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MONTHLY BRIEFINGS - Jan 2018


Diabetes & Endocrinology News (378)

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - The percentage of uninsured U.S. persons of all ages did not change significantly from 2016 to the first nine months of 2017, according to a report published online Feb. 22 by the National Center for Health Statistics. Read More >
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - Prediabetes defined by hemoglobin A1c is associated with worse prognosis than definition by fasting plasma glucose or two-hour plasma glucose, according to a study published online Feb. 16 in Diabetes Care. Read More >
Worse Prognosis for Prediabetes Defined by HbA1c
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - Perioperative glucose predicts 30-day mortality linearly in noncardiac surgical patients and nonlinearly in cardiac surgical patients, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in Diabetes Care. Read More >
Perioperative Glucose but Not A1C Predicts Surgical Outcomes
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - Weight change over 12 months does not differ for a healthy low-fat diet or a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, according to a study published in the Feb. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read More >
12-Month Weight Loss Doesn't Differ With Low-Fat, Carb Diets
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - The U.S Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians provide adults with a body mass index of 30 kg/m² or higher to intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendations sta Read More >
USPSTF Urges Multicomponent Behavioral Interventions for Obesity
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - Burnout is prevalent among physicians, affecting over one-third of physicians in a single health system, and is associated with health care delivery, according to a research letter published online Feb. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - For adults with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes, ertugliflozin treatment is associated with improved glycemic control over 52 weeks, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. Read More >
Ertugliflozin Tied to Improved Glycemic Control in T2DM
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 - Antidiabetes treatment discontinuation rates are higher for obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in JAMA Surgery. Read More >
Bariatric Surgery Linked to Discontinuing Diabetes Meds