Latest Diabetes: Type II news

Type 2 Diabetes May Impact Sleep in Middle-Aged Women

Middle-aged women with type 2 diabetes mellitus have more sleep disturbances than women without diabetes, even when accounting for menopause and other health issues, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in Menopause.

Childhood BMI, HDL-C Variability May Up Later-Life Diabetes Risk

High variability in body mass index and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol during childhood are associated with an increased risk for later-life diabetes, according to a study published online July 18 in Diabetes Care.

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

Compared with insulin glargine, initial injectable therapy with a combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide aids achievement of blood glucose goals for a longer period of time in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes on oral antidiabetic drugs, according to a study published online June 9 in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association, held from June 7 to 11 in San Francisco.

Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM

A behavioral intervention results in a sustained increase in physical activity and decrease in sedentary time among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the March 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.