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Rate of Remission of Type 2 Diabetes Higher Among Patients with Long-Term Follow-up After...

In a study that included long-term follow-up of obese patients with type 2 diabetes, bariatric surgery was associated with more frequent diabetes remission and fewer complications than patients who received usual care.

Diabetics Using Metformin and Insulin Have Higher Risk of Complications and Death Than Those...

Among diabetics who were receiving metformin, the addition of insulin compared with a certain class of antidiabetic drugs was associated with an increased risk of nonfatal cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause death.

Among Type 2 Diabetics: Large Increase in Insulin Use and Out-of-Pocket Expenses

Find out how much the use of insulin among patients with type 2 diabetes and out-of-pocket expenditures per prescription have increased.

Study Ties Sleep Apnea to Development of Diabetes

A new study has demonstrated a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the development of diabetes.

Oxygen and and Diabetes: Research Shows Connection and Possibility to Prevent or Reverse Process

Findings show cellular responses to a high-fat diet can result in obesity-induced insulin resistance and diabetes and suggests potential targets for preventing or reversing the process.

Strong Link Between Depression and Early Death Among Diabetic Seniors

Studies have shown that diabetics have about twice the odds of suffering from depression, which further increases the risk of premature death and mortality risk.

Common Heart Drug’s Link to Diabetes Found by Researchers

Researchers may have found a novel way to suppress the devastating side effect of one of the worlds' most widely used drugs to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

Cause for 5-fold Increase in Type 2 Diabetes in Latino Population Identified

Researchers have identified a variant in the Latino population that was associated with a 5-fold increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes.

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