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Type 2 diabetes

News

07-18-2018 | Sulfonylureas | Highlight | News

Continuing metformin advisable for patients starting sulfonylurea treatment

Research shows that starting second-line sulfonylurea treatment is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular and hypoglycemic events among patients with type 2 diabetes in clinical practice, although the risk is less if they continue using metformin rather than switching completely.

07-18-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

CVD risk scores may be inappropriate in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

An evaluation of several cardiovascular disease risk scores has highlighted poor performance of these tools among individuals with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.

07-17-2018 | Primary care | News

HbA1c valid marker of blood glucose in anemia or CKD

The presence of mild-to-moderate anemia or chronic kidney disease does not have a clinically significant effect on the interpretation of glycated hemoglobin as a marker of glycemic control, Danish research shows.

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Opinion

07-16-2018 | Quality of life | Editorial | Article

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Carmen Soto and David Strain provide their insights on clinical inertia in diabetes care and present the co-production model of open communication as an innovative means to address this widespread clinical issue.

05-30-2018 | Insulin | Editorial | Article

Hit early, hit hard: The EADSG insulin guidelines

Sanjay Kalra and Silver Bahendeka, East Africa Diabetes Study Group Chair, provide an overview of the latest insulin guidance developed to aid management in a challenging region, facing familiar struggles.

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

In depth

03-27-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Feature | Article

The inpatient diabetes audit: A tool for change

With the 2017 NaDIA results showing some positive trends in inpatient diabetes care, medwireNews talks to national clinical lead Gerry Rayman about the tools and tactics to deliver the best patient outcomes.

03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Video

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

Original research

Journal articles and book chapters

06-23-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Diabetes technology update: Use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring in the hospital

Umpierrez GE, Klonoff DC. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dci18-0002

06-23-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Cardiovascular outcome studies in type 2 diabetes: Comparison between SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists

Scheen AJ. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 143: 88–100. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.06.008

06-23-2018 | Diabetes prevention | Review | Article

2020 vision: An overview of prospects for diabetes management and prevention in the next decade

Wang CY, Neil DL, Home P. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 143: 101–112. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.06.007

In practice

06-01-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Practical recommendations for transitioning patients with type 2 diabetes from hospital to home

Donihi AC. Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 52. doi: 10.1007/s11892-017-0876-1

05-08-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | Review | Article

A practical review of C-Peptide testing in diabetes

Leighton E, Sainsbury CA, Jones GC. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 475–487. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0265-4

04-04-2017 | Screening | Article

Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus screening practices among primary care physicians: A qualitative chart-stimulated recall study

Hafez D et al. BMC Fam Pract 2017; 18: 50. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0623-3

Case reports

05-28-2018 | Lifestyle interventions | Case report | Article

Successful management of poorly controlled type 2 diabetes with multidisciplinary neurobehavioral rehabilitation: A case report and review

Deng Z et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0448-7

03-29-2018 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Empagliflozin, metformin, and insulin degludec, during pregnancy: A case report

Formoso G et al. Acta Diabetol 2018; 55: 759. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1134-y

12-08-2016 | Hypoglycemia | Case report | Article

Hypoglycemia

Zammitt NN, Frier BM. In: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Edited by Ajjan R, Orme S. Springer, London, 2015. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4471-2789-5_17

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