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Longer sleep duration could lessen children’s risk for T2DStudy shows that longer sleep duration was associated with reductions in several markers for type 2 diabetes.
New tool identifies diabetic patients’ risk for hypoglycemiaPatients at high risk could be identified and targeted for intervention, resulting in the potential for high healthcare cost savings.
Adult diabetic medication adherence tied directly to financial issuesMore than twice as many adults aged 45 to 65 with diabetes reported skipping doses of medication to save money, according to new data.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Glucose self-monitoring unnecessary in non-insulin treated diabeticsA lack of improvement in HbA1c compared with patients who monitor glucose indicates that monitoring should not be routine, according to new research.
HbA1c variability linked to depression in elderlyGood, long-term control of HbA1c may help prevent depressive symptoms in elderly with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Long-term commitment to diabetes prevention increases successSticking with a prevention program for one year increased the likelihood of success
Telehealth program reduced unneeded diabetic retinopathy referralsA Los Angeles-based program eliminated 14,000 unnecessary visits to specialty care professionals and reduced wait times for patients in need.
Residential lifestyle intervention can reduce costs type 2 diabetes costsImprovements in glycemic control from combined diet and physical activity intervention drove down use of routine medications, according to new study.
Large, early HbA1c reduction lowered risk for CVD events, deathStudy: Achieving stringent HbA1c goals within 6 months of initiating metformin predicted decreased risk.