Diabetes

Diabetes, HbA1c linked to adverse outcomes after surgery

(HealthDay)—For surgical inpatients aged ≥54 years, diabetes and increased hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) are associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes, according to a study published online March 26 in Diabetes Care.

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD linked to 'lifelong trajectory of disadvantage'

University of Queensland researchers are calling for a greater focus on addressing common mental disorders in children to avoid a potential 'tsunami' of long-term issues in adulthood.

Health

Adverse drug events costly to health care system: research

Patients who suffer an adverse medical event arising from the use or misuse of medications are more costly to the health care system than other emergency department (ED) patients, say physicians and research scientists at ...

Diabetes

Modifiable risk factors impact CVD mortality in T2DM

(HealthDay)—Modifiable risk factors can be targeted for early and continued intervention to reduce the risk of adverse outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, according to research ...

Diabetes

Three renal biomarkers predict outcome in diabetes

(HealthDay)—Three renal biomarkers, acute kidney injury (AKI), albuminuria, and low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), considered separately or together, can predict adverse outcomes in diabetes, according to ...

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