Diabetes Health Outcomes Could be Improved by Lowering Cardiometabolic Drug Costs
As acute and chronic diabetes complications increase, particularly among younger and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, out-of-pocket costs remain a barrier to accessing essential medications.
Study Reveals Socioeconomic Disparity in Alcohol-Related IHD Mortality Risk
Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption offers more protection against ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality for individuals with higher socioeconomic status, potentially due to unequal access to health care.
Diabetes Mortality Trends Remained Steady in the Americas Over 20-Year Period
Although diabetes mortality rates were stable in the Americas over the past 2 decades, the actual number of diabetes-related deaths is rising.
HbA1c Over 6% Associated With Higher Diabetes Risk in Adolescents
Compared with an HbA1c level of 5.5%, adolescents with overweight or obesity were 72 times more likely to have type 2 diabetes if their HbA1c was 6.3% to 6.4%.
Study Identifies Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer in Adults With T2D
Study findings shed light on the disproportionate burden of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and colorectal cancer faced by individuals with low socioeconomic status and those of African American race.
Fallopian Tube Removal Not Associated With Ovarian Cancer Risk
A substantial collection of evidence indicates that the fallopian tube serves as the primary site of origin for a large portion of high-grade serous ovarian cancers.
Coordinated Care Can Improve Quality of Treatment for Patients With T2D, Heart Disease
Nearly two-thirds of individuals with T2D eventually develop atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the United States.
Accelerated Brain Aging Found in Patients with T1D, but Unrelated to Alzheimer's
Individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) had brain atrophy patterns equivalent to a brain age about 6 years older than their actual age.
How Health Care Systems Are Working to Improve DEI Efforts
Research shows that patient experiences and sometimes outcomes are improved when they are treated by health care professions from similar communities.
Major Trends in the 2023 Specialty Therapy Pipeline
The specialty drug pipeline is projected to grow by 8% each year through 2025.
Vitamin D Use Connected to Reduced Risk of Diabetes in Adults with Prediabetes
According to the study, vitamin D was beneficial in decreasing the risk for diabetes and increasing the rate of regression back to normal glucose regulation.
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