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09-15-2023 | Type 2 diabetes | News

Young-onset type 2 diabetes diagnosis linked to shortened life expectancy

Younger age at type 2 diabetes diagnosis is associated with shorter life expectancy, with 3 to 4 years lost for every decade of earlier diagnosis.

12-19-2022 | Early onset | News

Global type 2 diabetes burden increasing in adolescents and young adults

The incidence and burden of type 2 diabetes in young people aged 15–39 years are increasing worldwide, show data from the Global Burden of Disease Study.

11-16-2022 | Epidemiology | News

Modeling suggests substantial underdiagnosis of childhood type 1 diabetes

Nearly half of all cases of type 1 diabetes occurring annually in children and adolescents may go undiagnosed, especially in low- and middle-income countries, show the results of a modeling study.

09-30-2022 | Cancer | News

Age at type 2 diabetes diagnosis impacts link with pancreatic cancer risk

Chinese people with new-onset type 2 diabetes have a significantly increased risk for pancreatic cancer relative to the general population, particularly when they are diagnosed at a young age, study findings indicate.

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08-11-2022 | Comorbidities | News

‘Diverse’ comorbidities characterize people with type 2 diabetes

Only two of the five most common comorbidities identified in a UK population with type 2 diabetes are traditionally associated with the condition, say researchers.

08-01-2022 | Diagnosis | News

‘Major improvements’ in diabetes detection in USA

The number of people with undiagnosed diabetes in the USA has fallen in the past 3 decades, indicates research published in Diabetes Care.

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07-19-2022 | Epidemiology | News

Diabetes burden expanding in the Americas

Diabetes burden is large, heterogenous, and has increased across all six regions of the Americas since 1990, mostly as a result of type 2 diabetes, show data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019.

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05-06-2022 | Nephropathy | News

Renal prognosis improvements stalled in type 1 diabetes

The risk for kidney disease has fallen for people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in more recent decades, but is still substantial and has stopped decreasing, study results suggest.