Latest Diabetes: Misc. news

ENDO: Diabetes Diminishes Weight Loss Effect of Bariatric Surgery

The presence of diabetes seems to diminish the weight loss effect of bariatric surgery among obese patients, according to a study presented at the virtual meeting of The Endocrine Society, held from March 28 to 31.

Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University

In a large university population, the prevalence of diabetes distress is high, and high diabetes distress levels are associated with lower diabetes quality of life for both type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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.