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Prediabetes

15-07-2022 | Dementia | News

Progressing prediabetes a ‘key turning point’ for white matter damage

Researchers have identified localized white matter microstructural damage in people with prediabetes and widespread abnormalities in those with type 2 diabetes.

12-07-2022 | Physical activity | News

10,000 steps per day optimal in diabetes or prediabetes

Even small increases in the number of steps taken in a day is associated with a reduced risk for mortality in people with prediabetes or diabetes, say researchers.

07-07-2022 | Risk factors | News

Smoking ‘important risk factor’ for albuminuria in people with prediabetes

Smoking is associated with an increased risk for albuminuria in both people with prediabetes and those with diabetes, but quitting may not immediately circumvent this risk, researchers report.

01-06-2022 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

No long-term CV benefits seen 2 decades after DPP interventions

People with impaired glucose tolerance who received metformin or intensive lifestyle intervention during the DPP trial show no sign of a significantly reduced cardiovascular disease risk 21 years later, reveal the latest DPPOS results.

30-05-2022 | Prediabetes | News

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes among adults with impaired glucose tolerance

Daily treatment with the vitamin D analog eldecalcitol has not prevented the development of type 2 diabetes or promoted a return to normoglycemia in a study of Japanese adults with impaired glucose tolerance.

09-05-2022 | Screening | News

Ethnic-specific cutoffs proposed for type 2 diabetes screening

Researchers recommend using different BMI or age thresholds for type 2 diabetes screening in ethnic minority groups, on finding that a single threshold may miss many cases in non-White Americans.

14-04-2022 | Prediabetes | News

Retinal microvascular damage evident before type 2 diabetes diagnosis

People with hypertension and prediabetes have significantly lower capillary density in the foveal retinal region, indicating microvascular damage, than those with hypertension but normal glucose metabolism, say researchers.

27-10-2021 | Prediabetes | News

Cardiovascular risk greatest among people with prediabetes

People with glycated hemoglobin levels just below the diabetes diagnosis threshold have the greatest risk for major adverse cardiovascular events and death, suggests a study of individuals in the upper normal glycemic range.