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08-10-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Highlight | News

Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes associated with increased risk for adverse outcomes

Patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed before the age of 10 years have a higher risk for cardiovascular complications and a shorter life expectancy than those who develop the disease at an older age, study results published in The Lancet suggest.

06-25-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Themed collection | Collection

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

An updated collection of articles focusing on the mechanism of action and clinical use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes.

Barriers to insulin: Management in type 2 diabetes patients

Editorial Board member Lori Berard discusses how to meet and overcome the challenges that follow the initial insulin prescription in patients with type 2 diabetes. Listen to the interview (11:53).

Latest from across the site

08-14-2018 | Depression | News

Depressive symptoms forecast disability in older adults with recent diabetes

An increase in depressive symptoms around the time of a new diabetes diagnosis in older adults is associated with increasing difficulty in performing daily activities such as shopping, walking, and dressing, US researchers report.

Source:

Diabetes Care 2018; doi:10.2337/dc18-0007

08-13-2018 | Insulin degludec | News

Fixed degludec–aspart co-formulation shows promise in pediatric diabetes

The fixed soluble co-formulation of insulin degludec/insulin aspart offers similar glycemic control to insulin detemir when each are combined with mealtime insulin aspart in children with type 1 diabetes, research shows.

Source:

Pediatr Diabetes 2018; doi:10.1111/pedi.12724

08-10-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Highlight | News

Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes associated with increased risk for adverse outcomes

Patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed before the age of 10 years have a higher risk for cardiovascular complications and a shorter life expectancy than those who develop the disease at an older age, study results published in The Lancet suggest.

Source:

Lancet 2018; 392: 453–454, 477–486

08-09-2018 | Medications | News

Sex, BMI influence response to common second-line diabetes medications

Researchers have used data from clinical practice and randomized trials to identify simple predictors of patient response to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones.

Source:

Diabetes Care 2018; doi:10.2337/dc18-0344

08-08-2018 | Physical activity | News

News in brief

Physical activity of high importance in prediabetes

Physical inactivity is a “significant but underappreciated contributor” to the risk of developing diabetes in people who are already at high risk and should be routinely measured in clinical trials, say the NAVIGATOR investigators.

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