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05-10-2018 | Specific populations | medwireNews | News

Women bear brunt of diabetes effect on atherosclerosis mortality

An individual patient data meta-analysis confirms that diabetes increases the likelihood for people dying of atherosclerotic disease, with women the worst affected.

05-09-2018 | Diet | News

Study suggests benefits of very low carbohydrate intake in type 1 diabetes

A study of type 1 diabetes patients voluntarily following a very-low-carbohydrate diet suggests that the approach could help to achieve excellent control of blood glucose levels.

05-01-2018 | Glyburide | News

Glyburide ‘not justified’ as first-line gestational diabetes treatment

A head-to-head trial in women with gestational diabetes has failed to prove that glyburide is statistically noninferior to insulin in terms of perinatal outcomes.

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Opinion

03-19-2018 | Diet | Editorial | Audio

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

John Wilding talks to Pamela Dyson about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines.

03-16-2018 | Diet | Editorial | Video

What’s new in the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines

Dietician Pam Dyson explains why the latest update of the nutrition guidelines is an important departure from previous versions.

02-13-2018 | Older adults | Editorial | Article

Does setting treatment targets risk the overtreatment of type 2 diabetes in older patients?

The drive to achieve lower HbA1c targets in older patients is not without concern or risk. Our UK Board address concerns highlighted by recent trials and discuss whether current guidelines do enough to mitigate the risks of overtreatment.

In depth

03-16-2018 | Diet | Editorial | Video

What’s new in the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines

Dietician Pam Dyson explains why the latest update of the nutrition guidelines is an important departure from previous versions.

03-21-2017 | Insulin pumps | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

Original research

02-16-2017 | Gestational diabetes | OriginalPaper | Article

Diabetologia

Gestational diabetes and adverse perinatal outcomes from 716,152 births in France in 2012

This study assesses the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus in a large national cohort. gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with a moderately increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, which is higher in insulin-treated gestational diabetes mellitus than in non-insulin-treated gestational diabetes mellitus for most outcomes.

Billionnet C et al. Diabetologia 2017;60:636–644. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4206-6

Related news story: Nationwide study confirms risks of gestational diabetes

08-05-2016 | Glycemic control | Article

Stress and coping predicts adjustment and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Jaser SS et al. Ann Behav Med 2017; 51: 30–38. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9825-5

Journal articles and book chapters

05-08-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Pharmacotherapy for hyperglycemia in pregnancy: Do oral agents have a place?

Corcoy R et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.015

05-03-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Pharmacotherapy for hyperglycemia in pregnancy: The new insulins

Toledano Y, Hadar E, Hod M. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.035

04-18-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Hyperglycemia in pregnancy and its implications for a woman’s future risk of cardiovascular disease

Retnakaran R. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.008

Case reports

03-29-2018 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Empagliflozin, metformin, and insulin degludec, during pregnancy: A case report

The authors report the case of a 31-year-old Caucasian woman with type 2 diabetes who conceived while on therapy with empagliflozin plus metformin and insulin degludec.

12-19-2017 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Successful glycemic control using a flash glucose monitoring system for a pregnant woman with diabetes: A case report

The authors report the case of a pregnant Japanese woman who experienced gestational diabetes mellitus during her first pregnancy and developed impaired glucose tolerance after the delivery.

10-07-2017 | Neonatal diabetes | Case report | Article

Neonatal diabetes in a patient with IPEX syndrome: An attempt at balancing insulin therapy

The authors describe the case of a male newborn with persistent hyperglycemia a few hours following birth and suspected immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy and X-linked (IPEX) syndrome.

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