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06-07-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Hot topic review | Article

Metabolic surgery: A powerful solution or a last resort?

medwireNews rounds up the evidence supporting bariatric surgery as an important treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes, and asks John Wilding about its place within modern diabetes care.

06-13-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Editorial | Article

Is it harder to treat diabetes today?

Treating type 2 diabetes has become so complicated. Why is this so? Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook discusses the reasons and suggests ways to make diabetes treatment less overwhelming.

06-16-2017 | Glycemic control | News

Racial and individual variability in HbA1c–glucose relationship

Glycated hemoglobin levels are higher for a given blood glucose level in Black patients with diabetes than they are in White people, shows a continuous glucose monitoring study.

Read the linked commentary from Jay Shubrook.

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06-25-2017 | View from the clinic | Article

What to do when your patient takes a diabetes holiday

Jay Shubrook reflects on a case concerning a patient who came into his clinic after taking a 'diabetes holiday' and discusses some of the practical ways in which you might prevent such holidays in your patients.

Jay Shubrook DO

06-23-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | News

Global undertreatment of patients with type 2 diabetes and CVD

Less than one-third of patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are receiving optimal care for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events, suggests an analysis of data from the TECOS trial.


Circulation 2017; Advance online publication

06-23-2017 | Obesity | News

Poor-quality evidence for lifestyle interventions in overweight children

Cochrane reviewers have assessed the effectiveness of behavior-changing interventions in overweight and obese children, finding an indication of benefit but based on mostly low-quality evidence.


Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017; 6: CD012651, CD012691

06-20-2017 | Hyperglycemia | News

News in brief

Gene analysis identifies potential metformin alternative

Analysis of gene expression changes underlying excess glucose production in the liver has identified a drug – derived from broccoli – with a mechanism of action complementary to that of metformin.

06-20-2017 | Obesity | News

Global Burden of Disease study highlights ongoing obesity epidemic

The 2015 Global Burden of Disease study shows that the prevalence of obesity continues to rise, adding to the burden of obesity-related mortality.


N Engl J Med 2017; Advance online publication

06-16-2017 | Article

Editorial board commentary

The ‘glycation gap’
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