Diabetes and Endocrinology

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Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018

However, some small but significant increases and decreases seen in specific geographic areas

Closed-Loop System Improves Glycemic Control in Young Children With T1DM

Percentage of time with glucose level in target range higher during closed-loop period versus sensor-augmented pump therapy period

Risk for Diabetes Increased for Pediatric Patients With COVID-19

Increased incidence of diabetes seen among patients aged younger than 18 years after acute COVID-19 infection versus those without COVID-19

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes

Risk for hypertension even higher for those receiving left-sided radiation therapy, endocrine therapy

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Gained Weight During First Year of Pandemic

Significant predictors of pandemic weight gain were psychological distress, prepandemic weight, and children at home

Significant Health Benefits Seen With Meeting ATS Air Quality Standard

Compared with meeting EPA standards alone, this would prevent 11,850 more deaths, 25,400 more morbidities

Long-Term Medication Usage After Bariatric Surgeries Compared

Patterns of medication use for obesity-related comorbidities slightly more favorable following gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy

Comprehensive Approach Advised for Managing CV Risk in T2DM

In addition to managing all cardiovascular risk factors, providers must consider social determinants of health

Mental Health Improves With Access to Gender-Affirming Hormones

Access to GAH during adolescence, adulthood linked to lower odds of past-year suicidal ideation versus desiring but not accessing GAH

Senate Committee Backs Califf Nomination to Head FDA

Among those who voted against Califf's nomination were Democrats who expressed concerns about his links to pharmaceutical companies