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July 23, 2021

Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease

Patients with stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) who were in the DAPA-CKD trial had cardiorenal benefits from dapagliflozin that were similar to those of patients […]
July 23, 2021

FDA OKs Extended-Release Exenatide for Children With T2D FDA OKs Extended-Release Exenatide for Children With T2D

The Food and Drug Administration has approved exenatide extended release (Bydureon/Bydureon BCise, AstraZeneca) for use in children with type 2 diabetes down to 10 years of […]
July 23, 2021

BMI Association With Diabetes Risk Varies Across Low- and Middle-Income Countries BMI Association With Diabetes Risk Varies Across Low- and Middle-Income Countries

(Reuters Health) – The optimal BMI threshold for diabetes screening may vary across low- and middle-income countries, results from a new study of the association between […]
July 22, 2021

Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program

Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrassed his wife but even more […]
July 21, 2021

Weak Evidence for Weight Loss in the ‘Wild West’ of Supplements Weak Evidence for Weight Loss in the ‘Wild West’ of Supplements

“Purported” weight-loss products — 12 dietary supplements and 2 alternative therapies — lack high-quality evidence to back up claims of efficacy, a systematic review by the Obesity Society […]
July 21, 2021

FDA OKs Spinal Cord Stimulation for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain FDA OKs Spinal Cord Stimulation for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy for treating painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). The approval is specific for […]
July 20, 2021

Cycling Linked to Longer Life in People With Type 2 Diabetes Cycling Linked to Longer Life in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Bicycle riding may help people with diabetes live longer, new research suggests. Among more than 7,000 adults with diabetes in 10 Western European countries followed for […]
July 16, 2021

Is Aspirin Overused in Older Patients With Diabetes? Is Aspirin Overused in Older Patients With Diabetes?

Millions of US adults aged 70 years and over previously advised to take aspirin for primary prevention would not now have it recommended for routine continued […]
July 15, 2021

Get Control of Glucose Fast, in Early Diabetes, for Best Outcomes Get Control of Glucose Fast, in Early Diabetes, for Best Outcomes

It is important to identify people with type 2 diabetes at the earliest opportunity, target good glucose control immediately after diagnosis, and maintain it as long […]
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