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Lower serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations appear to be associated with high blood glucose levels in women

Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women

Serum 25(OH)D level <30 ng/mL positively associated with blood glucose level ≥100 mg/dL
Screening for diabetic retinopathy in primary care settings has the potential to reach most U.S. adults with diabetes

Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Most adults with diabetes, including high-risk patients, seen by a primary care doc in previous year
The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump

FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump

Product works by delivering insulin under the skin at set or variable rates
Rates of diabetes screening are high

Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45

HbA1c used less frequently but results in more abnormal results, more diagnoses of prediabetes, diabetes

January 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for January 2019. This roundup includes...
In utero exposure to higher levels of maternal glucose is associated with higher glucose levels and insulin resistance during childhood

Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child’s Glucose Outcomes

Maternal fasting plasma glucose is positively associated with FPG and A1C in childhood
Midlife increases in fasting glucose with conversion to diabetes are associated with higher cardiovascular disease risk

Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk

Early detection of prediabetes may reduce risk for developing cardiovascular disease
Patients with Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder have an increased risk for developing at least one metabolic or cardiovascular disorder

Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder

Higher risks seen for obesity, type 2 diabetes, circulatory system diseases
Many primary care patients are not given tests recommended for monitoring diabetes

Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal

Less than 60 percent of patients with diabetes given HbA1c, lipid profile tests in preceding 12 months

December 2018 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

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