hyperglycemia

Are there non-glycemic benefits of continuous glucose monitoring?A multinational randomized controlled trial indicates, for what may be the first time, that continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) may have health benefits that go well beyond control of maternal hyperglycemia. Plus: Does postmenopausal HT impact risk of stroke? Also: A study suggests that late puberty affects bone mineral density.
ISMP Issues Alert, Urges Pharmacist Intervention
ISMP Issues Alert, Urges Pharmacist InterventionDiabetes patients are making fatal errors with their insulin pens—pharmacists can help.
Overtreating glucose levels can take a toll on diabetes patientsMayo Clinic researchers found that beyond overtesting, focus on HbA1C levels can lead to serious harms for patients, especially as more diabetes drugs are needed to keep HbA1C within desired targets.
Does ovary removal increase colorectal cancer risk?Do sex hormone level changes from ovary removal increase colorectal cancer risk? Plus: The CDC releases the newest information on the birth rate among teenagers. Also, a look at the impact of hyperglycemia and excessive weight gain on offspring.
High blood glucose in kids may slow brain growthChildren with chronically high blood glucose levels are more likely to show slower brain growth than children with normal glucose levels, a new study has found.
Gestational diabetes in mothers may predict obesity in daughtersIn utero exposure to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or hyperglycemia may increase risk of childhood adiposity in girls, according to a new study.