• Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Type 1 and type 2 diabetes associated with complications during pregnancy including stillbirths, emergency Caesarean sections and infant mortality.
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  • Ezetimibe produces strongest CV benefit in patients with diabetes

    Ezetimibe produces strongest CV benefit in patients with diabetes

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Among patients with recent ACS on statin therapy, those with diabetes benefited most from adding ezetimibe vs. those without diabetes, according to new data from the IMPROVE-IT trial.
    The treatment effect of ezetimibe did not differ by diabetes status in patients aged at least 75 years, but patients younger than 75 years had greater benefit with ezetimibe if they had diabetes than if they did not, Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SM, cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a senior investigator at the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Study
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  • Dual therapy superior in low-income patients with type 2 diabetes

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Dual therapy outperformed metformin monotherapy or transitioning therapies and may be preferred for low-income individuals with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to research recently published in the Journal of Primary Care and Community Health.
    “Diabetes control in low-income settings is a difficult task and is often overwhelming. Due to significant barriers to care, choosing optimal initial therapy has critical implications in these settings,” Elizabeth M. Vaughan, DO, MPH, assistant professor in the department of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told Healio
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