Late non-fasting plasma glucose predicts cardiovascular mortality independent of hemoglobin A1c

Via Peters

Definition of fasting status Fasting status was defined according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines as a period of ≥ 8 h since last calorie intake25,26,27,28 and non-fasting as a period of < 8 h since last calorie intake25,26,27,28. The non-fasting period was further divided into two sub-periods: early non-fasting (a period of < 3 h since last […]

Cardiometabolic risk factors, physical activity, and postmenopausal breast cancer mortality: results from the Women’s Health Initiative | BMC Women’s Health

Via Peters

In prior WHI reports, both higher physical activity levels [13] and fewer cardiometabolic risk factors [4] were associated with lower all-cause mortality following a breast cancer diagnosis in postmenopausal women. While in the current analyses, with longer follow-up, higher physical activity levels continued to be significantly associated with lower all-cause […]

Decrease in Diabetes All-Cause Mortality Seen in High-Income Countries

Via Peters

New data revealed that rates of all-cause mortality among those with diabetes decreased between 1995 and 2016 in high-income countries. Between 1995 and 2016, all-cause mortality among individuals with diabetes decreased in high-income settings including the United States, Australia, and Canada, according to a new multicountry analysis of aggregate data […]

Long-Term Prostate Cancer Mortality Patterns Defined

Via Peters

More than half of deaths from prostate cancer in the United States occur among men initially diagnosed with low-grade disease, according to the findings of a large, population-based study presented at the Society of Urologic Oncology 22nd annual meeting. Men diagnosed with prostate cancer after age 70 years are more […]