Management of hypoglycemia in older adults with type 2 diabetes.
This article highlights the issues faced by older people with T2D, the risk factors for hypoglycemia in this population, and the challenges faced by health care providers regarding glycemic management in this patient group. PMID: 30724638 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
A new study aims to elucidate the link between PCSK9 inhibitors and glucose metabolism. Might they increase the risk of diabetes, as statins have been shown to do?European Heart Journal
A new study examines the tissue-specific contribution to insulin sensitivity in hepatitis C. Does insulin sensitivity improve with viral eradication?Clinical Endocrinology
A better understanding of the evolution of brown adipose tissue may have important implications for the battle against modern obesity.Journal of the Endocrine Society
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and passing more urine than normal. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this one sexual sign. Should you check your blood sugar levels?
Yanlong Jia, Zhiwei Shen, Guisen Lin, Tingting Nie, Tao Zhang, Renhua Wu
Conclusion: The y-IHDS requires minimal resources and is based on a screening tool for adult HIV-associated cognitive disorders that is already widely used globally. Hence, this brief, cost-efficient, and valid screening tool may be a useful addition for clinicians working in resource-poor contexts in which adolescent HIV is highly prevalent.
One day, a quick eye test may be able to pick up important information about brain health. Specifically, it may be able to identify signs of dementia.
CONCLUSIONS CSAD can suppress LSG neural activity, hence enhance the electrophysiological stability and protect the heart from AMI-triggered VAs. PMID: 30877783 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: It is possible to define patients with a chronic florid wound on the basis of wound-relevant treatments using SHI data and to make estimates of administrative prevalence. Depending on the question, the criteria for defining cases can be narrowed down or broadened. The comparison provides information on the internal validity of diagnostic coding. However, further studies are needed to verify external validity. PMID: 30876780 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study, being presented tomorrow (Monday) morning at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in New Orleans, reports that " adults who report puffing e-cigarettes, or vaping, are significantly more likely to have a heart attack, coronary artery disease and depression compared with those who don ’t use them or any tobacco products. "These conclusions were based on a cross-sectional analysis of data from the 2014, 2016, and 2017 National Health Interview Surveys. Respondents were asked to report whether they had ever been diagnosed with having had a heart attack, coronary artery disease, ...