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

What We’re Reading: Fewer Uninsured Children; Updated Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines; Two Diabetes Drugs Performed Best in Study

September 22nd 2022, 2:55pm


About 200,000 more children have health insurance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic; if FDA-approved, bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for younger children are expected to become available by early to mid-October; a trial compared metformin plus sitagliptin, liraglutide, glimepiride, and insulin glargine for maintaining blood glucose levels.

Preservatives, Dietary Elements Identified as Contributors to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

September 21st 2022, 5:42pm


Evidence points to flavorings and preservatives in processed foods as contributors to the beginnings of obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a recent review.

Part I: The Promise of Telehealth – A Cautionary Tale

September 15th 2022, 9:50pm


The rise of telehealth during COVID-19, its limitations, and its uncertain future.

Executive Function Associated With Quality of Life, Negative Emotion in Older Adults With Diabetes

September 15th 2022, 5:38pm


A longitudinal study found that executive function was more predictive than pain for present and future quality of life in older adults with diabetes.

Pharmaceutical Care Services for Patients With Diabetes: A Systematic Scoping Review

September 14th 2022, 4:00pm


Major databases were systematically searched for articles reporting on pharmaceutical care services for patients with diabetes, and 86 pharmaceutical care services were qualitatively synthesized.

Link Between T2D Complications, Sleep Disorders Found in Mexican Americans

September 12th 2022, 7:00pm


A recent study found a potential relationship between type 2 diabetes (T2D) macro- and microvascular complications and increased risk of sleep disorders in older Mexican Americans.

Diabetes-Related Mortality Rates Decrease in Urban Areas, Remain Stagnant in Rural

September 10th 2022, 10:01pm


A new study has found that diabetes-related deaths in rural areas did not decrease for the period of 1999 to 2019, tripling the mortality gap between urban and rural patients with diabetes.

Reduced Processed Red Meat Consumption May Lower Diabetes Risk

September 6th 2022, 7:52pm


A prospective cohort study found that women who replaced processed red meat with fatty fish, unprocessed red meat, or vegetables had reduced risks of hypertension and diabetes.

People Who Accumulate More Steps per Day Have Lower Risk of Diabetes

August 31st 2022, 4:56pm


A population-based cohort study of Hispanic Americans found that people who walked more per day had a lower risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Review Examines Traditional, Newer Forms of CBT on Diabetes-Related Distress

August 29th 2022, 6:10pm


While cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is known to be effective for generalized depression and anxiety, it is only recently that research has begun exploring its specific use in diabetes, including looking at the effects on depression, anxiety, and glycemic control.