Evidence from a phase 2 trial suggests positive effects on cognition and gait in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes.
Low diet quality versus high diet quality was linked to about a 30% increase in risk for type 2 diabetes regardless of genetic risk.
Among individuals with type 2 diabetes, a country-standardized cognitive score may predict risk for cardiovascular events.
Life expectancy gains were seen with reducing HbA1c, SBP, LDL-C and BMI among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
But there was no indication of protection against all-cause death, kidney disease progression or kidney failure, and there was increased risk of genital infection.
Association seen across multivariable regression, one- and two-sample Mendelian randomization analyses
Each standard deviation increase in BP polygenic risk score was linked to a 12% increased hazard of adverse cardiovascular events.
Additionally, minorities are less likely to receive all recommended diabetes care.
A high prevalence of hypertension and type 2 diabetes was seen among the Puerto Rican cohort; those with both have deteriorating patterns in major white matter tracts.
The bill now has to pass the Senate with at least 10 Republican votes.
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