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Gender, Race Affects Access to SGLT2-Inhibitor Therapy for T2DM

Women, Black or Asian patients less likely to receive sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor treatment for type 2 diabetes

USPSTF Urges Prediabetes, T2DM Screen for Overweight Adults

Physicians should screen overweight, obese adults aged 35 to 70 years and refer those with prediabetes to preventive interventions

Timing of Exercise May Be Linked to Cardiovascular Fitness

Associations significant for men with type 2 diabetes, but less so for women

Semaglutide May Aid Weight Loss in Obese Patients With T2DM

Estimated change in mean body weight to week 68 was −9.6 percent with semaglutide 2.4 mg versus −3.4 percent with placebo

CVD Risk Factors Tied to Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

Significantly greater global cognitive deficits seen in those with schizophrenia who had metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension

Provider Teams Outperform Solo Care for New-Onset Chronic Disease

Among solo providers, there was little difference in care management and outcomes between physicians, nonphysicians

Birth Weight Modifies Link Between Adult IGF-1 Levels, T2DM

IGF-1 levels inversely associated with T2DM risk in dose-dependent manner, but only among those with birth weight ≥2.5 kg

Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Poorer Brain Health

Higher risk for cognitive decline, vascular dementia, Alzheimer disease seen with high blood glucose

Polynesian Ancestry May Increase Cardiometabolic Risk

Genetic study reveals link between Polynesian ancestry and higher risk for obesity, T2DM, heart failure in Native Hawaiians

Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Reduced for Patients With T2DM

Reduced risk may be attributable to statin use; no significant association seen for glycemic control, metformin use on RA risk