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05-09-2022 | Depression | News

Lower screening thresholds may better detect depression in adolescent type 1 diabetes

Reducing the cutoffs of commonly used depression screening measures may increase the sensitivity for detecting depression in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, US study findings indicate.

01-08-2022 | Diagnosis | News

‘Major improvements’ in diabetes detection in USA

The number of people with undiagnosed diabetes in the USA has fallen in the past 3 decades, indicates research published in Diabetes Care.

18-07-2022 | Screening | News

Guideline-concordant diabetes screening rates ‘suboptimal’

Women are more likely to attend guideline-recommended diabetes screening than men, but rates are “suboptimal” in both sexes, particularly among younger individuals, show population-based study data from Canada.

Blood test

08-07-2022 | Screening | News

Two early childhood autoantibody screenings predict most type 1 diabetes cases

Testing high-risk children for islet autoantibodies twice, at the ages of 2 and 6 years, is sufficient to predict the majority of clinical cases of type 1 diabetes diagnosed by the age of 15, a study suggests.

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.

Doctor measuring patient waist

24-08-2021 | Screening | News

USPSTF lowers screening age for type 2 diabetes

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended lowering the age of screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes to 35 years for people with overweight or obesity.

08-06-2021 | Screening | News

Widespread diabetes screening makes existing vascular risk prediction tools redundant

Implementation of widespread screening for diabetes “radically” alters the cardiovascular risk profile of people with newly detected diabetes, rendering existing cardiovascular risk prediction tools inaccurate, say researchers.

09-03-2021 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

Casual glucose level linked to CVD risk in absence of diabetes

A random blood glucose test in people without diabetes may provide a good indication of who has an increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease over the subsequent decade, a study suggests.