Tag: glycated hemoglobin

Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health?

  Chef Michel Nischan has won the prestigious James Beard Award four times, written cookbooks, and launched a restaurant with the late actor Paul Newman....

Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program

Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrassed his wife but even...

Insulin-Pramlintide Combo Improves Type 1 Diabetes Control

A novel investigational coformulation of prandial insulin and pramlintide improves blood glucose control and reduces body weight in people with type 1 diabetes, early research...

Project in Black Churches Improves A1c

Dr Gretchen Piatt A church-based diabetes self-management support intervention that incorporated parish nurses and peer leaders is feasible and may help improve diabetes-related outcomes in...

‘Stunning’ Twincretin Beats Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

Tirzepatide, a novel “twincretin” agent, was superior to 1-mg semaglutide treatments for reducing both hemoglobin A1c levels and body weight in patients with type 2...

More Data Link Unmanaged Diabetes, High Glucose to Severe COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Unmanaged diabetes and high blood glucose levels are linked to more...

Omnipod 5 ‘Artificial Pancreas’ Shows Benefit in Type 1 Diabetes

Insulet’s investigational Omnipod 5 automated insulin delivery system improves glycemic control in people with type 1 diabetes as young as 2 years of age, new...

A1c Below Prediabetes Cutoff Linked to Subclinical Atherosclerosis

Hemoglobin A1c above 5% but below the prediabetes cutoff of 5.5% is an additional potential biomarker of subclinical atherosclerosis in people with low cardiovascular disease...

Blood Sugar Control in Diabetes Is Getting Worse

Fewer adults with diabetes in the United States have well-controlled blood sugar or blood pressure now compared to 10 years ago, a trend that should...

First AACE Guidelines on Diabetes Technology

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) has issued its first-ever official guidelines addressing the use of advanced technologies in the management of people with...

Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19 in US Fared Well

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The majority of children with type 1 diabetes who tested positive...

Promising Data on Once-Weekly Insulin, Phase 3 Study Ongoing

Two new phase 2 studies show encouraging findings with the investigational once-weekly basal insulin analogue icodec (Novo Nordisk) for people with type 2 diabetes who...

FDA Welcomes Sotagliflozin Data for Heart Failure in Diabetes

The Food and Drug Administration has determined that data collected on the dual SGLT1/2 inhibitor sotagliflozin (Zynquista) for treating patients with type 2 diabetes in...

‘Keep Glucose in Check’ to Thwart Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy

Among patients with type 2 diabetes at high risk of cardiovascular events, treating to tighter A1c and blood pressure targets was associated with a decreased...

Early Insulin Pump Use Tied to Better Outcomes in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

(Reuters Health) – Children with type 1 diabetes who initiate insulin pump use within six months of diagnosis have better outcomes than those who delay...

Twincretin Shows Positive Effects in Phase 3 Trial in Diabetes

Tirzepatide, a novel drug that acts via two related but separate pathways of glucose control, produced positive effects in top-line results from the phase 3,...

Diabetes Screening Program in Optometry Offices to Expand

A program in which optometrists conduct in-office diabetes screening is now being expanded based on successful pilot data. The program is sponsored by VSP Vision...

Substance in Tears Could Be Used for Diabetes Monitoring

Dr Masakazu Aihara Measuring glycated albumin (glycoalbumin, GA) in tears could be a future way for those with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels...

Dexcom G6 Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Cost-Effective in UK

Wider use of the Dexcom G6 real-time continuous glucose monitoring (RT-CGM) system in the United Kingdom would be cost-effective in the long term, new research...

British Protocol Allows Insulin-Treated Pilots to Fly Safely

A protocol developed in the UK that allows commercial pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to fly airplanes has resulted in precise glycemic control during flight and...

‘Dose-Response’ Between Exercise and Improvement in Diabetes

The more patients with type 2 diabetes exercise, the greater their drop in A1c, according to a new post-hoc analysis of data collected during 6...

Smartphone App May Help Detect Diabetes

A smartphone app (Azumio Instant Heart Rate) may be a non-invasive method for identifying individuals with diabetes by detecting a “digital biomarker” of vascular changes,...

Weight Loss Not Fiber Intake Tied to Better A1c in Diabetes

In a small, short study of overweight patients with type 2 diabetes, consuming fewer calories resulting in weight loss of around 2 kg was associated...

Largest Study to Date Links Glucose Control to COVID-19 Outcomes

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 14, 2020 — The strong link between glucose control and COVID-19 outcomes has been re-affirmed...

Pay Attention to In-Hospital Glucose to Save Lives in COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 20, 2020 — Diabetes and hyperglycemia among people without prior diabetes are strong predictors of mortality...