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Compared with insulin glargine

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

Findings seen for initial injectable therapy with insulin degludec plus liraglutide versus insulin glargine
Dulaglutide is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular events and renal outcomes among patients with type 2 diabetes

ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

Second study shows reduction in renal outcomes with dulaglutide in type 2 diabetes
Fewer new type 2 diabetes cases are seen in adults who eat more plant-based foods

Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet

Intake of vitamins B2, B6 linked to reduced risk for T2DM; B12 intake from food linked to higher risk
Team-based care emphasizing development of individualized care plans is recommended for management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart failure

Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure

Diabetes mellitus, heart failure often occur concurrently, with each increasing risk of the other
For individuals with prediabetes

ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk

No significant difference in risk for type 2 diabetes seen for those receiving vitamin D, placebo
Midlife type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk for cerebral infarction and cerebral artery occlusion in late life

Midlife Type 2 Diabetes May Up Later Risk for Cerebral Infarction

Genetic, early-life familial environmental factors seem not to contribute to link
Lowering serum cholesterol levels in patients with type 2 diabetes is associated with diabetic polyneuropathy

Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM

Higher number of nerve lesions, declining nerve conduction velocities and amplitudes seen
There seems to be no evidence of a legacy effect or mortality benefit for intensive glucose control among military veterans with type 2 diabetes

No Evidence of Legacy Effect Seen for Intensive Glucose Lowering

Findings based on 15-year follow-up study conducted among veterans with type 2 diabetes
Exercise and/or behavioral treatment interventions may provide clinically meaningful improvements in depression outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes and major depressive disorder

Exercise, Therapy May Improve Depression, Diabetes Outcomes

Exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy can improve depression outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes
For patients with type 2 diabetes

Hip Fracture Linked to Increased Risk for Death in T2DM Patients

Correlation not affected by adjustment for cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal disease