Diabetes

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

What We’re Reading: Order on Abortion Medicine, Emergency Contraception; California and Insulin; CMS Rule Announcement

July 8th 2022, 2:27pm

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President Joe Biden will sign an executive order to protect access to the abortion pill and emergency contraception; Governor Gavin Newsom announced California will make low-cost insulin; CMS proposed a rule that would bring major reforms to the accountable care organization program.

Dr Christopher Thompson Discusses GI Innovation Presented at DDW

June 27th 2022, 2:40pm

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Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FJGES, director of endoscopy and codirector of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses a session on gastrointestinal (GI) invention at the recent conference, Digestive Disease Week, held May 21-24 in San Diego, California.

Dr Christopher Thompson Discusses Innovative Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

June 24th 2022, 8:49pm

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Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FJGES, director of endoscopy and codirector of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses duodenal jejunal bypass liner treatment and future innovations in gastroenterology.

What We’re Reading: Period Trackers and Roe v Wade; Medical Debt Burdens; Express Scripts Touts Diabetes Program

June 20th 2022, 3:04pm

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Data from menstrual tracking apps may be used against people in certain states if Roe v Wade is overturned; 100 million Americans, including 41% of adults, have health care debt; Express Scripts reported results of its program to lower diabetes-related costs.

Pediatric Liver Disease in Children Linked With a High Risk for T2D, Study Finds

June 17th 2022, 11:33am

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Researchers found significantly higher incidence rates of of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared with other groups.

Adolescents With T2D Improved Glycemic Control Using Dulaglutide

June 16th 2022, 3:10pm

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About 3 times as many of the children and teenagers taking dulaglutide had a glycated hemoglobin level of less than 7.0% at 26 weeks compared with those on placebo.

Study Outlines Disparities in ED Use for Patients With Diabetes

May 31st 2022, 7:05pm

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Results of a cross-sectional study revealed wide disparities in emergency department (ED) use among patients with diabetes between 2008 and 2017.

Trial: Vitamin D Supplementation Yielded No Preventive Benefits in T2D

May 29th 2022, 4:02pm

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Results of a randomized controlled trial found supplementation with vitamin D among those at risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) did not prevent onset of the disease.

Study: Arterial Stiffness May Be Superior to Hypertension in Predicting Diabetes

May 27th 2022, 6:48pm

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Findings of this study showed arterial stiffness is associated with a higher risk of diabetes onset compared with hypertension.

Diabetes Drugs Linked With Lower Risks of Open-Angle Glaucoma, AMD

May 23rd 2022, 4:05pm

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New findings from a prospective cohort study outline associations between diabetes medications and common eye conditions, such as open-angle glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).