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16-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Early hypoglycemia common after starting basal insulin therapy

Almost one in 10 people with type 2 diabetes who begin basal insulin therapy through the Medicare health program experience hypoglycemia within 6 months, US research suggests.

15-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Second-line type 2 diabetes therapies vary globally

Second-line therapy choices for people with type 2 diabetes vary widely throughout the world and are influenced not only by clinical characteristics but also non-medical factors such as affordability and availability, results from the DISCOVER study show.

12-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

CGM measures have variable correlation with HbA1c

Glycated hemoglobin levels correlate strongly with continuous glucose monitoring-measured average blood glucose and hyperglycemia, but poorly with hypoglycemia, say researchers.

11-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Support for Gla-300 use in older people with type 2 diabetes

Older type 2 diabetes patients receiving basal insulin treatment who switch to glargine 300 units/mL experience greater or similar improvements in glycemic control compared with those switching to a first-generation basal insulin, with lower hypoglycemia risk, researchers report.

10-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Better evidence needed for roles of specific dietary factors in type 2 diabetes

The quality of the evidence for the role of specific dietary factors in type 2 diabetes incidence is generally poor and requires better conducted research with more detailed assessments, suggests an umbrella review of meta-analyses.

09-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Holistic approach can shorten diabetes inpatient stays

A nurse-delivered care program based on a whole-systems approach can lead to shorter hospital stays for patients with diabetes, UK researchers report.

08-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Increased polyunsaturated fatty acid intake may cut deaths in type 2 diabetes

Increasing polyunsaturated fatty acid intake may decrease all-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes, shows research published in The BMJ.

05-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

ATTD consensus group releases time in range recommendations

A statement from an ATTD consensus group has streamlined previously agreed continuous glucose monitoring metrics and set out time in range targets.

04-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Sex difference in HF diabetes impact extended to Asians

Registry data support a larger impact of diabetes on hospitalization and mortality risk in women than men with heart failure.

03-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

General population underestimates type 2 diabetes risk

People in the general population typically believe that they have a low risk for type 2 diabetes, regardless of what their actual risk is, show the results of a German national survey focusing on diabetes-related knowledge.

02-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Young diabetes patients may undergo needless retinopathy examinations

A retrospective analysis of clinical trial data indicates that regular eye examinations may not always be necessary for people younger than 18 years of age with type 1 diabetes, despite current recommendations to the contrary.

01-07-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Lifestyle interventions reduce diabetes risk in South Asians

Meta-analysis data show that lifestyle modification interventions can reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by more than a third in high-risk adults of South Asian origin.

27-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Disturbed eating behavior common in youth with type 1 diabetes

Approximately one-third of adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes display disturbed eating behavior that may be linked to worsening glycemic control and increasing depressive symptoms over time, research shows.

26-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Post HF diabetes development increases mortality risk

People who develop diabetes after hospitalization for heart failure have a significantly greater risk for death than people who do not have or develop diabetes, study findings indicate.

25-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Stricter BP thresholds may be needed in type 1 diabetes

Findings from an observational cohort study suggest that a blood pressure target of 120/80 mmHg may be needed for effective prevention of coronary artery disease in people with type 1 diabetes.

21-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

Rotavirus vaccination linked to reduced type 1 diabetes risk

Findings from a US cohort study suggest that children who have received rotavirus vaccination have a significantly lower risk for developing type 1 diabetes than those who have not been given the vaccine.

19-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

DiRECT: Beta cells ‘not dead’ in type 2 diabetes

People who achieved sustained remission of type 2 diabetes via substantial weight loss in the DiRECT trial regained normal maximal beta-cell capacity, the investigators report.

19-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

First trimester high-volume exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk

A high volume of moderate-to-vigorous intensity exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy may reduce the risk for hyperglycemia and gestational diabetes later on, research shows.

18-06-2019 | Diabetes | News | Article

High-intensity exercise may trigger hypoglycemia counterregulatory response

Research presented at the 79th ADA Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, California, USA, suggests that high-intensity exercise can partially restore counterregulatory responses to hypoglycemia in people with impaired awareness of the condition.

18-06-2019 | Diabetes | Article

High-intensity exercise may trigger hypoglycemia counterregulatory response

Research presented at the 79th ADA Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, California, USA, suggests that high-intensity exercise can partially restore counterregulatory responses to hypoglycemia in people with impaired awareness of the condition.