Controlling blood sugar levels sooner after type 2 diabetes diagnosis could prevent heart attacks
9 days ago - By News Medical
People with type 2 diabetes may need to reduce their blood sugar levels sooner after diagnosis than previously thought, to prevent major cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, according to new research from the University of Surrey.
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Worse diabetes severity increases risk for mortality after severe hypoglycemia
9 days ago - By Healio
Diabetes Severity Score is the only factor significantly linked to greater mortality risk among older adults with type 2 diabetes experiencing severe hypoglycemia, according to study data published in Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research.
“No single baseline characteristic appears to be strongly associated with mortality following severe hypoglycemia in those with type 2 diabetes, including the presence of established cardiovascular disease and HbA1c,” Sam M. Pearson, MBCHB, MRCP, a diabetes research fellow at the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine,
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