Trajectory predicts development of severe microangiopathy

Trajectory predicts development of severe microangiopathy

Early increase in HbA1c trajectory predicts development of severe microangiopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes. The HbA1c trajectory study from the time of diagnosis to examine if patients at the greatest risk for severe microangiopathy can be identified early allowing clinicians to intervene as soon as possible to avoid complications. Research design and methodsIn…

8-year nationwide study of the bidirectional association between type 2 diabetes and depression in nearly 8 million German outpatients

8-year nationwide study of the bidirectional association between type 2 diabetes and depression in nearly 8 million German outpatients

As we are exploring potential risk differences depending on age, sex, and follow-up time.This is done by research linking type 2 diabetes and depression mostly relied on hospital-based diagnoses or prescription data, overlooking many outpatient diagnoses. We aimed to quantify the risks of depression in individuals newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and type 2…

Complications from diabetes develops gradually

Complications from diabetes develops gradually

The longer a person has diabetes and the more uncontrolled the disease is, the higher the risk of complications.Ultimately, diabetes complications can be disabling or even life-threatening.The following are some possible complications of diabetes in general, namely: Cardiovascular disease. Diabetes can increase the risk of various problems with the cardiovascular system. This includes coronary artery…

Is it safe to drink alcohol if you have diabetes?

Is it safe to drink alcohol if you have diabetes?

Is it safe to drink alcohol if you have diabetes?Many people with diabetes can safely drink alcohol in moderation. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025, “moderation” means: Up to two drinks per day for menUp to one drink per day for womenOne drink is considered: 12 ounces of beer (5 percent alcohol)5 ounces…

Implications for the diagnosis of diabetes in different age and ethnic groups

Implications for the diagnosis of diabetes in different age and ethnic groups

Identify non-glycemic factors affecting the relationship between fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), in order to refine diabetes diagnostic criteria. ResearchRelationship between FPG–HbA1c was assessed in 12 531 individuals from 2001 to 2018 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Using a recently described method, FPG and HbA1c were used to calculate apparent…

Prediabetes

Prediabetes

Prediabetes When someone’s blood sugar increases without having been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This is known as prediabetes. Such can occur in children or adult. However, when this occurs in adults it certain that the person is heading towards diabetes. It is advisable to the person to watch out the kind of foods to…