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04-09-2021 | Pathophysiology | News

Ethnicity may be independently linked to beta-cell function

Black West African men have lower levels of insulin secretion in response to a meal than their White Northern European counterparts, irrespective of insulin sensitivity, study findings indicate.

04-06-2021 | Adolescents | News

Fear more than reality of hypoglycemia impacts QoL in adolescents

Fear of hypoglycemia, rather than the actual frequency of hypoglycemic events, may impact diabetes-specific quality of life in adolescents, say researchers.

04-01-2021 | Insulin | News

Long-acting insulin analogs may lower hypoglycemia risk in older people with type 2 diabetes

Older people with type 2 diabetes who initiate treatment with long-acting insulin analogs have a lower risk for severe hypoglycemia than those using neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin, real-world study findings suggest.

04-01-2021 | Liraglutide (obesity) | News

EMA approves liraglutide for teenagers with obesity

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03-31-2021 | Older adults | News

Glargine-300 might be preferable for older people with type 2 diabetes

Analysis of older participants in the BRIGHT trial suggests that this subgroup may do slightly better with insulin glargine-300 than with degludec.

03-19-2021 | Ethnic groups | News

Antihyperglycemic medication CV benefits may be greater in Asian populations

Findings from a meta-analysis indicate that Asian people may derive greater cardiovascular benefit from SGLT2 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists than their White counterparts.

03-16-2021 | Older adults | News

Frailty predictors identified in older people with type 2 diabetes

Older individuals with type 2 diabetes have a high risk for frailty, and risk predictors include poor glycemic control, depressive symptoms, and lifestyle factors, suggest findings from a Chinese cross-sectional study.

03-12-2021 | Pregnancy | News

Integrated management may improve type 1 diabetes pregnancy outcomes in resource-limited settings

Integrating a comprehensive management plan into the World Health Organization maternal care framework has the potential to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with type 1 diabetes, suggest findings from the CARNATION study.

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