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Community-based diabetes screening in barbershops owned by black individuals is feasible and can identify undiagnosed diabetes

Community-Based Diabetes Screening Feasible in Barbershops

About one-third of those asked to participate were successfully tested; 9.0 percent had HbA1c ≥6.5 percent
A peer-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy-based intervention may improve quality of life among patients with diabetes and chronic pain

Cognitive Behavioral Program Benefits Patients With Diabetes

Peer-delivered program tied to improvements in quality of life, physical activity, pain
From 2001 to 2016

Decline in Mortality Seen in Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong

Decline in all-cause mortality from 2001 to 2016 not statistically significant for those aged 20 to 44 years
In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus

Cesarean Rates No Higher for Diabetes Patients Induced in 38th Week

But compared with expectant management, induction at 38 weeks tied to certain neonatal adverse outcomes
Bariatric surgery is associated with weight loss and remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia at five years postsurgery

Bariatric Surgery May Aid T2DM-Related Outcomes at Five Years

Benefits seen for diabetes remission, weight loss, changes in metabolic parameters

December 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for December 2019. This roundup includes...
Patients with diabetes mellitus have an increased risk for heart failure

Diabetes Mellitus May Increase Risk for Developing Heart Failure

Increased risk for heart failure also seen in group of participants without diastolic dysfunction
Losing weight is consistently associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk across body mass index

T2DM Risk Cut With Weight Loss Even in Nonoverweight People

Findings seen even among nonoverweight, regardless of family diabetes history, genetic risk for T2DM
Patients with diabetes frequently engage in underground exchange activities for medications and supplies

Many With Diabetes Engage in Underground Exchange of Medications, Supplies

Diabetes-specific financial stress predicts engagement in trading, receiving donated meds, supplies
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