Latest Diabetes: Type II news

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes, according to a study published online April 22 in Diabetes Care.

Younger Onset of T2DM Tied to Poorer Initial Glycemic Control

Adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes between the ages of 21 and 44 years have higher initial hemoglobin A1c levels and a lower likelihood of achieving glycemic control within one year of diagnosis versus patients diagnosed in middle age, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Care.

ENDO: Glycemic Control Good for Regular Human Insulin With V-Go

For patients with type 2 diabetes, glycemic control is similar with use of regular human insulin and rapid-acting insulin when delivered with a wearable insulin delivery device, V-Go, according to a study presented at the virtual meeting of The Endocrine Society, held from March 28 to 31.

ENDO: HbA1c Tied to Cognition in T2DM Patients After Lacunar Stroke

Among individuals with diabetes, hemoglobin A1c is associated with cognitive scores after a lacunar stroke, according to a study presented at the virtual meeting of The Endocrine Society, held from March 28 to 31.