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New clinical trial data published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that bariatric surgery may be an effective means to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes in obese patients. The study followed approximately 1,700 obese patients without diabetes who underwent various types of bariatric surgery...
A new meta-analysis in the British Journal of Medicine evaluated the safety and efficacy of drug eluting stents compared to bare metal stents in diabetes patients. Researchers compiled data from 42 trials with 22,844 patient years of follow-up, and observed that there was “no increased risk of any...
A new study published in Health Affairs that improving adherence to medications for diabetes patients “could save nearly 5 billion dollars” in averted hospitalizations and emergency room visits. The investigators looked at a national sample of patients from 2005 and 2008, and found that...