Diabetes

2019 screening guidelines would label more as T2DM cases

(HealthDay)—Adopting the 2019 Endocrine Society guidelines for diabetes screening would substantially increase the number of older adults classified as having type 2 diabetes but would likely offer limited benefits, according ...

Health

Mice subjected to shift work schedule start developing diabetes

Exposing mice to a light-dark cycle meant to mimic the schedule of human shift workers changes insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance in the animals, according to a study published December 18, 2019 in the open-access ...

Diabetes

Routine blood tests could predict diabetes

Random plasma glucose tests could be used to predict which patients will develop diabetes, according to a study of Veterans Affairs treatment data. Researchers from several VA systems showed that levels of glucose found during ...

Cardiology

Undetected diabetes linked to heart attack and gum disease

People with undetected glucose disorders run a higher risk of both myocardial infarction and periodontitis, according to a study published in the journal Diabetes Care by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The ...

Diabetes

A1c test misses many cases of diabetes

Using the hemoglobin A1c blood test to diagnose diabetes tends to underestimate the prevalence of the disease, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting ...

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