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Diabetes

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) Endorses the Milan Charter on Urban Obesity.

Jan 28, 2021

The Milan Charter on Urban Obesity highlights the challenges of urban environments as a battleground for human health, as cities are often organized to subvert public health goals, and promote rather ...

Regulating the Regulators: Mechanisms of Substrate Selection of the O-GlcNAc cycling enzymes OGT and OGA.

Jan 28, 2021

Thousands of nuclear and cytosolic proteins are modified with a single β-N-Acetylglucosamine on serine and threonine residues in mammals, a modification termed O-GlcNAc. This modification is essentia...

Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring With Telemetry System Proves Beneficial to Hospitalized Patients With T2D

Jan 25, 2021

For a study published in Diabetes Care, Elias K. Spanakis, MD, and colleagues evaluated the use of glucose telemetry in hospitalized patients with diabetes. “This system is based on real-time contin...

Virtual Diabetes Clinic Aids in Reducing Diabetes-Related Distress

Jan 13, 2021

“The majority of people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the United States are not reaching standard cardiometabolic goals,” explains William H. Polonsky, PhD. “We know that people with T2D are mor...

CME: Nonnutritive Sweetener Use in Children

Jan 11, 2021

This course discusses the use of nonnutritive sweeteners in children....

Improving Outcomes With Calibration-Free Real-Time CGM in Younger Patients With T1D

Dec 21, 2020

International diabetes registries repeatedly show that adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes have worse A1C outcomes compared with other age groups, with direct consequence on their future...

CME: Evaluating the Probability of Attaining A1C Goals in Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes

Dec 18, 2020

This course discusses a study that assessed patient characteristics and treatment factors associated with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (A1C >9%) and the probability of A1C goal attainment....

Higher Folate Intake in Young Adulthood & Lower Midlife Incidence of Diabetes

Dec 03, 2020

It has been recognized that homocysteine (Hcy) degradation needs B vitamins to serve as a prerequisite substrate donor (folate) or essential coenzymes (vitamin B6 and B12), and increase of Hcy has eme...

Involving Youth in Decision to Initiate CGM Device Use Improves Treatment Adherence

Oct 30, 2020

Involving children and adolescents in the decision to initiate the use of a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device is necessary to achieve maximum clinical benefit, explains Victoria A. Miller, Ph...

Short term follow-up of patients presenting with acute onset diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis during an episode of COVID-19.

Oct 29, 2020

Acute onset diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can be precipitated by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in individuals with no history of diabetes. However, ...

Non-invasive cardiac stress studies may not offer significant benefit in pre-kidney transplant evaluation: A retrospective cohort study.

Oct 29, 2020

Screening with cardiac non-invasive stress studies (NISS) prior to listing for kidney transplantation can help in identifying treatable coronary disease and is considered an integral part of pre-kidne...

The influence of long-term administration of SGLT2 inhibitors on blood pressure at the office and at home in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease.

Oct 22, 2020

The decrease in blood pressure is thought to play an important role for the renoprotective effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes mellitus. However, their influ...

Prevalence and Prediction of Aneurysmal Dilatation of the Abdominal Aorta in Koreans: Results of Screening During Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination.

Oct 22, 2020

Aortic aneurysm (AA) is an enlargement of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. Although the US guideline recommends ultrasound screening for abdominal AA (AAA) in men older than 65 years r...

A Closer Look at the Association of Alcohol Intake With Hypertension in Type 2 Diabetes

Oct 05, 2020

Hypertension is a major global public health concern and continues to be the leading cause of premature cardiovascular morbidity and death. In the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart As...

Evaluating the Probability of Attaining A1C Goals in Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 18, 2020

Research suggests that efforts are needed to help identify patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes who have a low probability of A1C goal attainment. “The development of a prediction model could...

A Text Message-Delivered Diabetes Support Intervention: Understanding User Engagement

Sep 02, 2020

Consistent daily self-care practices in type 2 diabetes, such as adhering to medication regimens, eating healthy, and exercising, are critically important to ensuring patients avoid adverse health out...

The Need for Adjunctive Therapy in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Aug 27, 2020

In the United States, more than 1.5 million people are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), a prevalence expected to increase to 2.27 million by 2026. A key challenge in effectively managing patients...

AHA/HFSA Statement on Diabetes & Heart Failure

Aug 09, 2020

With emerging data suggesting that therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can impact outcomes among patients with heart failure (HF), and vice versa, but no single document that comprehensively...

CME: AHA/HFSA Statement on Diabetes & Heart Failure

Jul 16, 2020

This course discusses the most important points made in latest scientific statement from the American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society of America on type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart failu...

Making the Case for CGM Use in the Hospital During COVID-19

Jul 02, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, appropriate implementation of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in the hospital has the potential to significantly decrease the burden of glucose monitoring and could p...