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11-06-2017 | Prediabetes | News

Lifestyle interventions have most staying power for diabetes prevention

A meta-analysis shows that although medications and lifestyle changes can both reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients, only lifestyle modifications have a sustained effect.

10-31-2017 | Physical activity | News

Active commuting benefits confirmed in randomized trial

A randomized controlled trial confirms previous observational findings that active commuting is an effective means of reducing body fat, equivalent to doing five sessions of vigorous activity per week.

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.

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06-10-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

ADA 2017

Dietary guidelines: controversies and missing evidence

In a lively session on Friday afternoon, presenters looked at the evidence (or lack thereof) underlying dietary guidelines for patients with diabetes.

03-09-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

Diabetes UK 2017

Rank Nutrition lecture: the jigsaw puzzle of dietary evidence

The opening named lecture of the conference – the Rank Nutrition lecture – was presented this year by Nita Forouhi, from the University of Cambridge, who gave an overview of the often contradictory evidence linking diet to diabetes risk.

Journal articles and book chapters

10-13-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after gastric bypass surgery: What’s up and what’s down?

The authors review the current understanding of the mechanisms of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery-related hypoglycemia and the available options to treat this complication.

Int J Obes 2017. doi:10.1038/ijo.2017.257

Authors:
A Yaqub, E P Smith, M Salehi

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

Behavior change strategies for increasing exercise and decreasing sedentary behaviors in diabetes

The influence of daily lifestyle activity and structured exercise on health improvement for persons with diabetes is reviewed and some behavioral prescription recommendations are derived from the literature.

Bessesen D, Bergouignan A. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.

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.

Case reports

01-01-2015 | Gestational diabetes | Case report | Article

Gestational diabetes

Understand the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria and management guidelines relevant to the case of this 34-year-old patient diagnosed with GDM.

Levy CJ. In: A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology. Edited by Davies TF. Springer New York, 2015.

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