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Prediabetes

Omitting OGTT may result in missed diabetes diagnoses

Blood test

Failure to conduct an oral glucose tolerance test results in the underdiagnosis of type 2 diabetes, suggests research.

Prediabetes

Omitting OGTT may result in missed diabetes diagnoses

Blood test

Failure to conduct an oral glucose tolerance test results in the underdiagnosis of type 2 diabetes, suggests research.

Latest headlines

07-26-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | News

Support for managing traditional CVD risk factors in aging patients with type 1 diabetes

The association between hyperglycemia and cardiovascular disease is increasingly mediated by traditional cardiovascular risk factors as patients with type 1 diabetes age, researchers report.

Source:

Diabetologia 2017; Advance online publication

07-26-2017 | Linagliptin | News

News in brief

No short-term renal benefits with linagliptin in early diabetic kidney disease

Linagliptin significantly improves glycemic control in individuals with type 2 diabetes and early-stage kidney disease, but fails to significantly ameliorate glomerular damage, show findings from the MARLINA-T2D trial.

07-24-2017 | Primary care | News

Diabetes audit suggests model for successful primary care

The best-performing primary care practices achieve glycemic control in their patients with type 2 diabetes without increasing expenditure on medication, suggest findings from the UK diabetes audit.

Source:

Diabetes Obes Metab 2017; Advance online publication

07-21-2017 | Insulin pumps | News

Mixed results from adding insulin pump to CGM in type 1 diabetes

A analysis from the DIAMOND trial suggests that adding an insulin pump to continuous glucose monitoring leads to better glycemic control, but at the price of more hypoglycemia.

Read the linked commentary from Leonard Bertheau.

Source:

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017; Advance online publication

In depth

06-07-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Hot topic review | Article

Metabolic surgery: A powerful solution or a last resort?

medwireNews rounds up the evidence supporting bariatric surgery as an important treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes, and asks John Wilding about its place within modern diabetes care.

03-21-2017 | Adolescents | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

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