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12-04-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | News

Genetic risk score highlights problem of adult-onset type 1 diabetes

Around two in five cases of type 1 diabetes are diagnosed in patients older than 30 years but may be hard to spot against the background of high type 2 diabetes prevalence, show findings from the UK Biobank.

11-28-2017 | Epidemiology | News

More than one in 20 cancer cases attributed to diabetes, BMI

Researchers say that 5.6% of all cancers globally are attributable to the combined effects of diabetes and high BMI.

08-29-2017 | Diet | News

PURE study adds pieces to dietary puzzle

Two analyses of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology cohort associate low dietary fat and high carbohydrate intake with an atherogenic lipid profile and increased mortality.

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Opinion

11-13-2017 | Specific populations | Interview | Video

Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future

Editorial Board member Lori Berard addresses 2017's World Diabetes Day theme, providing her insights on the key considerations for managing diabetes in women in this interview with Medicine Matters diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

10-28-2017 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Reporting severe hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes: Facts and pitfalls

This review discusses the potential factors that influence the reporting of severe hypoglycemia in adult patients with type 1 diabetes and to analyzes their effect on reported rates of severe hypoglycemia.

Pedersen-Bjergaard U, Thorsteinsson B. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:131. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0965-1

10-24-2017 | Neuropathy | Review | Article

Treatment-induced neuropathy of diabetes

This review highlights the clinical symptoms and signs, raises awareness of the cause, and provides education about prevention of treatment-induced neuropathy of diabetes.

Gibbons CH. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:127. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0960-6

10-23-2017 | Prevention | Review | Article

Reversing the tide: Diagnosis and prevention of T2DM in populations of African descent

The authors discuss the issues related to the diagnosis and prevention of type 2 diabetes in three populations of African descent: African, African-Caribbean, and African-American.

Nat Rev Endocrinol 2017. doi:10.1038/nrendo.2017

Authors:
Jean N. Utumatwishima, Stephanie T. Chung, Amy R. Bentley, Margaret Udahogora, Anne E. Sumner
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