Latest Diabetes: Misc. news

Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women

Lower serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations appear to be associated with high blood glucose levels in women, according to a study recently published online in Menopause.

Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Screening for diabetic retinopathy in primary care settings has the potential to reach most U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a brief report published online Jan. 31 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45

Rates of diabetes screening are high, with hemoglobin A1c used less but more likely to result in clinical diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in Diabetes Care.

Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child’s Glucose Outcomes

In utero exposure to higher levels of maternal glucose is associated with higher glucose levels and insulin resistance during childhood, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in Diabetes Care.