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Semaglutide is safe and effective for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Semaglutide Found to Be Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes

The once-weekly glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist cuts HbA1c, body weight
Lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes at a younger age than heterosexual women

Lesbian, Bi Women More Likely to Develop T2DM at Younger Age

Correlation between sexual orientation and type 2 diabetes is mediated by body mass index
Type 2 diabetes is independently associated with a greater risk of renal cell carcinoma in women

Type 2 Diabetes Ups Risk of Renal Cancer in Women, but Not Men

Association strongest in patients with diabetes duration of five years or less
A community health worker-led diabetes self-management education program is associated with sustained improvement in hemoglobin A1c

Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2DM

Volunteer peer leader program linked to lasting improvements in HbA1c, fewer depressive symptoms
Menstrual dysfunction is common in girls with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Irregular Menstruation Common in Girls With Type 2 Diabetes

High testosterone levels seen, indicating underlying polycystic ovary syndrome could be a cause
For patients with type 2 diabetes

Aortic Stiffness, Concentric LV Remodeling Linked in T2DM

Aortic distensibility independently linked to concentric left ventricular remodeling
Evening preference and a later breakfast are associated with elevated body mass index in adults with type 2 diabetes

Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes

Breakfast time mediates the association between morning-evening preference and BMI
Family and friends' autonomy support may lead to better glycemic control by reducing distress among patients with diabetes

Social Support of Autonomy Tied to Better Glycemic Control in DM

Findings suggest family and friends' support of autonomy also lowers diabetes distress
Pharmacist use of telemedicine is a promising vehicle for improving patient management of diabetes

Pharmacists Can Help With DM Management Via Telemedicine

Telemedicine could provide real-time feedback loop and allow pharmacists to help patients self-manage
For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

No Reduced CVD Risk for SBP <120 mm Hg in Type 2 Diabetes

Increased risk of CVD for achieved systolic blood pressure of <120 versus <130 or <140 mm Hg