Tag: diabetes

1. In-home glucose-lowering medications were not associated with increased mortality or complications among those with COVID-19. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Diabetes is one of the most common comorbidities found among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) negatively impacting prognosis in these people. The potential...
1. Increased levels of circulating ACE2 were associated with greater risk of cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular death, heart failure, myocardial infarction, stroke, and diabetes. 2. Compared to other clinical risk factors such as diabetes, body-mass index, smoking status, non-HDL cholesterol, and systolic blood pressure, plasma ACE2 was the strongest predictor...
1. Higher amounts of weekly physical exercise were associated with better carotid-to-femoral pulse wave velocities but not with carotid distensibility, which are both markers of arterial stiffness. 2. Diabetic patients may benefit from a more profound correlation between physical exercise with carotid-to-femoral pulse wave velocity. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Arterial stiffness...
Vitamin D and the risk of dystocia: A case-control study 1. Compared ­­to women who had spontaneous vaginal deliveries, women who underwent caesarian sections due to dystocia had decreased vitamin D level. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Dystocia, otherwise known as difficult or obstructed labor, is either directly or indirectly responsible for...
1. Among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease being treated with canagliflozin, earlier reductions in albuminuria were associated with a decreased risk of adverse renal and cardiovascular outcomes. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) In the past, post hoc analyses from clinical trials of RAAS inhibitors have shown...
Early surgical intervention for symptomatic renal and ureteral stones is associated with reduced narcotic requirement relative to trial of passage 1. Among those presenting with symptomatic nephrolithiasis, patients electing for trial of passage with medical expulsion therapy were more likely to receive a prescription for an opiate compared with those...
1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use among children and adolescents with public health insurance was found to be associated with a mildly increased risk for the developed of type 2 diabetes mellitus. 2. The magnitude of this risk, overall, was substantially lower than that of other risk factors for the...
1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use among children and adolescents with public health insurance was found to be associated with a mildly increased risk for the developed of type 2 diabetes mellitus. 2. The magnitude of this risk, overall, was substantially lower than that of other risk factors for the...
Timing of Oral P2Y12 Inhibitor Administration in Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome 1. There does not appear to be any difference in outcome between pre- and post-treatment administration of P2Y12 inhibitors among patients experiencing a non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome with planned invasive intervention. 2. Prasugrel and ticagrelor showed similar outcomes...
1. Indigenous individuals with diabetes were found to have poorer blood sugar and lipid levels, as well as higher use of diabetes medications, compared to non-Indigenous patients. 2. Indigenous individuals with diabetes had lower rates of HbA1c and LDL monitoring than the general population. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Diabetes is a...