Candy, Pastries a Gateway to Higher Unhealthy Food Intake among Adolescents, New Study Finds
October 05, 2022

Findings show that increased consumption of candy among adolescents was linked to a 31% increase in intake of all other ultraprocessed foods.

SGLT-2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Receptor Agonists not Cost-effective as First-Line T2D Therapy
October 05, 2022

When modeled as first-line therapy vs metformin, treatment benefit was significantly outweighed by cost for both classes.

Food Insecurity Rose among US Adults with Cardiovascular Disease, According to National Study
October 05, 2022

The rate of food insecurity among persons with CVD nearly doubled over 20 years, according to new research.

Primary Care Would Benefit from Education on Use of SGLT-2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Mimetics: Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS
October 05, 2022

Dr Maruthur, a primary care physician, helped develop the new ADA/EASD consensus report on T2D management and has suggestions.

Younger Age at Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis in Adults Increases Risk for Poor Outcomes
October 04, 2022

A T2D diagnosis in adults aged 50 to 59 years vs 60 to 69 years or ≥70 years was linked to significantly increased risk for cardio- and cerebrovascular disease and all-cause mortality.

WHO Recommends Remdesivir for Severe COVID-19: Expert Perspective on Updated Therapeutic Guideline
October 04, 2022

Elizabeth Sapey, PhD, discusses the updated recommendations and the research that prompted the decision.

Persistent COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Hamper Immunization for Children
October 04, 2022

Refractory adult misbeliefs about vaccine safety have increased reluctance to vaccinate US children aged 5-11 years, according to an Annenberg Public Policy center survey.

ADA, EASD 2022 Consensus Report from the Primary Care Point of View, with Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS
October 03, 2022

Dr Maruthur, of Johns Hopkins Medicine, talks about how the concept of "holistic" patient care continues to expand in the management of persons with T2D.

Mobile Health Technology for Pain Management
October 03, 2022

A discussion with Lynn Webster, MD, about the importance and future of mobile health technology for chronic pain management.

Current Telehealth Use 88% More Likely by Patients with Chronic Conditions: Survey
October 03, 2022

Telehealth continues to support continuity of care and to increase access to and willingness to use the health care system, according to survey authors.