Today's Health News

AHA: Sotagliflozin Beneficial for T2DM With Heart Failure

Second study shows benefits among patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, risks for CVD

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

Risk reduction driven by improvement in insulin resistance, lipoprotein metabolism, and inflammation

RSNA: Neurologic Complications of COVID-19 Examined

In patients with critical findings identified on neuroimaging, most common comorbidities were hypertension, diabetes

Non-COVID-19-Related Deaths Up, Too

Excess deaths seen for specific gender and age groups, with protective effect seen for female children

Contraceptive Use Low Among Women With Kidney Disease

Overall rate of contraceptive use 5.3 percent of person-years

Predictors of Late Effects in Young AML Survivors Explored

Most common late effects were endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory; likelihood of late effects up for those who underwent HSCT

CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Reports Tobacco Product Use

Prevalence of any current tobacco product use up for men; adults aged ≤65 years; lesbian, gay, bisexual adults

Greater Social Support Tied to Lower Diabetes-Related Distress

Specifically, perceived support of family members significantly tied to less distress among low-income patients

Group-Based Lifestyle Intervention Cuts Progression to T2DM

High-risk individuals making modest changes in weight, physical activity had lower odds of progressing to type 2 diabetes

Wrong-Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos

Display of patient photographs in electronic health records associated with decrease in WPOE errors