Diabetes

Balancing Care Access and Fragmentation for Better Outcomes in Veterans With Diabetes

April 22nd 2021, 5:40pm

Podcast

The authors of a study in the April 2021 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® discuss the possible reasons behind the link between care fragmentation and hospitalizations in veterans with diabetes, as well as potential opportunities to address disjointed care in the context of the widespread telehealth uptake seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study Finds Disparities in SGLT-2 Prescriptions for T2D

April 21st 2021, 6:00pm

Article

Black patients, female patients, and those of lower socioeconomic status are less likely to be prescribed sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Researchers Identify Clinical Factors That Predict Response to Glucose-Lowering Therapies

April 17th 2021, 10:20pm

Article

The authors said their work is an effort towards making more tailored therapy a reality.

Gene Factors Into Sex-Related Differences in Cognition Loss In Presence of T2D

April 17th 2021, 2:27am

Article

Among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and weight issues, cognitive advantages that women hold over men when both are affected are preserved into later life but are eroded for women carrying apolipoprotein E ε4 alleles.

Examination of Marshallese Living in US Illustrate Health Disparities in T2D

April 10th 2021, 5:15pm

Article

A high proportion of Marshallese, or Marshall Islanders, living on the mainland Unites States, have undiagnosed hypertension and type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to findings that will be used to address disparities in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.

Can a Machine Learning Model Predict T2D?

April 9th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

A machine learning model using the gut microbiome may serve as a successful predictive measure for type 2 diabetes development.

Early T1D Onset Linked With Shorter Reproductive Periods Among Women

April 1st 2021, 2:13pm

Article

Women who received a type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnosis prior to menstruation onset exhibited shorter reproductive periods compared with healthy controls.

Low-Carb Diet May Help Achieve Type 2 Diabetes Remission, Study Finds

April 1st 2021, 2:00pm

Article

A review found that a low-carbohydrate diet may lead patients with type 2 diabetes to experience disease remission, potentially providing new insight into how clinicians can help patients better manage their disease, investigators concluded.

Improving Adherence Through Data Analysis: An Interview With Kristin Alvarez, PharmD

March 25th 2021, 4:00am

Article

Researchers Identify Key Differences in Diabetes Care Quality Between Clinics

March 24th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

Investigators found 10 main themes characterizing the differences between primary care clinics classified as high- and low-performing in distributing diabetes care.