From MedPage Today:
- Men: Want to Be Healthy for the Rest of Your Life? Marriage is good for a man’s health. And it’s actually having a marriage license that matters — not just living with a partner, according to data from the 2011-2012 National Health Interview Survey.
- Diabetes: Out-of-Pocket Costs Soar in T2D. Out-of-pocket costs for type 2 diabetes patients have risen with wider uptake of insulin analogs.
- Bariatric Surgery Pays Off Long-Term in Diabetes. Gastric bypass beat diet and lifestyle for helping obese patients with type 2 diabetes shed both their disease and its long-term consequences.
- Insulin on Top of Metformin Equals Worse Outcomes. Among diabetic patients treated with metformin, intensifying therapy with insulin instead of a sulfonylurea was associated with a greater risk of adverse outcomes.