Keep up with the latest diabetes and diabetes-related studies with these brief overviews. Each summary provides main points, methods, and findings and includes a link to the article.
Diabetes Management and Education
Reaching treatment goals could help people living with type 2 diabetes increase their life expectancy by 3 years or in some cases by as much as 10 years. Read the summary.
Adults who receive diabetes education are more likely to follow recommended preventive care practices that lead to better diabetes management. Read the summary.
In 2017, the total cost of diabetes complications was over $37 billion among Medicare beneficiaries 65 or older with type 2 diabetes. Read the summary.
Kids and teens can get both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. New research shows how diabetes rates in young people may rise by 2060. Read the summary.
New USPSTF and ADA guidelines lower the age for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screening to 35. This study examined if testing practices aligned with guidelines and which populations were less likely to receive testing. Read the summary.
The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study reports trends in young people who are being diagnosed with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Read the summary.
Chronic Kidney Disease
End-stage kidney disease—kidney failure that requires dialysis or a kidney transplant—can lead to disability and early death, is expensive to treat, and cases are on the rise. Read the summary.