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Diabetes complications and comorbidities: Neuropathy

Expert opinion editorial

Are we using the right tests to diagnose diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetic foot test (symbolic image with models)

Uazman Alam and colleagues interrogate current evidence and real-world clinical scenarios to address whether enough is being done with the tools available to screen and diagnose diabetic neuropathy [read more].

Get more on: Diabetic neuropathy | Management of diabetic foot | Other diabetic complications

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Real-world bariatric surgery data show microvascular protection

Surgical tools

Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery achieve large reductions in their risk for microvascular complications, shows a real-world study.

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OBSERVE-4D: Canagliflozin amputation risk not replicated in real-world data

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A study of patients from US administrative claims databases finds no evidence that use of canagliflozin increases the risk for below the knee amputation when compared with other sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors or with other antidiabetic medications.

Journal article

Successful management of poorly controlled type 2 diabetes with multidisciplinary neurobehavioral rehabilitation: A case report and review

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We present one successful case that demonstrates a significantly beneficial effect of physical exercise and lifestyle intervention in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus [read more].
Deng Z et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0448-7

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Physical activity | Lifestyle interventions​​​​​​​

Journal article

Glucose control during kidney transplantation in type 1 diabetes patient on sensor augmented pump: a case report

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In this case report, we show the utility of using the sensor augmented pump in the perioperative phase of a patient with type 1 diabetes undergoing an isolated kidney transplantation [read more].
Zivkovic M, Petrovski G, Bitoska I. Acta Diabetol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1147-6

Get more on: Type 1 diabetes | Devices and technologyGlycemic control

Ask the expert

What are the current recommendations for managing high blood pressure in diabetes patients?

Ask the expert: Hypertension and diabetes -  What are the current recommendations

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and lead author on the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2017 Position Statement on diabetes and hypertension, Ian de Boer, summarize key updates to the recommendations for practitioners in the United States [watch the video 11:32].

Get more on: Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes | Cardiovascular disease | Guidelines

Case report

Relapsing/remitting type 1 diabetes

Doctor with female patient

The authors report the case of an 18-year-old girl with Graves' disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and multiple islet autoantibodies, presenting with relapsing/remitting hyperglycemia [read more].
van Megen KM et al. Diabetologia 2017; 60: 2252. doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4403-3

medwireNews

11-14-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | News

Registry study supports SGLT2 inhibitor amputation risk

A registry study in The BMJ finds a small but significant increased risk for amputations in patients with type 2 diabetes using sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors.

11-09-2018 | Adolescents | News

Elevated multiple complication risk in youth with type 1 diabetes

Patients with type 1 diabetes may develop multiple complications even before they reach adulthood, shows an analysis of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.

09-14-2018 | Diabetic foot | News

Early mortality more likely than amputation in patients with high ulceration risk

Patients with diabetes who are at high risk for foot ulceration are more likely to die than to require amputation, report researchers.

Themed collections

11-26-2017 | Diabetic foot | Themed collection | Collection

Management of diabetic foot complications

This content collection provides an overview of the epidemiology and diagnosis of diabetic foot complications, and outlines management approaches for this potentially limb- and life-threatening complication in patients with diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

11-14-2018 | Charcot foot | Article

Varied presentations and outcomes of Charcot neuroarthropathy in patients with diabetes mellitus

Rastogi A, Prakash M, Bhansali A. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13410-018-0700-8

08-02-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Article

Progression of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy and cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes

Yun JS et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 109. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0752-6

07-09-2018 | Neuropathy | Article

Risk-factor trajectories preceding diabetic polyneuropathy: ADDITION-Denmark

Andersen ST et al. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0392

06-26-2018 | Diabetic foot | Article

Community based study to assess the prevalence of diabetic foot syndrome and associated risk factors among people with diabetes mellitus

Vibha SP et al. BMC Endocr Disord 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0270-2

06-22-2018 | Gastroparesis | Review | Article

Diabetic gastroparesis: Principles and current trends in management

Krishnasamy S, Abell TL. Diabetes Ther (2018); 9 (Suppl 1): 1. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0454-9

06-13-2018 | Mental health | Article

Prevalence and predictors of depression and anxiety in adult patients with type 1 diabetes in tertiary care setting

Castellano-Guerrero AM et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1172-5

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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