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In patients with hypotonic polyuria

Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis

Measurement of plasma copeptin better than water-deprivation test in patients with hypotonic polyuria.

July 2018 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for July 2018. This roundup includes...
More than 25 percent of older U.S. adults with diabetes use some type of complementary and alternative medicine

One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds

Herbal, chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, yoga most commonly used individual therapies
For patients with asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction

Risk of Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes

Increased risks for those with diabetes and asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction
Partners of people with newly diagnosed diabetes have small but significant differences in health-related behavioral changes compared with partners of people without diabetes

Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family

Small changes in health behaviors seen for partners of those newly diagnosed with diabetes
Particulate matter with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrograms per cubic meter of air makes a substantial contribution to the burden of diabetes

PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally

Globally, ambient PM2.5 contributed to about 3.2 million incident cases of diabetes
Metformin use is associated with an increased risk of acidosis at estimated glomerular filtration rate <30mL/min/1.73 m²

Metformin Tied to Acidosis Risk at eGFR <30mL/min/1.73 m²

Not linked to incident acidosis overall, in those with eGFR levels of 30 to 44, 45 to 59 mL/min/1.73 m²
In 2013

1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending

Increased spending per encounter has been the biggest driver of overall rise in spending
For women

Working >45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women

Increased risk seen for women but not men; slightly attenuated after adjustment for mediating factors

June 2018 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for June 2018. This roundup includes...