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07-12-2018 | Liraglutide (T2DM) | News

Predictors of liraglutide response in clinical practice reported

Factors including bodyweight and treatment duration predict response to liraglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes treated in clinical practice, report researchers.

06-24-2018 | Metabolic surgery | ADA 2018 | News

Risks and benefits of gastric bypass surgery shown in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery benefits obese patients with type 2 diabetes in many ways, but such benefits come at a cost, show data presented at the ADA’s 78th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida.

05-31-2018 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Yet more evidence against metabolically healthy obesity

Another two large studies have demonstrated that people who appear to be in good health despite being obese do not remain so for long.

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Opinion

03-19-2018 | Diet | Podcast | Audio

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

Board members John Wilding and Pamela Dyson talk about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines (9:43).

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).

01-03-2018 | Physical activity | Editorial | Article

Physical activity for health, weight loss, and diabetes prevention and treatment: What should be recommended?

Editorial Board member John Wilding highlights the current evidence for the benefits of physical activity across various domains of type 2 diabetes care and prevention, presenting his view of what should be recommended.

In depth

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).

Metabolically healthy obesity: Laying a controversial concept to rest

The concept of metabolically healthy obesity has produced huge numbers of seemingly contradictory studies, and polarized opinion among researchers. medwireNews looks back at the big data, the high-impact publications, and the underlying hypotheses that helped the concept to persist for so long, and asks if the field has finally reached consensus.

Original research

Journal articles and book chapters

06-22-2018 | Monogenic diabetes | Review | Article

Advances in the genetics of youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Todd JN, Srinivasan S, Pollin TI. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 57. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1025-1

06-21-2018 | Pathophysiology | Review | Article

The gut microbiome as a target for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Aydin Ö, Nieuwdorp M, Gerdes V. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 55. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1020-6

06-16-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Methods for measuring risk for type 2 diabetes in youth: The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)

Chen ME, Aguirre RS, Hannon TS. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 51. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1023-3

In practice

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Community partners join forces: Battling obesity and diabetes together

Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

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