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11-21-2017 | Prevention | News

Oral insulin fails to delay type 1 diabetes in high-risk population

Giving daily oral insulin to high-risk relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes did not delay the onset of the condition in the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Oral Insulin Study, although the investigators say that doubts surrounding the dose of insulin used means the case is not yet closed.

10-17-2017 | Prediabetes | News

Teaming up with commercial weight management providers aids type 2 diabetes prevention

A partnership between primary care and commercial weight management providers could help reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes among patients with hyperglycemia, UK study findings show.

10-13-2017 | Diet | News

Linoleic acid may help prevent type 2 diabetes

People with higher levels of linoleic acid biomarkers have a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes than those with lower levels, whereas its metabolite arachidonic acid is not significantly associated with type 2 diabetes risk, study results suggest.

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Opinion

07-05-2017 | Prevention | Editorial | Article

Type 2 diabetes can be prevented in your patients

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and his colleague Alegria Cantillep discuss the National Diabetes Prevention Program, how you might find eligible patients, and how you can refer them to the program.

Journal articles and book chapters

09-28-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Book chapter | Article

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) study: Lessons learned

This chapter reviews the lessons learned from the Diabetes Prevention Program and the Action for Health in Diabetes studies regarding the health benefits of increasing physical activity in type 2 diabetes.

Gibbs BB, Jakicic JM. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.

09-23-2017 | Mobile technology | Review | Article

A review of technology-assisted interventions for diabetes prevention

Grock et al. review the use of technology in delaying or preventing of type 2 diabetes, including a broader discussion of the way in which technology has also been used for weight management.

Grock S et al. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:107. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0948-2

08-02-2017 | Prevention | Review | Article

Understanding and preventing type 1 diabetes through the unique working model of TrialNet

This article reviews the discoveries arising from the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, an international consortium of clinical trial centers that study intervention and prevention of type 1 diabetes.

Battaglia M et al. Diabetologia 2017;60:2139–2147. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4384-2

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