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In older adults

Duration of Diabetes History Tied to Higher Short-Term Mortality Risk

Long-standing diabetes linked to higher risk for both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality
Pharmacist-led interventions in general practice can significantly reduce medical risk factors associated with cardiovascular events

Pharmacist-Led Interventions Cut Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Interventions associated with drops in blood pressure, cholesterol, HbA1c
Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk for type 1 and type 2 diabetes from childhood into early and middle adulthood

Preterm Birth May Increase Risk for Diabetes Into Adulthood

Risk for type 1, type 2 diabetes increased at age <18 years, 18 to 43 years
Levels of possible cancer-causing chemicals in metformin diabetes medications are under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin

No metformin recalls affect U.S. market at the moment
Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early-onset cardiovascular disease

Early-Onset CVD Rate Up for Children of Moms With Diabetes

Rates of early-onset CVD higher for offspring of mothers with history of CVD, diabetes complications

November 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for November 2019. This roundup includes...
Using statins for as short a time as three months can put patients at risk for developing diabetes and skin and soft tissue infections

Risk for Skin Infections, Diabetes Increase With Statin Use

Study shows mechanism of statins can induce onset of diabetes
A history of a clinically resolved

Childhood Episode of Pancreatitis May Up Risk for Diabetes Later

Findings independent of adolescent obesity and further tied to diabetes diagnosis at younger age

Too Few Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes Getting Eye Exams

Variation in prevalence of eye exams from 43.9 percent in Puerto Rico to 64.8 percent in Rhode Island
Men exposed to antidiabetic medications do not have different prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels

PSA Levels No Different With Exposure to Antidiabetes Meds

Regardless of PSA levels triggering biopsy, no difference in prostate cancer detection at biopsy