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12-03-2018 | Epidemiology | News

Global burden of vascular complications ‘substantial’ in early type 2 diabetes

Patients initiating second-line therapy for type 2 diabetes have a substantial burden of both microvascular and macrovascular complications, which varies by global region, the DISCOVER study investigators report.

11-28-2018 | Epidemiology | News

Childhood type 1 diabetes incidence still rising in Europe

The incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes continues to increase across Europe, with the number of cases potentially doubling in the next 20 years, an analysis of 25 years of EURODIAB registry data shows.

09-13-2018 | Epidemiology | News

Type 2 accounts for vast majority of diabetes in US adults

Nearly one in 10 US adults have type 2 diabetes, and this accounts for more than nine in 10 of all diabetes cases, say researchers.

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12-14-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition.

In depth

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

Journal articles and book chapters

10-08-2018 | Complications | Review | Article

Diabetes and HIV

Noubissi EC, Katte JC, Sobngwi E. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 125. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1076-3

08-28-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Epidemiology of obesity in adults: Latest trends

Inoue Y et al. Curr Obes Rep 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0317-8

08-17-2018 | Sleep disorders | Review | Article

The epidemiology of sleep and diabetes

Ogilvie RP, Patel SR. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 82. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1055-8

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