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Early-Onset T1DM Negatively Impacts Brain Development Over Time

Baseline differences in brain volumes and IQ persist or increase over longitudinal follow-up

Polynesian Ancestry May Increase Cardiometabolic Risk

Genetic study reveals link between Polynesian ancestry and higher risk for obesity, T2DM, heart failure in Native Hawaiians

Vascular Deaths Down for Diabetes Patients in the U.K.

Cancer is now the leading contributor to death among individuals with diabetes living in England

Predictors of Death, Discharge ID’d for Diabetes Patients With COVID-19

Younger age, routine metformin therapy, and longer symptom duration on admission positively linked to discharge

Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Reduced for Patients With T2DM

Reduced risk may be attributable to statin use; no significant association seen for glycemic control, metformin use on RA risk

Children Conceived by ART Are Shorter, Lighter at Birth

Children conceived by assisted reproduction technology grow more rapidly after birth; height, weight similar to those naturally conceived by 17

Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Up Among Veterans

Prevalence of MCC remained higher for male, female veterans after stratification by age and adjustment for sociodemographics

Greater HbA1c Variability May Raise Risk for CVD in T2DM

Severe hypoglycemia may mediate this association

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Improve Vascular Function

Exercise training, but not testosterone, improves endothelium-dependent vascular function in men with low-normal testosterone

Pediatric Inpatient Admissions Down During Pandemic

Findings seen across a wide range of diagnoses and not reflective of seasonal variation