Diabetes YIR 2017

Does Antibiotic Use Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

The researchers found that while more cases than controls received at least 6 courses of antibiotics (17.9 versus 13.8%), the association between antibiotic use and risk of diabetes was progressively reduced when clinical and lifestyle factors were accounted for.

‘Type 3c’ Diabetes Often Mislabeled as Type 2

The data showed diabetes following pancreatic disease was more common than type 1 diabetes (2.59 [95% CI: 2.38-2.81] per 100,000 person-years vs. 1.64 [95% CI: 1.47-1.82]; P<0.001). These cases of diabetes following pancreatic disease (n=559) were primarily classified by clinicians as type 2 diabetes.

Bydureon BCise Gets FDA Approval for Type 2 Diabetes

In clinical trials, treatment with Bydureon BCise resulted in average HbA1c reductions of up to 1.4% and average weight loss of up to 3.1 pounds when used as monotherapy or as an add-on to metormin, a sulfonylurea, a thiazolidinedione, or any combination of two of these agents, at 28 weeks.