Diabetes

Measures of glucose and its variability are inter-related

(HealthDay)—Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and glycated albumin (GA) are inter-related and correlate with retinopathy and nephropathy, while only HbA1c correlates with cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online ...

Diabetes

Low HDL cholesterol ups risk of diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay) -- High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is an independent risk factor for the development of diabetic nephropathy, but not retinopathy, in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research published ...

Diabetes

Urinary proteomics aids early ID of diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay) -- A biomarker classifier in urine can allow early detection of progression to diabetic nephropathy years before onset of macroalbuminuria, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Diabetes.

Diabetes

Skin intrinsic fluorescence tied to coronary artery disease

(HealthDay) -- Skin intrinsic fluorescence (SIF) is significantly associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) in middle-aged adults with a long duration of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online July 30 ...

Surgery

ASMBS: bariatric surgery helps resolve diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay) -- For patients with diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery there is a significant long-term improvement in diabetic nephropathy, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for ...

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