothyroidism is a risk factor for new onset diabetes mellitus (DM), in particular for those who take statins. Severe hypoglycemia is significantly associated with the severity of depressive symptoms among type 2 DM patients. Time-updated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) variables have a stronger association with myocardial infarction (MI) than baseline HbA1c.