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04-26-2019 | Diabetes prevention | News

Da Qing study: Lifestyle intervention benefits persist for decades

Lifestyle interventions to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes result in marked long-term reductions in cardiovascular disease and mortality, shows the 30-year follow-up of the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Outcome Study.

04-23-2019 | 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.

10-09-2018 | Diabetes prevention | EASD 2018 | News

Mixed results from the diabetes prevention PREVIEW project

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

10-08-2018 | Diabetes prevention | EASD 2018 | Video

Expert commentary: The PREVIEW project

Amrit Lamba considers the rather mixed results of the PREVIEW project, and what they mean for primary care (3:40).

08-08-2018 | Physical activity | News

Physical activity of high importance in prediabetes

Physical inactivity is a “significant but underappreciated contributor” to the risk of developing diabetes in people who are already at high risk and should be routinely measured in clinical trials, say the NAVIGATOR investigators.

08-08-2018 | Diabetes prevention | Review | Article

Practical tips for implementing the Diabetes Prevention Program in clinical practice

Jasik CB et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 70. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1034-0

07-20-2018 | Diet | News

Diet most important counterbalance to high diabetes risk in women

Eating habits that do not too closely resemble the typical Western diet may be the most important protective factor in women at very high risk for type 2 diabetes, say researchers.

07-11-2018 | Diabetes prevention | ADA 2018 | News

Pre-NDPP sessions could boost attendance

A pilot study suggests that patients may be more diligent attenders of the US National Diabetes Prevention Program if they first attend a pre-course session focused on the program’s goals and barriers to its attendance.

07-04-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Diabetes among non-overweight individuals: An emerging public health challenge

Gujral UP et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 60. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1017-1

06-24-2018 | Prediabetes | ADA 2018 | News

Shared decision-making enhances prevention efforts in prediabetes

A pharmacist-led shared decision-making intervention significantly increases the uptake of lifestyle-change programs and metformin use in patients with prediabetes, results of the PRIDE study show.

06-24-2018 | Lifestyle interventions | ADA 2018 | News

Lifestyle intervention cuts long-term CVD events in people at risk for diabetes

A 6-year diet and exercise intervention significantly reduces the long-term risk for cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults with impaired glucose tolerance, research suggests.

06-06-2018 | Mental health | Article

The relationship between sleep and cognitive function in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes

Saetung S et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1166-3

06-04-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Identifying prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic youth: Should HbA1c be used as a diagnostic approach?

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1012-6

05-28-2018 | Risk factors | Article

Diabetes risk scores for Hispanics living in the United States: A systematic review

Juarez LD et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.05.009

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

05-09-2018 | Diagnosis | Case study | Article

Atypical diabetes: Case study 4

Can you diagnose the atypical form of diabetes presented in our fourth patient case study? Test your knowledge with Editorial Board member, Jay Shubrook.

02-28-2018 | Diabetes prevention | Article

Fibre supplementation for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and improvement of glucose metabolism: The randomized controlled Optimal Fibre Trial (OptiFiT)

Honsek C et al. Diabetologia 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4582-6

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