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The magnitude of the association of diabetes with stroke risk varies by age

Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex

For under 65s, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men
Intensive glucose-lowering therapy is prevalent among U.S. adults with diabetes and results in hospitalizations and emergency department visits for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy

Intensive therapy resulted in estimated 9,578 hospitalizations, ED visits for hypoglycemia over two years
Diabetes self-management education and support can cut hypoglycemia risk

Diabetes Education, Support Cuts Hypoglycemia Risk

Review shows positive impact on hypoglycemia events, symptoms, and knowledge
In a study published online Aug. 1 in Current Medical Research and Opinion

Model Predicts Hypoglycemia Risk in Adults With Diabetes

Positive associations seen for infection, non-long-acting insulin, dementia, recent hypoglycemia
From 2005 to 2016

2005-2016 Saw No Improvement in Diabetes Care Cascade

Women and non-Hispanic blacks have lower odds of achieving composite target
Few patients with undiagnosed prediabetes are told that they are at high risk for diabetes

Few at Risk for Diabetes Report Being Informed by Provider

Many individuals with elevated glucose levels are unaware of their heightened diabetes risk
A section on the use of technology in the management of diabetes has been added to the American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes; a clinical guideline summary was published online Aug. 13 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Use of Technology Now Included in Standards of Diabetes Care

Use of an intermittently scanned CGM can be considered as substitute to SMBG for adults
Higher maternal hemoglobin A1c levels are associated with increased risk for stillbirth among women with type 1 diabetes

HbA1c, BMI Linked to Stillbirth Risk in Women With Diabetes

About one-third of stillbirths occur at term, with highest rates at week 38 and 39 for T1DM and T2DM

Addition of Sotagliflozin for T1DM Alters Renal Hemodynamics

Addition of SOTA tied to reductions in estimated glomerular filtration rate, blood pressure
For hyperglycemic adults with diabetes

Lifestyle Counseling Frequency, CV Outcomes Linked in Diabetes

More frequent counseling tied to lower incidence of death, CV events in adults with diabetes