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For patients with type 2 diabetes at low cardiovascular risk

Comparative Effectiveness of Treatments Explored in T2DM

Greatest drop in HbA1c for insulin, specific glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist added to metformin
For patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Heart Failure Ups Risk of Death in Patients With New T2DM

Five-year risk ratio of death linked to heart failure three times higher at five years after T2DM diagnosis
Metabolic traits associated with adult diabetes risk may be detectable by age 8 years

Adult T2DM Susceptibility May Be Identifiable in Children

Subtle differences in metabolic features of young people seen from 8 to 25 years of age
Sugar-sweetened beverage tax designs are expected to generate substantial health gains and cost savings

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Will Generate Health Gains

Volume tax would prevent 850,000 CVD and 269,000 diabetes cases, save $53.2 billion in net costs
Adopting the 2019 Endocrine Society guidelines for diabetes screening would substantially increase the number of older adults classified as having type 2 diabetes but would likely offer limited benefits

2019 Screening Guidelines Would Label More as T2DM Cases

Benefit would be limited because ID'd cases would have HbA1c levels below pharmacotherapy targets
Higher levels of stressful life events are associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes

Stressful Life Events May Up CHD Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Findings for coronary heart disease risk seen in large study of postmenopausal women with T2DM
Patients with type 2 diabetes who develop obstructive sleep apnea are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and other diabetes-related complications

Sleep Apnea in Patients With T2DM Ups Risk for Comorbidities

Patients with T2DM and OSA diagnosis at higher risk for cardiovascular, microvascular complications
In a joint position statement from seven leading diabetes organizations

Joint Framework Issued to Spur Diabetes Education, Support

Seven diabetes organizations issue guidance for diabetes self-management education and support
Younger people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have higher weight and blood pressure than similarly aged people without diabetes

Weight, Blood Pressure Higher in Younger Patients With T2DM

Differentials for weight, BP for those with, without T2DM greater for younger versus older patients
Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Higher risk for type 2 diabetes during young adult years tied to body mass index during adolescence