Diabetes

The AJMC® Diabetes compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the chronic condition.

Dr Marc-Andre Cornier Discusses the Future of Research on Weight Loss, Diabetes

May 19th 2022, 2:35pm

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Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, explains trends he expects to see in upcoming diabetes and weight loss studies.

Contributor: Congress Must Act to Stop America’s Amputation Epidemic

May 16th 2022, 2:30pm

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The Amputation Reduction and Compassion Act (H.R. 2631) would ensure that Medicare and Medicaid both cover peripheral artery disease screening for at-risk beneficiaries without the cost-sharing requirements that could make some patients balk at seeking care.

FDA Approves Eli Lilly's Tirzepatide for T2D

May 13th 2022, 9:00pm

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The treatment was found to improve glycemic control and is indicated to be used in conjunction with diet and exercise.

Dr Marc-Andre Cornier Weighs Pharmacologic, Behavioral Interventions for Obesity

May 12th 2022, 6:28pm

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Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the importance of a combined approach to weight loss.

Higher Diabetes Risk at Lower Weight, Younger Age for Racial, Ethnic Minorities vs White People

May 9th 2022, 9:00pm

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Black, Asian, and Hispanic adults in the United States were found to have an increased risk for developing diabetes at lower weights and younger ages compared with White Americans, suggesting that screening recommendations for the disease should be altered to reflect this difference.

Dr Marc-Andre Cornier on the Genetic Risk for Obesity

May 5th 2022, 4:32pm

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Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, describes the genetic factor that contributes to obesity risk.

Assessing BMI Change, Diabetes, and CVD Risk in Postmenopausal Women

May 2nd 2022, 7:33pm

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Although researchers found no substantial changes in body mass index (BMI) among postmenopausal women, the metric was a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Dr Marc-Andre Cornier Outlines How Mindfulness Can Improve Obesity Interventions

April 28th 2022, 4:13pm

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Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, explains how the mechanisms of mindfulness may help those with obesity lose weight.

Contributor: Despite Updated NCCC Guidelines, More Action Is Needed to Address Diabetes Care Equity

April 26th 2022, 3:43pm

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Experts weigh in on the recently updated National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) recommendation to improve diabetes prevention and care in the United States.

Meeting Biomarker Treatment Goals in T2D Can Add Years in Life Expectancy, Study Finds

April 20th 2022, 3:33pm

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Researchers used a model to determine life expectancy gains among those with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who had superior levels of glycated hemoglobin and other factors.