ADA: Efpeglenatide lowers risk for adverse CV events in T2DM
Jun 29, 2021
(HealthDay News) — For patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease or current kidney disease, the risk for adverse cardiovascular events is lower with efpeglenatide, an exendin-based...
ADA: Tirzepatide non-inferior, superior to Semaglutide for T2DM
Jun 29, 2021
Greater reduction in glycated hemoglobin levels and improved weight loss seen with tirzepatide in type 2 diabetes
2 daily servings of fruit lowers diabetes risk by 36 percent: study
Jun 03, 2021
Consuming at least two daily servings of fruit raises insulin sensitivity and reduces the odds of developing type 2 diabetes by 36%, according to new findings from a large population study. Fruit juice...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, May 19
May 19, 2021
Heart patients gain significant benefits from taking stairs…Investigational drug may help patients with diabetes, heart failure… Patients undergoing dialysis maintained SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels six...
Prediabetes wreaks havoc on the cardiovascular system, clinicians warned
May 06, 2021
Prediabetes may be more destructive to the heart and vascular system than many clinicians realize, nearly doubling the risk of adverse events, according a new study to be presented at next week’s...
Diabetes med Farxiga gets FDA nod as kidney failure treatment; drug cuts risk by 39 percent
May 04, 2021
Farxiga, an SGLT2 inhibitor, was found to reduce the risk of worsening renal function or cardiovascular or renal death by 39% in patients with chronic kidney disease — with and without type 2 diabetes.
Dementia risk rises with younger age of type 2 diabetes onset: study
Apr 30, 2021
The odds of dementia in later life are greater the younger an adult is when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, investigators say. But prediabetes and late-life diabetes diagnoses are not linked to subsequent...
Refocus on capturing PDPM drivers to improve care, quality and reimbursement
Apr 13, 2021
With the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing facilities since late December, facilities nationwide have seen a significant decline in both new cases and deaths among resident populations....
Crushing is out and sprinkling is in
Apr 01, 2021
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Sleep like your life depends on it
Apr 01, 2021
One thing I’ve learned in my mostly unsuccessful lifelong quest to get enough sleep is that nothing helps more than feeling under pressure to do so. So learning in McKnight’s that extra sleep reduced...