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Women with an elevated hemoglobin A1c preconception may be at higher risk for severe maternal morbidity or death during pregnancy or postpartum

Glucose Levels Tied to Maternal Mortality Even Without Diabetes

Elevated A1c may predict maternal morbidity, death even in women without known prepregnancy DM
When individuals interrupt prolonged sitting with bouts of light physical activity

Interruption of Sitting May Cut Acute Postprandial Response

Interruption of prolonged sitting with light exercise reduced postprandial insulin and glucose levels
Kidney failure resulting from acute kidney injury leads to a higher risk of death in the first six months compared to kidney failure from diabetes or other causes

Mortality Higher From AKI Versus Kidney Failure From Other Causes

However, recovery is common within 12 months of injury

June 2020 Briefing – Diabetes & Endocrinology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Diabetes & Endocrinology for June 2020. This roundup includes...
Factors readily available in administrative data can predict five- and 10-year mortality in older adults with diabetes

Administrative Data Predict Mortality With Diabetes

Thirty-seven factors have good accuracy for predicting five- and 10-year mortality in older veterans
Following declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national emergency

ED Use Down for MI, Stroke, Hyperglycemic Crisis in COVID-19

Drop in visits seen in the 10-week period following declaration of COVID-19 as national emergency

American Diabetes Association, June 12-16

The American Diabetes Association 80th Scientific Sessions The annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association was held virtually this year from June 12...
Individuals with diabetes have an increased risk for hip and nonvertebral fractures

Hip, Nonvertebral Fracture Risk Up in Those With Diabetes

Risk for fracture at hip higher in younger population with type 1, type 2 diabetes
Higher intake of high-quality carbohydrates is associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Upping High-Quality, Whole-Grain Carbs May Lower Risk for T2DM

Higher intake of low-quality carbohydrates tied to higher T2DM risk only when replacing saturated fat
Body mass index is associated with tracheal intubation and/or death within seven days among individuals with diabetes hospitalized for COVID-19

BMI, Tracheal Intubation/Death Linked in Diabetes With COVID-19

In multivariable analyses with covariates, only BMI was positively linked to primary outcome