A subgroup analysis of a randomized trial found that patients with diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease had similar outcomes whether they took 81 mg or 325 mg of aspirin daily.
26 Sep 2023
Most U.S. adults with the strongest guideline recommendations for primary prevention with statins are not receiving them, including those with diabetes, extremely high cholesterol levels, or 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease over 20%, a study found.
5 Dec 2023
A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022
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In a retrospective cohort study, people with an evening chronotype were more likely to smoke, sleep poorly, and be physically inactive and had a 72% higher risk for diabetes than those with a morning chronotype.
12 Sep 2023
Removing race from the pooled cohort risk equations for cardiovascular disease (CVD) did not affect accuracy, according to results of a recent study, while another tested a prediction model based only on sex, age, and routine lab tests.
12 Dec 2023
Internal medicine physicians are already trained to care for complex medical conditions, and HIV is no different, especially as adults age and develop diabetes, heart disease, and other conditions.
1 Nov 2023
Peak diagnosis age was approximately 15 years, and the median age of diagnosis was 24 years, but 37% of adults with type 1 diabetes reported having been diagnosed after age 30 years in a recent study.
26 Sep 2023
New users of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors had about half the risk of an ED visit or hospitalization for a gout flare as matched patients taking dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, a cohort analysis found.
25 Jul 2023
Not only is the focus on weight not beneficial to diabetes patients, it can cause other health consequences such as weight cycling and eating disorders.
1 Sep 2020