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Undetected dysglycemia is associated with both myocardial infarction and periodontitis

Undetected Dysglycemia Linked to MI, Periodontal Disease

Severe periodontal disease most common in those with undetected diabetes and vice versa

May 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for May 2019. This roundup includes...
Decreases in nontraumatic lower-extremity amputation have plateaued in recent years among adults with end-stage renal disease and diabetes

Decline in Nontraumatic Lower-Extremity Amputation Slowing

Decline in NLEA among patients with end-stage renal disease with diabetes stabilized since 2013
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes has plateaued during the last eight years

Recent Plateauing Seen in Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes

Following increase from 1990 to 2007, incidence rates significantly decreased since 2007
Type 1 diabetes diagnosed in those older than age 30 years is clinically and biologically similar to disease occurring at younger ages but is often misidentified

Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Almost one-third of people older than 30 when first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have type 1
Fournier gangrene is a safety concern for adults with diabetes receiving treatment with sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors

Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors

FDA identified 55 cases of FG in patients on SGLT2 inhibitors from March 2013 through January 2019
Patients with diabetes who have hypoglycemia or near-normal glucose values during the last day of hospitalization have higher rates of 30-day readmission and postdischarge mortality

Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes

Patients with diabetes and hypoglycemia have higher readmission rate, postdischarge mortality
For eyes with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity

Observation Feasible Strategy for Some Eyes With Diabetic Macular Edema

In eyes with good visual acuity, no difference in vision loss found two years after initial treatment

April 2019 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for April 2019. This roundup includes...
Diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy is fundamental to overall diabetes management and should be adapted as needed throughout life

Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes

Adults with diabetes should be referred to MNT at diagnosis, at times of changing health status