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24-04-2019 | Pregnancy | Highlight | News

Periconceptional HbA1c levels ‘strongly linked’ to preterm birth risk

The risk for preterm birth among women with type 1 diabetes increases considerably with increasing glycated hemoglobin levels around the time of conception, study findings indicate.

13-04-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Diabetic kidney disease: A call to primary care

Nephrologist and Endocrinologist Katherine Tuttle joins Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook to share best practice tips for kidney disease screening in patients with diabetes (8:16).

24-04-2019 | Type 2 diabetes | Feature | Article

Young-onset type 2 diabetes: A different process?

Escalating obesity prevalence and severity has led to type 2 diabetes being diagnosed in ever-younger people, including children. medwireNews rounds up the accumulating evidence suggesting a particularly severe diabetes course in these young people.

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24-04-2019 | Type 2 diabetes | Feature | Article

Young-onset type 2 diabetes: A different process?

Escalating obesity prevalence and severity has led to type 2 diabetes being diagnosed in ever-younger people, including children. medwireNews rounds up the accumulating evidence suggesting a particularly severe diabetes course in these young people.

24-04-2019 | Primary care | Commentary | Article

Diagnosis age matters when it comes to type 2 diabetes

Editorial board member Jay Shubrook explains how the aggressive course of young-onset type 2 diabetes affects clinical decision-making for primary care providers.

24-04-2019 | Pregnancy | Highlight | News

Periconceptional HbA1c levels ‘strongly linked’ to preterm birth risk

The risk for preterm birth among women with type 1 diabetes increases considerably with increasing glycated hemoglobin levels around the time of conception, study findings indicate.

23-04-2019 | Metformin | News

Metformin may help people at high diabetes risk to maintain weight loss

Fifteen years of follow-up of the DPP trial shows that although people initially lost more weight with the intensive lifestyle intervention, those assigned to metformin did better at keeping the weight off in the long term.

18-04-2019 | Risk factors | News

Study bolsters evidence for 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor link to type 2 diabetes

Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia undergoing long-term treatment with 5α-reductase inhibitors are significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those receiving the α-blocker tamsulosin, population-based study data show.

18-04-2019 | Mobile technology | News

Study highlights ‘immaturity’ of diabetes self-management apps

A large proportion of mobile apps for self-management of blood glucose do not provide real-time decision support for users with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

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