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06-08-2018 | Heart failure | News

Established biomarker predicts HF in type 2 diabetes

When levels of N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide are persistently high or rising, patients with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for being hospitalized with heart failure or dying of cardiovascular causes, research shows.

06-07-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Highlight | News

20 years’ type 1 diabetes duration marks upshift in CVD risk

Type 1 diabetes duration of at least 20 years is linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk, with an increasing association seen after this time, Australian study results suggest.

06-06-2018 | Heart failure | News

Intensive diabetes treatment reduces long-term heart failure risk

Long-term results from the Steno-2 trial show a large reduction in the risk for clinical heart failure among patients with type 2 diabetes who received intensive risk factor control.

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Opinion

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.

02-13-2018 | Older adults | Editorial | Article

Does setting treatment targets risk the overtreatment of type 2 diabetes in older patients?

The drive to achieve lower HbA1c targets in older patients is not without concern or risk. Our UK Board address concerns highlighted by recent trials and discuss whether current guidelines do enough to mitigate the risks of overtreatment.

12-14-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update. 

Journal articles and book chapters

06-04-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Identifying prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic youth: Should HbA1c be used as a diagnostic approach?

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1012-6

05-24-2018 | Retinopathy | Review | Article

Clinical and psychosocial factors influencing retinal screening uptake among young adults with type 2 diabetes

Lake AJ, Rees G, Speight J. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 41. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1007-3

05-24-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Telemedicine in complex diabetes management

McDonnell ME. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 42. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1015-3

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