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Diabetes complications and comorbidities: Retinopathy

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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.

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

Prevalence and incidence of complications at diagnosis of T2DM and during follow-up by BMI and ethnicity: A matched case–control analysis

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We estimate the risk of developing long-term major cardiovascular and renal complications in relation to levels of body mass index in a population of White European, African-Caribbean, and South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus [read more].
Owusu Adjah ES et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 70. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0712-1

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Diabetes in specific populations | Diabetic complications

Journal article

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

Person holding model kidneys

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

Expert opinion editorial

Antivascular endothelial growth factor treatment for proliferative diabetic retinopathy: Perspective on the CLARITY study

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In this editorial, Rishi Singh and colleagues provide their perspective on the future of proliferative diabetic retinopathy treatment following the completion of the CLARITY and Protocol S studies [read more].

Get more on: Retinopathy | Medications | Diabetic complications

Journal article

Optimizing medical management in patients with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy

Doctor examines eyes

The aim of the retrospective study was to determine the benefit of physician input in patients by assessing the modifiable risk factors for retinopathy progression at the point of referral [read more].
Mamtora S et al. Ophthalmol Ther 2017; 6: 105–114. doi: 10.1007/s40123-016-0069-z

Get more on: Diabetic retinopathyType 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

medwireNews

05-01-2019 | Retinopathy | News

No rush to treat diabetic macular edema with good visual acuity

Research published in JAMA shows similar outcomes for patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity over the first 2 years after diagnosis, regardless of whether they are managed with aflibercept, laser photocoagulation, or observation.

03-21-2019 | Heart failure | News

Microvascular disease a marker of heart failure risk in type 2 diabetes

The presence of microvascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes signals a high risk for heart failure, report the EMPA-REG OUTCOME investigators.

02-04-2019 | Complications | News

Microvascular complications do not interact to raise mortality in type 1 diabetes

All-cause mortality risk in patients with type 1 diabetes and more than one microvascular complication does not exceed the combined risk estimates of each separate complication, Danish researchers report.

Themed collections

10-14-2016 | Retinopathy | Themed collection | Collection

Spotlight on diabetic retinopathy

A themed content collection that provides an up-to-date overview of the mechanisms, assessment, management and consequences of diabetic retinopathy.

Journal articles and book chapters

11-10-2018 | Retinopathy | Article

Diabetic retinopathy grade as a predictive marker of severity of cardiovascular disease and mortality: DIVERSE Study Group

Shah K et al. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13410-018-0699-x

11-08-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

The evolving role of the cardiologist in the management of type 2 diabetes

Chilton RJ et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 144. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1114-1

10-23-2018 | Complications | Article

Validation of time in range as an outcome measure for diabetes clinical trials

Beck RW et al. Diabetes Care 2018: dc181444. doi: 10.2337/dc18-1444

09-02-2018 | Atherosclerosis | Article

Early atherosclerosis is associated with retinal microvascular changes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Peña AS et al. Ped Diabetes 2018. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12764

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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