• Diabetes Risk Calculator Spurs Prediabetes Action

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    People with prediabetes and assessed by their clinician with a Diabetes Risk Calculator were more likely to receive interventions, and less likely to develop diabetes during 1- and 3-year follow-up.
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  • Nonsteroidal MRAs ‘save lives' in diabetes with cardiorenal disease

    Nonsteroidal MRAs ‘save lives' in diabetes with cardiorenal disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - For adults with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, a novel nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist can play a key role in reducing risk for serious cardiorenal outcomes, according to a speaker.
    The FDA approval of the nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist finerenone for reducing risks for kidney and heart complications for adults with CKD associated with type 2 diabetes has ushered in a new era of “triple therapy” for diabetic kidney disease and, potentially, people with nondiabetic kidney disease,
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  • Young adults with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes have higher risk for heart failure

    Young adults with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes have higher risk for heart failure

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Young adults with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes have a higher risk for heart failure than those without diabetes, and the risk for heart failure increases for those with microvascular disease, according to study data.
    “Young adults with type 1 diabetes had a very high risk of heart failure, about 30 times increased risk compared to general population with similar age,” Serena Jingchuan Guo, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, told Healio. “In patients with type 1 diabetes, in
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