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Navigating the new normal for A1c analysis: Interpreting recently released clinical guidelines in the lab

April 22, 2024
To take the test online go HERE. For more information, visit the Continuing Education tab. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this article, the reader will be able to: 1. ...
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Diabetes and heart failure: Understanding the role of cardiac biomarker testing

Laboratories may begin to see an influx of cardiac biomarker tests accompanying HbA1c testing based on updated American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines concerning heart ...
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Weight loss intervention in people with type 2 diabetes influences cancer-associated proteins

Feb. 2, 2024
According to Diabetes UK, over five million people in the UK live with diabetes and over 600 million people could be afflicted worldwide by 2045.
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CMS’ coverage of HbA1c testing for diabetes screening is a good start — But we can do more

In November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced policy changes for Medicare payments under its Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). Included in these changes...
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Two-step screening strategy could reduce diabetic heart failure

Jan. 9, 2024
Biomarker testing helps more accurately predict risk, need for preventive treatment, UT Southwestern researchers find.
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Epigenetic changes can cause type 2 diabetes

Jan. 2, 2024
Epigenetic changes that arise due to environmental and lifestyle factors can affect the function of genes.
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Nearly 40% of Type 2 diabetes patients stop taking their second-line medication

Dec. 26, 2023
A ‘wake-up call’ for doctors that patients may not be taking their prescribed medicines.
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Study provides preliminary evidence in favor of a new type 1 diabetes treatment

Nov. 29, 2023
Traditional management of type 1 diabetes has primarily involved replacing the missing insulin with injections which, though effective, can be expensive and burdensome.
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More than one in three Americans are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but changing the outcome is possible

Nov. 15, 2023
This World Diabetes Day, new national PSAs encourage risk awareness and healthy lifestyle changes to help reverse prediabetes.
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Children with prediabetes and obesity may be more likely to progress to diabetes

Oct. 16, 2023
Metformin, lifestyle changes may prevent type 2 diabetes in children with prediabetes.
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New research sheds light on cause of type 2 diabetes

Oct. 9, 2023
Scientists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are shedding new light on the causes of Type 2 diabetes and offering a potential strategy for developing new therapies, or ...