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December 24/31, 2019


JAMA. 2019;322(24):2361-2363. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.15652

Worldwide, the prevalence of diabetes in Hispanic and Asian populations is higher than in populations of European or African origin. Cheng and colleagues analyzed data from nationally representative cross-sectional surveys of 7575 US adults and found that the prevalence of diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes varied by race and ethnicity and among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian subpopulations. In an Editorial, Matsushita and colleagues suggest that future studies should rely on definitions for diabetes and prediabetes that more closely reflect clinical practice.



Risk factors for invasive nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae infection include chronic lung disease, malignancy, pregnancy, and HIV infection. Collins and colleagues analyzed data for 553 adults and found that 2 genetically related clonal strains were associated with septic arthritis among black men who have sex with men and were living in geographic proximity.