Tag: type 2 diabetes

1. Women with a history of gestational diabetes who consumed 5.0-14.9 g/day of alcohol demonstrated a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes development compared to those without any alcohol consumption. 2. Beer and wine, but not liquor, were associated with lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes incidence among women...
1. This cross-sectional study discovered that the estimated prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youths in the United States increased from 2001 to 2017. 2. The most substantial increases were observed in non-Hispanic White and non-Hispanic Black youths for type 1 diabetes and non-Hispanic Black and...
1. Patients receiving tirzepatide (5, 10, or 15 mg) reported significantly greater reductions in HbA1c compared to daily insulin degludec at 52 weeks post-randomization. 2. Tirzepatide (5, 10, or 15 mg) was superior to insulin degludec for the bodyweight reductions at 52 weeks post-randomization. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Current...
1. Standard BMI thresholds associated with greater risk of diabetes varied across 57 low- and middle-income countries depending on geographical region. 2. Younger individuals are also at greater risk of diabetes depending on geographical region, notably for men aged 25-34 in sub-Saharan Africa.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Body mass...
1. Tirzepatide was superior to placebo with regard to changes in HbA1c, serum glucose, body weight loss, and proportion of patients achieving HbA1c targets of less than 7.0%. 2. Compared to placebo, the proportion of adverse events with tirzepatide were mildly elevated. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: In many patients...
1. Sotagliflozin treatment was shown to increase the days-alive-and-out-of-hospital compared to placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure. 2. Sotagliflozin treatment was shown to significantly decrease the rate of days dead compared to the placebo treatment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have...
1. Widespread diabetes screening helps to identify asymptomatic patients with preserved renal function and low diabetes-associated cardiovascular risk. 2. New cardiovascular risk stratification strategies are needed given heterogeneous characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: In the last decade, New Zealand Ministry of Health has...
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1. Change in mean bodyweight was -9.6% with semaglutide 2.4 mg vs. -3.4% with placebo. 2. Approximately two-thirds of patients on semaglutide 2.4 mg achieved a target HbA1c of 6.5% or less.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: There is strong overlap between weight gain and type 2 diabetes, with the...