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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.

Case study

Acute illness while on a SGLT2 inhibitor and ketogenic diet

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Advisory Board member Theresa Smyth tackles an emergency case involving a type 2 diabetes patient on a new diet and treated with empagliflozin. What went wrong and how should he be managed? [Read more].

Get more on: SGLT2 inhibitors | Diet and nutritional management | Case studies

Journal article

Weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes: A multidisciplinary real-world approach

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This review describes the most effective multidisciplinary approach to weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes in real-world clinical practice [read more].
Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

Get more on:  Lifestyle interventions | Obesity | Type 2 diabetes

Expert opinion editorial

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Carmen Soto and David Strain provide their insights on clinical inertia in diabetes care and present the co-production model of open communication as an innovative means to address this widespread clinical issue [read more].

Get more on: Medication adherence | Pediatrics | Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes

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The authors examined the relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes, including both subjective and objective sleep assessments and controlling for potential covariates [read more].
Zhu B et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1181-4

Get more on:  Diabetic complicationsType 2 diabetes

Journal article

Association between dietary protein intake and type 2 diabetes varies by dietary pattern

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The authors examine the association between protein intake and type 2 diabetes mellitus in different dietary patterns [read more].
Ke Q et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 48. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0350-5

Get more on:  Lifestyle interventions | Prediabetes and prevention |  Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Long-term effect of the color record method in self-monitoring of blood glucose on metabolic parameters in type 2 diabetes: A 2-year follow-up of the Color IMPACT study

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This article evaluates the potential long-term effect of two different color indication methods for self-monitoring of blood glucose on metabolic parameters in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes [read more].
Nishimura A et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0457-6

Get more on:  Devices and technology | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Chronic kidney disease-induced insulin resistance: Current state of the field

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This review will evaluate mechanisms responsible for chronic kidney disease-induced insulin resistance and therapies currently available [read more].
Dave N, Wu J, Thomas S. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 44. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1010-8

Get more on:  Diabetic complications | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Expert opinion interview

Barriers to insulin: Initiation in type 2 diabetes patients

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Editorial Board member Lori Berard talks through the stages and challenges associated with preparing type 2 diabetes patients for insulin therapy [listen to the interview 9:00].

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Insulin | Hypoglycemia

medwireNews editor's pick

Study suggests benefits of very low carbohydrate intake in type 1 diabetes

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A study of type 1 diabetes patients voluntarily following a very-low-carbohydrate diet suggests that the approach could help to achieve excellent control of blood glucose levels.

09-30-2018 | Glycemic control | Clinical trial summary slides | Collection

10-year follow-up of intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes

This slide set outlines the results of a 10-year, postinterventional follow-up of the UKPDS survivor cohort which examined whether a continued microvascular benefit from earlier improved glucose control was evident and whether such therapy had a long-term effect on macrovascular outcomes.

09-30-2018 | Medications | Clinical trial summary slides | Collection

Intensive blood-glucose control with sulphonylureas or insulin compared with conventional treatment and risk of complications in patients with type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 33)

This slide set outlines the results of the UKPDS33 study which compared the effects of intensive blood-glucose control with either sulfonylurea or insulin and conventional treatment on the risk of microvascular and macrovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes.

09-30-2018 | Metformin | Clinical trial summary slides | Collection

Effect of intensive blood-glucose control with metformin on complications in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 34)

This slide set outlines the results of the UKPDS34 study which investigated whether intensive glucose control with metformin had any specific advantage or disadvantage in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

09-05-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Nutrition and diabetes in South Asia

Gopalan HS, Misra A, Jayawardena R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018; 72: 1267–1273. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0219-6

08-28-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Dietary interventions and type 2 diabetes in youth: A fresh look at the evidence

Perkison WB, Adekanye JA, de Oliveira Otto MC. Curr Nutr Rep 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13668-018-0241-2

08-18-2018 | Bone health | Review | Article

Lifestyle management of diabetes: implications for the bone-vascular axis

Pieralice S et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 84. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1060-y

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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