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Latest Diabetes & Endocrinology News

Diabetes Outcomes Similar Regardless of Primary Provider

Diabetes outcomes are similar for Veterans Affairs patients regardless of whether the primary provider is a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Late-Life Diabetes Status Tied to New Cognitive Impairment

Having diabetes, poor glycemic control, and longer diabetes duration are associated with worse cognitive outcomes in older adults during a median follow-up of five years, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Care.

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine

Physicians with one or more paid malpractice claims are more likely to leave practice or shift into smaller practice settings, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.