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Early and Late Menopause Can Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes


Early and Late Menopause Can Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Kaiser Permanente study also finds length of lifetime reproductive cycle can affect risk

Women who begin menopause before age 46 or after 55 have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study of more than 124,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, a large national trial aimed at preventing disease in postmenopausal women.

Diabetes Patients Do Better After Surgery When Their Blood Sugar Is Managed by Pharmacists


Diabetes Patients Do Better After Surgery When Their Blood Sugar Is Managed by Pharmacists
PORTLAND, Ore., October 27, 2015—A pharmacy-led glycemic control program is linked to improved outcomes for surgical patients with diabetes and those who develop stress-induced hyperglycemia or high blood sugars as a result of surgery, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits.

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