Diabetes takes two forms: Type 1 and Type 2. In both conditions, the pancreas produces little to no insulin, which is necessary to metabolize sugar. While both conditions have similarities, there is no known way to prevent Type 1 diabetes. Further, Type 1 typically begins in children and young adults. Type 2, which usually begins in older adults, is a considered a preventable, chronic metabolic disorder. Long-term complications from both conditions include heart disease, stroke, diabetic retinopathy (which can result in blindness), kidney failure, and poor blood flow in the limbs, which may lead to amputations. VA research focuses on Type 2 diabetes, which more commonly impacts Veterans.
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(5 of more than 1714 DIABETES focused publications)
- Demb J, Yaseyyedi A, Liu L, Bustamante R, Earles A, Ghosh P, Gutkind JS, Gawron AJ, Kaltenbach TR, Martinez ME, Gupta S. Metformin Is Associated With Reduced Odds for Colorectal Cancer Among Persons With Diabetes. Clinical and translational gastroenterology. 2019 Nov 11.
- Yancy WS, Crowley MJ, Dar MS, Coffman CJ, Jeffreys AS, Maciejewski ML, Voils CI, Bradley AB, Edelman D. Comparison of Group Medical Visits Combined With Intensive Weight Management vs Group Medical Visits Alone for Glycemia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Noninferiority Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA internal medicine. 2019 Nov 4.
- Alexopoulos AS, Yancy WS, Edelman D, Coffman CJ, Jeffreys AS, Maciejewski ML, Voils CI, Sagalla N, Barton Bradley A, Dar M, Mayer SB, Crowley MJ. Clinical associations of an updated medication effect score for measuring diabetes treatment intensity. Chronic Illness. 2019 Oct 25; 1742395319884096.
- Petrick JL, Li N, Anderson LA, Bernstein L, Corley DA, El Serag HB, Hardikar S, Liao LM, Liu G, Murray LJ, Rubenstein JH, Schneider JL, Shaheen NJ, Thrift AP, van den Brandt PA, Vaughan TL, Whiteman DC, Wu AH, Zhao WK, Gammon MD, Cook MB. Diabetes in relation to Barrett's esophagus and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus: A pooled study from the International Barrett's and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium. Cancer. 2019 Sep 6.
- Drake C, Kirk JK, Buse JB, Edelman D, Shea CM, Spratt S, Young LA, Kahkoska AR. Characteristics and Delivery of Diabetes Shared Medical Appointments in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal. 2019 Sep 1; 80(5):261-268.
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(5 of more than 94 DIABETES focused publication briefs)
- Cardiovascular Benefits of Intensive Glucose Control in Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes Did Not Persist in Long-term Post-Trial Follow-Up
Long-term follow-up of glucose lowering in patients with type 2 diabetes may help clarify the duration of any potential cardiovascular disease (CVD) benefit. Investigators here report on the full 15-year follow-up of Veterans with type 2 diabetes who were randomly assigned to receive either intensive or standard glucose control as part of the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial. Findings showed that V...
Date: June 6, 2019
- VA Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Lower Cost of Care for Complex Primary Care Patients with Diabetes
This study compared health services use and costs depending on whether a Veteran’s primary care provider was a physician, NP, or PA. Findings showed that Veterans in this study were medically complex, averaging almost seven chronic conditions each and 3.5 times the complexity of the typical Medicare patient. Investigators found greater rates of hospitalizations and ED visits and higher healthcare ...
Date: June 1, 2019
- No Difference in Intermediate Outcomes for Veterans with Diabetes by Type of Primary Care Provider
This study examined whether intermediate diabetes outcomes differed among Veterans treated at one of 568 VA primary care facilities by a physician, nurse practitioner (NP), or physician assistant (PA) primary care provider. Findings showed that there were no clinically significant differences in intermediate diabetes outcomes – or the control of those outcomes – among patients with NP, PA, or phys...
Date: December 18, 2018
- Preoperative Surgical Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria is Not Beneficial
Strong evidence that preoperative screening for bacteria in the urine, and treatment with antibiotics if found to be positive, improves clinical outcomes is lacking. This study sought to measure the association between asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) and key postoperative infectious outcomes, including surgical-site infection (SSI) and UTI, and determine if directed antimicrobial therapy was associ...
Date: December 12, 2018
- Evidence Review Identifies Modest Mortality Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in VA Healthcare
To support VA’s efforts to better understand the scale and determinants of disparities in racial and ethnic mortality – and to develop interventions to reduce disparities, investigators from the VA Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center in Portland, OR conducted an evidence review of mortality disparities specific to VA. Findings showed that although VA’s equal access healthcar...
Date: March 1, 2018
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( 5 of more than 105 DIABETES focused projects
|| Prediction and Prevention of Hypoglycemia in Veterans with Diabetes
|| Impact of VA Disability and Health Benefits on Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes among Vietnam-Era Veterans
|| Development and Implementation of Decision Aids to Promote Safe Use of Hypoglycemia-prone Medications in Diabetes: Shared Decision Making around Glycemic Control (A1c) Targets
|| Practical Telemedicine to Improve Control and Engagement for Veterans with Clinic-Refractory Diabetes Mellitus (PRACTICE-DM)
|| Improving Diabetes Care through Effective Personalized Patient Portal Interactions
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Management Briefs eBrief-no52 - Predictors and Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes
...and Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing at an alarming pace, fueled by the...
Management Briefs eBrief-no65 - Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers
...individuals with diabetes escalates. Lower extremity ulcers, especially those attributed to either diabetes, venous disease, or arterial disease...
Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers
...people in the United States. The incidence is expected to increase as the population ages and as the number of individuals with diabetes increases....
Mapping the Evidence: Sex Effects in High-impact Conditions for Women Veterans - Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain
...Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain Mapping the Evidence: Sex Effects in High-impact Conditions for Women Veterans Depression, Diabetes,...
Predictors and Consequences of Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes
...the prevalence of diabetes was 20% in fiscal year 2000 and is now estimated at nearly 25%. Although people with diabetes have a substantially...
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Obesity Disparities and the Use of Activity Tracker Technology to Facilitate Healthy Behavior
|| Korshak, Lauren
Improving Veteran Engagement in Diabetes Prevention
|| Kullgren, Jeff
Implementing Web-Based Interventions at VA: Case Studies in Diabetes Prevention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Women Veterans
|| Brunner, Julian
Balancing Measures: Identifying Unintended Consequences of Diabetes Quality Performance Measures
|| Aron, David
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Translation in VA
|| Damschroder, Laura
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