Diabetes

Screening for diabetes at dental visits using oral blood

It is estimated that 8.1 million of the 29.1 million Americans living with diabetes are undiagnosed and many who have diabetes have poor glycemic control. Given that each year many Americans visit a dental provider but not ...

Diabetes

Internet-based videoconference viable for teen T1DM therapy

(HealthDay)—Adolescents with poor glycemic control of their type 1 diabetes can benefit from therapy delivered either via face to face sessions or videoconferencing, according to a study published online June 1 in Diabetes ...

Diabetes

Neurocognitive deficits seen within days of T1DM diagnosis

(HealthDay)—Deficits in neurocognitive functioning are evident within days of a type 1 diabetes diagnosis in children and are associated with glycemic control over one year postdiagnosis, according to a study published ...

Cardiology

Risk of ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke up with type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—The risks of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke are increased with type 1 diabetes, with incrementally increasing risks with increasing hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), according to a study published in the November issue ...

Diabetes

Poor glycemic control linked to sarcopenia in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, poor glycemic control is associated with sarcopenia, according to a study published online May 9 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.

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