Applying Recent A1C Recommendations in Clinical Practice Applying Recent A1C Recommendations in Clinical Practice
Three clinical guidelines were published in 2018 that address the use of A1C in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus--but they don't all agree. Explore the controversy in this paper.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Metformin and Risk of HCC in Patients With T2DM Metformin and Risk of HCC in Patients With T2DM
Is metformin use associated with a reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gestational Diabetes and Health Behaviors Among Women Gestational Diabetes and Health Behaviors Among Women
What factors might be contributing to the rise in the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus among women of reproductive age in the US?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Nigeria: Diabetes and the Family
[Leadership] November 14, every year, is recognised by the international community as World Diabetes Day. In marking the day, campaigners against the deadly but preventable and treatable disease seek to generate, primarily, global awareness with focus on diabetes mellitus as it is believed that more than 400 million people live with it worldwide, and the prevalence is predicted to continue rising if current trends persist. It was the seventh leading cause of death in 2016. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Factors related to depressive symptoms in older adult patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - de Lima Filho BF, da N óbrega Dias V, Carlos AG, Fontes FP, de Sousa AGP, Gazzola JM.
This study aimed to investigate the varia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

AHA: Lasting Benefit for CABG in Diabetes, Multivessel Disease
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with multivessel coronary disease (MVD), coronary revascularization with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is associated with lower all-cause mortality than percutaneous... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- For patients with prediabetes who are randomly assigned to interventions, changes in risk indicators of metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity are associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Higher dietary quality associated with improved glycemic control in women with GDM
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study has found that higher dietary quality was associated with improved overall glycemic control and postprandial glycemic control in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World Diabetes Day
14 November is World Diabetes Day, which is an annual campaign increase awareness of the diseaseWorld Diabetes Day, on the 14th November every year. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 is The Family and Diabetes. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, as well as promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of diabetes.The Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders group's main area of work is the evaluation of the effects of health-care interventions relevant to the prevention, treatment or management, and re...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Correlation between depression and glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study in a clinical setting in India in the year 2013 - Jammulapati S, Pindikura RK, Reddy EA.
Context: Depression is a major health problem in geriatric population and has many adverse consequences. The aim of this study was to review the existing literature on psychosocial factors that protect against depression in later life. Evidence Acquisit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Nigeria:Herbal Medicine and Diabetes Mellitus (V)
[Guardian] Management of diabetes mellitus (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes | Medscape Type 2 Diabetes | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines about diabetes mellitus type 2 (also referred to as diabetes mellitus 2) and the major types of diabetes mellitus, such as gestational diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Read articles about the latest diabetes statistics and the warning signs of diabetes. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes | Medscape Type 1 Diabetes | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines about diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes mellitus 1), an autoimmune disorder of the pancreatic islet cells. Read articles about latest diabetes statistics, types of diabetes, standards for diabetes diagnosis, complications, and insulin replacement therapy. Recognize the warning signs of diabetes. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Coriander shown to be a potential natural remedy for diabetes
This study, which was published in Herbal Medicine: Open Access, reviewed articles that were published about coriander treatment of diabetes mellitus in animal models. Many studies are exploring the use of herbs, such as coriander,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk
MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 -- Higher levels of aldosterone are associated with insulin resistance and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus among multiethnic individuals, according to a study published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Rate of Bone Deterioration Among Women With T2DM High Rate of Bone Deterioration Among Women With T2DM
Two-thirds of women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have low bone mass and deteriorated microarchitecture, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes may predispose to postpartum depression symptoms
(University of Eastern Finland) Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study. Moreover, GDM increases the mother's risk of developing type two diabetes later in life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Factors Impacting Diabetes Risk in HIV-infected Patients Factors Impacting Diabetes Risk in HIV-infected Patients
Is there an association between chronic hepatitis C and incidence of diabetes mellitus? What role might factors such as cirrhosis, duration of infection, and chronic hepatitis B infection play?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of SVR on Risk of T2DM Among HCV Patients in the US Impact of SVR on Risk of T2DM Among HCV Patients in the US
Does achieving sustained virologic response lower the risk for development of type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with hepatitis C?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Increased First-Trimester HbA1c Predicts Gestational Diabetes
THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 -- First-trimester glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) may aid in early identification of women at risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published online Aug. 16 in Scientific Reports. Stefanie N. Hinkle,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria:Experts Lament Rising Amputation Cases Among Nigerians
[Guardian] Experts have lamented that more Nigerians are losing their limbs from diabetes foot, a major complication of diabetes mellitus. They spoke at the fifth yearly Podiatry and Diabetes Foot Care workshop, which kicked-off on Monday in Lagos. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Experts Raise Alarm Over Increased Rate of Diabetes Foot Amputation
[This Day] Experts have raised alarm that more Nigerians are losing their limbs from diabetes foot, a major complication of diabetes mellitus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Intensive Glycemic Management in Older Adults With Diabetes Intensive Glycemic Management in Older Adults With Diabetes
This study examined contemporary practice patterns of glycemic control in older adults with diabetes mellitus. Are diabetic adults over age 75 being treated more aggressively than necessary?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Bariatric surgery is tied to lower overall incidence of microvascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Aug. 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Rebecca... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Healing of Apical Periodontitis after Nonsurgical Root Canal Treatment: The Role of Statin Intake
Journal of Endodontics DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2018.06.013Highlights•In this longitudinal clinical study, healing of preoperative apical periodontitis was evaluated in patients on statins and control patients.•The study controlled for the following confounding variables: age, sex, length of time to evaluation, statin agent, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.•A multivariate analysis showed a significant association between healing and the intake of statins (P 
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 9, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Gestational Diabetes
TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 -- Higher free triiodothyronine (fT3) levels, but not free thyroxine (fT4) or thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, are associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in the July 1 issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Thyroid Markers in Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes Risk Thyroid Markers in Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes Risk
Levels of certain thyroid hormones during the first and second trimester of pregnancy may indicate a greater risk for developing gestational diabetes mellitus.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Single Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes
THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 -- Uniform application of gestational diabetes mellitus diagnostic thresholds may not be appropriate in populations across the world, according to a study published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. H. David McIntyre, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The prevalence of depression among diabetic patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 2018 - Teshome HM, Ayalew GD, Shiferaw FW, Leshargie CT, Boneya DJ.
BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia. Depression is one of the major important public health problems that is often comorbid with diabetes. Despite the huge effect of comorbid depression and diabetes,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hypertriglyceridemia in Diabetes Mellitus Hypertriglyceridemia in Diabetes Mellitus
A new study examines the pathophysiology of hypertriglyceridemia in children with diabetes mellitus. Could it play a role in the later development of cardiovascular disease?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Unique Feature of the Israeli Type 2 Diabetes Guideline The Unique Feature of the Israeli Type 2 Diabetes Guideline
The Israeli guidelines vary management of type 2 diabetes mellitus by BMI. Is that a strategy the rest of the world should consider?Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Interview Source Type: news

Basal Insulin Analogues Similar for Glucose Lowering
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Basal insulin analogues for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) do not substantially differ in their glucose-lowering effect, according to a review published online July 10 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
Globally, ambient PM2.5 contributed to about 3.2 million incident cases of diabetes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Particulate matter (PM) with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrograms per cubic meter of air (PM2.5) makes a substantial contribution to the burden of diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of The Lancet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preventing pancreatic oxidative damage associated with diabetes by using herbal complexes
This study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine seeks to uncover the mechanisms that make this herbal combination effective against diabetes mellitus (DM). Fluctuations in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Challenges in investigation of diabetes-related aviation fatalities-an analysis of 1491 subsequent aviation fatalities in USA during 2011-2016 - Junttila IS, Vuorio A, Budowle B, Laukkala T, Sajantila A.
Diabetes mellitus (DM) could cause pilot incapacitation and result in aviation fatalities. The mechanisms could be directly as a consequence of acute hypoglycemia/subacute diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or indirectly as an acute cardiovascular event by contri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Draft Research Plan for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently posted a draft research plan on screening for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus. The draft research plan is available for review and public comment through August 1, 2018. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Travel Costs Are Considerable Part of T2DM Follow-Up Costs
FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 -- For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), travel costs relating to hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) screening constitute a substantial cost item, and self-monitoring can reduce costs, according to a study published in the July... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fear of falling in older adults with diabetes mellitus: the IMIAS Study - Hewston P, Garcia A, Alvarado B, Deshpande N.
ABSTRACTSeveral determinants of developing fear of falling (FoF) overlap with the consequences of diabetes mellitus (DM). We compared the prevalence and severity of FoF in older adults with and without DM and identified which FoF determinants contribute to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

CVD Risk Up With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 -- Women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) in their first pregnancy have increased rates of chronic hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypercholesterolemia, according to a study published online July 3 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fear of falling and balance confidence in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a scoping review - Hewston P, Deshpande N.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is highly prevalent in older adults ( ≥65 years of age) and increases fall risk. Fear of falling and low balance confidence are reported in both fallers and nonfallers and can potentially be more debilitating than a fall itself. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk
TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 -- The risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in offspring is increased in association with type 1 diabetes (T1D), type 2 diabetes (T2D), and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnosed by 26 weeks'gestation, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Strong Link Identified Between T2DM and Parkinson's Disease
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- There is an increased rate of subsequent Parkinson's disease among individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online June 13 in Neurology. Eduardo De Pablo-Fernandez, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
MONDAY, June 11, 2018 -- Cancer development is associated with increased risk of subsequent type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study published online June 7 in JAMA Oncology. Yul Hwangbo, M.D., from the National Cancer Center in Goyang, South... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ezetimibe: Likely to Be Beneficial For All Ezetimibe: Likely to Be Beneficial For All
Is ezetimibe therapy equally beneficial to patients with or without diabetes mellitus? This commentary focuses on the clinical implications of the IMPROVE-IT trial.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Higher HDL-C Linked to Better Cognition in Older DM Patients
FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 -- Higher serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is associated with better executive function among older patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), according to a study published online May 19 in the Journal of Diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case
Dr Jay H. Shubrook interviews Dr Timothy J. Wilt on ACP's updated guidance statement on pharmacologic treatment of nonpregnant patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Interview Source Type: news

Safe driving practices and factors associated with motor-vehicle collisions among people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus: results from the Diabetes and Driving (DAD) study - Almigbal TH, Alfaifi AA, Aleid MA, Billah B, Alramadan MJ, Sheshah E, AlMogbel TA, Aldekhayel GA, Batais MA.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) who have discussed issues related to diabetes and driving with their health care providers (HCPs). We also sought to determine the safe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Medtronic Seeks Bifurcation Lesion Indication for DES
This study will help us evaluate these patients in a controlled setting, which will help expand our knowledge base,” Matthew Price, MD, interventional cardiologist at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., and national principal investigator of the Bifurcation Cohort of the RESOLUTE ONYX Post-Approval Study, said in a release. "The unique design of Resolute Onyx DES may be well-suited to treat bifurcation lesions in a wide range of vessel sizes." The Resolute Onyx DES platform features Core Wire Technology, an evolution of Continuous Sinusoid Technology (CST). CST is a unique Medtronic method of stent manufact...
Source: MDDI - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Implants Source Type: news