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The REWIND trial

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The DUAL VIII trial

Insulin pens
ADA 2019

The PIONEER trials

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ADA 2019

Today2 trial

Heart health monitor
ADA 2019

The D2d trial

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Exome-wide sequencing study sheds light on type 2 diabetes

DNA sequencing test

Researchers have used exome-wide sequencing to identify several rare variants within four genes that are significantly associated with type 2 diabetes.

Expert opinion editorial

The CAROLINA trial: Make or break for sulfonylureas?

Sulfonylurea pill

Diabetologist Sanjay Kalra puts the CAROLINA trial into historical context and considers the present-day implications for the use of DPP-4 inhibitors and sulfonylureas. 

Get more on: Sulfonylureas | DPP-4 inhibitors | Other diabetes medications

Ask the expert video

Team-based care for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

Team-based care for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

WATCH | Nephrologist Katherine Tuttle and Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook discuss discuss referrals to nephrology for patients with comorbid diabetes and kidney disease (8:38).

Get more on: Nephropathy | Diabetes complications and comorbidities | Ask the expert videos

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Postmarketing data support Fournier gangrene link with SGLT2 inhibitors

Critical care

Fournier gangrene remains very rare, but is more common in people using SGLT2 inhibitors compared with other diabetes medications and has severe consequences, shows research.

Expert opinion

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England. 

Get more on: Devices and technology | Pediatric diabetes

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Ellipse trial: Liraglutide expands treatment options for pediatric type 2 diabetes

Injection pens

The Ellipse investigators report improved glycemic control at the price of early and mostly mild gastrointestinal events in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes.

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Young-onset type 2 diabetes: A different process?

Overweight woman at doctor's (symbolic image with models)

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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Canagliflozin may offer renal protection in people with type 2 diabetes and CKD

Pills in hand

Findings from the CREDENCE trial indicate that the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin reduces the risk for renal failure and cardiovascular disease among individuals with type 2 diabetes and albuminuric chronic kidney disease.

Webinar

The continuing evolution of GLP-1RAs

The continuing evolution of GLP-1RAs

Join John Wilding, Kamlesh Khunti, and Julie Lovshin on Wednesday 8 May at 19:00-20:00 (BST) for a live webinar discussion with an expert faculty on the continuing evolution of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs). Find out more and register here.

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PIONEER 3: Oral semaglutide proves worth against sitagliptin

Pills in hand

Oral semaglutide offers greater efficacy for glucose control and weight loss when compared with sitagliptin for people with type 2 diabetes, although with more adverse events at the highest dose, show the PIONEER 3 findings.

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DECLARE analyses show dapagliflozin benefits for reduced ejection fraction, prior MI subgroups

Heartbeat

Further analysis of the DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial shows dapagliflozin to be of particular benefit for patients who have previous myocardial infarction or heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

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Adding second diabetes medication better than switching in face of poor response

Addition

Adding an additional glucose-lowering medication is better than switching to a different one in people with type 2 diabetes, even if the original seemed to have little or no effect, shows an analysis from the MASTERMIND consortium.

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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 dementia: Addressing the needs of an overlooked population

Diabetes and dementia: Addressing the needs of an overlooked population

Diabetologist Amar Puttanna addresses growing concerns about the rise of dementia in diabetes care and highlights where guidelines, research efforts, and management options are needed to tackle this comorbidity [read more].

Get more on: Mental health and diabetesDiabetes complications and comorbidities | Diabetes in older adults

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d-Nav system helps people with type 2 diabetes optimize insulin doses

Compass

The d-Nav system, which calculates insulin dose adjustments according to glucose levels, can help people with type 2 diabetes achieve larger reductions in glycated hemoglobin levels than with healthcare professional support alone, shows a randomized trial in The Lancet.

22-05-2019 | Sulfonylureas | Editorial | Article

The CAROLINA trial: Make or break for sulfonylureas?

Diabetologist Sanjay Kalra puts the CAROLINA trial into historical context and considers the present-day implications for the use of DPP-4 inhibitors and sulfonylureas.

17-05-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Team-based care for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

WATCH | Nephrologist Katherine Tuttle and Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook discuss referrals to nephrology for patients with comorbid diabetes and kidney disease (8:38).

03-05-2019 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England and Wales.

Downloadable slides

31-10-2018 | Slideset | Collection

FreeStyle Libre collection

These slide sets summarize the results of randomized controlled trials investigating the use of flash glucose-sensing technology in patients with diabetes.

Funded by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care

Themed collections

25-06-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Themed collection | Collection

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

An updated collection of articles focusing on the mechanism of action and clinical use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

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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Flash glucose monitoring technology

Downloadable slide sets from key clinical trials in people with diabetes

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