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04-18-2019 | Risk factors | News

Study bolsters evidence for 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor link to type 2 diabetes

Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia undergoing long-term treatment with 5α-reductase inhibitors are significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those receiving the α-blocker tamsulosin, population-based study data show.

12-07-2018 | DPP-4 inhibitors | medwireNews | News

Possible bile duct cancer risk with incretin-based medications

Data from clinical practice suggest the possibility of an increased relative risk for cholangiocarcinoma among patients taking incretin-based antidiabetes medications, although the absolute risk remains small.

05-04-2018 | Cancer | News

Diabetes link to kidney cancer risk may be confined to women

Analysis of the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study suggests that the purported link between type 2 diabetes and renal cell carcinoma risk may exist only in women.

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Opinion

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.

Journal articles and book chapters

05-19-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Prioritising risk factors for type 2 diabetes: Causal inference through genetic approaches

Wittemans LBL, Lotta LA, Langenberg C. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 40. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1009-1

05-18-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Combination glucose-lowering therapy plans in T2DM: Case-based considerations

Blonde L, Dipp S, Cadena D. Adv Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s12325-018-0694-0

05-08-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Obesity prevention: Strategies and challenges in Latin America

Cominato L et al. Curr Obes Rep 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0311-1

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