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Bariatric surgery linked to late adverse events

Gastric bypass surgery (used with permission)

People who undergo bariatric surgery have a lower long-term risk for mortality, but a higher risk for adverse events such as gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders, compared with those who do not undergo surgery, researchers report.

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Behavioral intervention has durable physical activity effect in type 2 diabetes

Exercise

A behavioral intervention has lasting effects on physical activity levels, fitness, and vascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes, show the 3-year results of the randomized Italian Diabetes and Exercise Study 2.

Expert opinion editorial

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Sleep apnea (symbolic image with model)

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition [read more].

Get more on: Sleep disorders | Obesity | Type 2 diabetes complications

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Marked reduction in vascular events in diabetes patients after bariatric surgery

Obesity surgery

An observational study published in JAMA demonstrates a substantial reduction in the risk for hard cardiovascular endpoints in obese patients with type 2 diabetes who have undergone bariatric surgery.

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Mixed results from the diabetes prevention PREVIEW project

Healthy diet

The PREVIEW project investigators have reported broadly positive results, but tempered by issues such as a high dropout rate.

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Neutral cardiovascular safety for lorcaserin in CAMELLIA-TIMI 61

Heartbeat

The weight-loss medication lorcaserin neither increases nor reduces cardiovascular risk, report the CAMELLIA–TIMI 61 investigators.

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Ethnicity influences reversibility of dysglycemia in obese children

Teen on weighing scales (symbolic image with model)

Impaired glucose tolerance in obese youths frequently reverts to normal, although the chances of this happening are strongly influenced by ethnicity, researchers report in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

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Semaglutide shows promise for weight management

Obesity

Findings from a dose-ranging phase II trial published in The Lancet suggest that semaglutide, in combination with lifestyle intervention, may aid weight loss in people with obesity who do not have diabetes.

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Weight gain after smoking cessation could temporarily increase diabetes risk

Stop smoking
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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.

14-12-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition.

14-09-2018 | Diet | Patient and physician’s perspective | Article

Diabetes and diet: A patient and dietitian’s perspective

A patient with type 2 diabetes and a specialist dietitian discuss the patient’s experience and difficulties with controlling weight and strategies that can help a patient in this situation.

19-03-2018 | Diet | View from the clinic | Article

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

Board members John Wilding and Pamela Dyson talk about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines (9:43).

Themed collections

31-07-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Themed collection | Collection

Metabolic surgery in diabetes

This content collection examines the mechanisms associated with diabetes remission following bariatric (metabolic) surgery, considers the patients most suitable for each procedure, and reviews post-surgical management and outcomes, including complications.

Journal articles and book chapters

07-12-2018 | Pathogenesis | Review | Article

Melatonin in type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity

Katamitri A, Jockers R. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0130-1

28-11-2018 | Obesity | Article

Importance of gut microbiota in obesity

Cornejo-Pareja I, Muñoz-Garach A, Clemente-Postigo M, Tinahones FJ. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0306-8

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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