Cardiology

Heart attack, stroke risk declines among people with diabetes

The rate of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications has improved among people with diabetes over the past 20 years, narrowing the gap in cardiovascular mortality rates between individuals with and without ...

Diabetes

Diabetes increases risk for poorer prognosis in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Diabetes may contribute to more severe symptoms, rapid progression, and poorer prognosis in patients infected with COVID-19, according to a study published online March 31 in Diabetes Metabolism Research and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 facts every person with diabetes should know

People with diabetes are being warned that they are at "high risk" during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a Purdue University expert can explain more about what that means.

Diabetes

Glycemic control worse than thought in adults with T1DM

(HealthDay)—For adults with type 1 diabetes, glycemic control may be worse than previously thought, and rates of all complications increase with increasing hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), according to a study published online Sept. ...

Medical research

Revolutionary simple blood tests for diabetic complications, cancer

With a revolutionary new approach that analyzed just a few drops of blood, Northwestern Medicine scientists and international collaborators detected earlier and more accurately if diabetic patients had developed life-threatening ...

Cardiology

Risk factors ID'd for atrial fibrillation with type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Older age, cardiovascular comorbidities, and renal complications increase the risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online June 6 in Diabetes Care.

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