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For patients with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes

Bariatric Sx Cuts Macrovascular Complications in Obesity, T2DM

Lower composite incidence of macrovascular events, lower incidence of coronary artery disease at 5 years
Medically supervised

Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM

Discontinuation of insulin, other diabetes medications seen in case series of three patients
Among U.S. women

High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk

Inverse link for total plasma prolactin, type 2 diabetes risk was not altered by menopausal status
Recommendations for the management of type 2 diabetes have been updated

ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM

Additional focus on lifestyle management, self-management education and support emphasized
For patients with type 2 diabetes and acute coronary syndrome

Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome

Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria
For patients with type 2 diabetes and existing cardiovascular disease

Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

Despite having been withdrawn, albiglutide is superior to placebo for reducing cardiovascular events
Clusters of type 2 diabetes loci and traits have been identified

Genetics May Identify Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes

Five clusters of T2DM loci and traits, each with distinct tissue-specific enhancer enrichment, identified
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) variability may be a more powerful predictor of all-cause mortality with type 2 diabetes than average HbA1c

HbA1c Variability Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in T2DM

HbA1c variability is a powerful, independent measure, regardless of how it is measured
Higher levels of aldosterone are associated with insulin resistance and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus among multiethnic individuals

Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Racial/ethnic differences seen in the association of aldosterone with incident type 2 diabetes
A rare but serious genital infection known as necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum

FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors linked to 12 cases of Fournier's gangrene