Metabolic

CVD, Mortality May Be Affected by Visit-to-Visit Fasting Plasma Glucose Variability

CVD, Mortality May Be Affected by Visit-to-Visit Fasting Plasma Glucose Variability

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Patients with visit-to-visit variability of fasting plasma glucose may have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.

Beta-Cell Glucose Sensitivity Impaired After Gastric Bypass

Beta-Cell Glucose Sensitivity Impaired After Gastric Bypass

Individuals with prior Roux-en-Y gastric bypass have blunted β-cell sensitivity to changes in glycemia.

Semaglutide Approved for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Semaglutide Approved for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

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The FDA has approved semaglutide injection for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults.

Almonds With or Without Dark Chocolate May Improve Lipid Profiles in Controlled Feeding Conditions

Almonds With or Without Dark Chocolate May Improve Lipid Profiles in Controlled Feeding Conditions

Lipid profiles of overweight people can be improved by eating raw almonds, dark chocolate, and cocoa.

Severe Hypoglycemia May Serve as CV Risk Marker in Diabetes

Severe Hypoglycemia May Serve as CV Risk Marker in Diabetes

Severe hypoglycemia is associated with high absolute risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with diabetes.

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

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Weight gain associated with insulin therapy is not associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

Hospitalization Rates for CVD With, Without Diabetes Decline

Hospitalization Rates for CVD With, Without Diabetes Decline

CVD hospitalization rates have declined in recent years among individuals with and those without diabetes.

High BMI, Diabetes Contribute to Incident Cancers Worldwide

High BMI, Diabetes Contribute to Incident Cancers Worldwide

More than 5% of all incident cancers in 2012 were attributable to diabetes and high body mass index.

US Adults Not Meeting Fruit and Vegetable Intake Recommendations

US Adults Not Meeting Fruit and Vegetable Intake Recommendations

Few US adults consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables.

Risk for All-Cause Mortality in HFrEF With Abdominal Obesity

Risk for All-Cause Mortality in HFrEF With Abdominal Obesity

Abdominal obesity is associated with increased risk for all-cause mortality in patients with heart failure.

Obesity and T2DM Diminish Brain's Response to Hyperglycemia

Obesity and T2DM Diminish Brain's Response to Hyperglycemia

The rise of brain glucose levels is blunted during hyperglycemia in adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Cardiovascular Risks With Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes

Cardiovascular Risks With Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes

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The study investigates the correlation between hypoglycemia and the risk for all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

High-Dose Beta-Blockers Associated With Lower Mortality in HF, Diabetes

High-Dose Beta-Blockers Associated With Lower Mortality in HF, Diabetes

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Patients with chronic heart failure and diabetes may have a greater reduction in mortality with higher beta-blocker doses.

ACE Inhibitors, Statins Do Not Alter Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio in Adolescents With T1D

ACE Inhibitors, Statins Do Not Alter Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio in Adolescents With T1D

Neither ACE inhibitors nor statins change the albumin-to-creatinine ratio in adolescents with T1D.

Sleep Debt Affects Cardiovascular Health in Older Women

Sleep Debt Affects Cardiovascular Health in Older Women

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Obesity, hypertension, and circadian misalignment may all result from sleep debt.

Obesity Risk in Women May Increase With Traumatic Life Events

Obesity Risk in Women May Increase With Traumatic Life Events

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Researchers suggest addressing stress related to major life events as part of obesity intervention.

Heart Failure Risk May Be Reduced With a Plant-Based Diet

Heart Failure Risk May Be Reduced With a Plant-Based Diet

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Incident heart failure hospitalizations were reduced with plant-based diets.

Long-Term Prognosis in Heart Failure Worse With Diabetes

Long-Term Prognosis in Heart Failure Worse With Diabetes

Long-term prognosis among patients with acute heart failure is worse in those who have diabetes than in those who do not.

Lower Risk for Adverse CV Outcomes With Evolocumab, With/Without Diabetes

Lower Risk for Adverse CV Outcomes With Evolocumab, With/Without Diabetes

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Evolocumab may decrease the risk for adverse cardiovascular events in patients with and without diabetes.

Arterial Stiffness May Be Early Marker for Diabetes

Arterial Stiffness May Be Early Marker for Diabetes

Increased arterial stiffness is associated with increased incidence of diabetes.

Insulin Resistance, Cardiometabolic Risk Increased in Obese Children

Insulin Resistance, Cardiometabolic Risk Increased in Obese Children

Cardiometabolic risk and homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance increase with increased body mass index.

Insulin Dose Not Tied to Cardiovascular Outcomes

Insulin Dose Not Tied to Cardiovascular Outcomes

Cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes are not explained by insulin resistance.

Fasting Blood Glucose Patterns May Predict Future Myocardial Infarction

Fasting Blood Glucose Patterns May Predict Future Myocardial Infarction

For individuals without diabetes, certain fasting blood glucose trajectories are associated with the risk of future myocardial infarction.

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Not Increased With Exenatide

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Not Increased With Exenatide

The risk of major cardiovascular events is similar for those receiving exenatide or placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Metabolically Healthy Obese Individuals Still at Higher Risk for CV Events

Metabolically Healthy Obese Individuals Still at Higher Risk for CV Events

Metabolically healthy obese individuals have increased risk of coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease than those of normal weight.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

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In a meta-analysis of cross-sex hormone therapy use in transgender individuals, researchers found that transgender women may have a greater risk for CVD mortality vs cisgender women in the general population.

Higher Intake of Carbohydrates May Increase Risk for Premature Death

Higher Intake of Carbohydrates May Increase Risk for Premature Death

An excess of carbohydrates may be to blame for higher risk of premature deaths, not fats.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Dietary Fat Intake: Update and Expert Roundtable

Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Dietary Fat Intake: Update and Expert Roundtable

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The American Heart Association has shifted its dietary recommendations from replacing total fat with carbohydrates to replacing saturated and trans fats with unsaturated fat.

Type 2 Diabetes Medication Adherence Not Reported in Studies

Type 2 Diabetes Medication Adherence Not Reported in Studies

Studies often fail to include information on outcomes by medication adherence in type 2 diabetes.

Body Mass Index in Childhood May Predict Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Body Mass Index in Childhood May Predict Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Above-average childhood body mass index are associated with increased risk of early adult ischemic stroke.

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