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Poor glycemic control is associated with increased risks for stroke and death among patients with type 2 diabetes

Poor Glycemic Control May Up Risk for Stroke, Death in T2DM

Risk for stroke, death increased with each 10 mmol/mol increase in HbA1c level
The risk for hospitalization with pandemic influenza is higher for patients with type 2 diabetes than for those without type 2 diabetes

Patients With T2DM Who Have Flu More Likely to Be Hospitalized

Mortality risk for flu-related hospitalizations lower for those with versus without type 2 diabetes
A class of diabetes drugs

SGLT2 Inhibitors Protect Against Kidney Disease in T2DM

Reduction seen for risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease
Among individuals with type 2 diabetes

Maintaining Weight Loss Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM

Allowing weight regain as part of maintenance reduces cardiometabolic benefit for many risk factors
People who increase their consumption of sweet beverages -- either fruit juice or drinks with added sugars -- are at greater risk over time for developing diabetes

Increasing Intake of Any Sugary Drink Ups Diabetes Risk

Substituting one sugary drink daily with one water, coffee, or tea lowers risk
Patients with newly detected diabetes who achieve at least 10 percent weight loss within the first five years of diagnosis are more likely to have disease remission

Fairly Modest Weight Loss Tied to Diabetes Remission

Authors say more should be done to support weight loss early in the disease trajectory
A novel machine learning-derived risk score can predict the risk for heart failure among outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Risk Tool Can Predict Heart Failure in Patients With Diabetes

AI model integrates readily available clinical, laboratory, and electrocardiographic data
Among older individuals with type 2 diabetes

For Seniors With T2DM, Insulin Use Up With Poor Health

Individuals with poor and intermediate versus good health more likely to continue insulin use
In patients with type 2 diabetes

Higher Fat Mass May Up Risk for Major Adverse CV Events in T2DM

However, increasing lean body mass does not appear to have a protective effect
For patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction

Dapagliflozin Lowers Risk for Worsening Heart Failure

Findings seen among patients with heart failure, reduced ejection fraction, irrespective of diabetes