Diabetes

Sleep duration tied to adverse measures of glycemia

(HealthDay)—Self-reported short and long sleep are both associated with adverse measures of glycemia among adults with prediabetes, according to a study published online May 10 in Diabetes Care.

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links diabetes and back pain

People with diabetes have a 35 percent higher risk of experiencing low back pain and 24 percent higher risk of having neck pain than those without diabetes, a review by University of Sydney researchers has found.

Diabetes

A young life lost to high insulin prices

(HealthDay)—Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn't afford the exorbitant ...

Diabetes

Duration of diabetes, prediabetes linked to presence of CAC

(HealthDay)—Diabetes and prediabetes duration are both independently associated with the presence of coronary artery calcified plaque (CAC) and left ventricular dysfunction, according to a study published online Jan. 9 ...

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Diabetes Care (journal)

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published since 1978 by the American Diabetes Association. A monthly publication, Diabetes Care is a journal for the health care practitioner that is intended to increase knowledge, stimulate research, and promote better management of people with diabetes. To achieve these goals, the journal publishes original research on human studies in the following five categories: 1) clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research, 2) epidemiology/health services research, 3) emerging treatments and technologies, 4) pathophysiology/complications, and 5) cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries. Topics covered are or interest to clinically oriented physicians, researchers, epidemiologists, diabetes educators, and other health professionals.

The impact factor of the journal is 7.851 (2007), ranking fourth in the field of Endocrinology/Metabolism out of 92 journals.

International editions of the journal include Asian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, Middle Eastern, Chinese, and Polish editions.

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