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04-19-2017 | Retinopathy | News

DCCT data refine retinopathy screening intervals

Researchers have used DCCT/EDIC data to produce risk-based screening recommendations for retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes that reduce costs without delaying diagnosis.

02-19-2016 | Diabetes complications | Book chapter | Article

Diabetes and Sleep Disorders

Chawla & Salzman discuss the increasing body of evidence linking diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome in this book chapter. 

03-21-2017 | Adolescents | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

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04-26-2017 | Glycemic control | News

Diabetes overtreatment ‘an unrecognized problem’

Less than a quarter of patients with low glycated hemoglobin levels have their diabetes therapy deintensified, even though previous studies have shown increased mortality associated with intense glycemic control.

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Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2017; Advance online publication

04-25-2017 | Obesity | News

News in brief

More evidence for dangers of central obesity

Research in the Annals of Internal Medicine adds some support to the notion that central obesity, rather than obesity per se, is a driver of poor health outcomes.

04-21-2017 | Prediabetes | News

Metabolic abnormalities associated with cognitive dysfunction

Impaired fasting plasma glucose and insulin resistance are associated with an increased risk for developing cognitive dysfunction among postmenopausal women, results of a Danish study suggest.

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Diabetes 2017; Advance online publication

04-20-2017 | Diabetic foot | News

Diabetic foot ulcer incidence bucks the trend

Study findings suggest that the current annual incidence of diabetic foot may be lower than previously reported in the 1990s, despite the prevalence of diabetes nearly doubling in that time.

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Diabetologia 2017; Advance online publication

04-19-2017 | Retinopathy | News

DCCT data refine retinopathy screening intervals

Researchers have used DCCT/EDIC data to produce risk-based screening recommendations for retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes that reduce costs without delaying diagnosis.

Source:

N Engl J Med 2017; 376: 1507–1516, 1587–1588

04-18-2017 | Diet | News

Citywide sugary drink tax associated with consumer spending changes

Research shows that a tax imposed on sugar-sweetened drinks sold in the Californian city of Berkeley was largely passed on to consumers, and was associated with reduced sales of the taxed beverages.

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PLoS Med 2017; 14: e1002283

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