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03-05-2019 | Physical activity | Highlight | News

Behavioral intervention has durable physical activity effect in type 2 diabetes

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.

10-16-2018 | Metabolic surgery | medwireNews | News

Marked reduction in vascular events in diabetes patients after bariatric 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.

10-10-2018 | Laparascopic gastric band | EASD 2018 | News

Gastric banding has little effect on beta-cell decline in early type 2 diabetes

The results of the adult surgery study from the RISE consortium show that gastric banding has only a small effect on the deterioration of beta-cell function relative to metformin, despite causing markedly greater weight loss.

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.

08-26-2018 | Lorcaserin | Highlight | News

Neutral cardiovascular safety for lorcaserin in CAMELLIA-TIMI 61

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

08-17-2018 | Semaglutide | Highlight | News

Semaglutide shows promise for weight management

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.

08-06-2018 | Metabolic surgery | Highlight | News

Real-world bariatric surgery data show microvascular protection

Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery achieve large reductions in their risk for microvascular complications, shows a real-world study.

07-17-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

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

Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

06-15-2018 | Diet | Article

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

Ke Q et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 48. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0350-5

06-14-2018 | Pioglitazone | Article

Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Mehtälä J et al. Diabetol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13340-018-0360-4

06-08-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes: A systematic literature review of scientific evidence from across the world in 2007–2017

Einarson TR et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 83. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0728-6

05-31-2018 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Yet more evidence against metabolically healthy obesity

Another two large studies have demonstrated that people who appear to be in good health despite being obese do not remain so for long.

05-24-2018 | Diet | Article

Intake of cocoa products and risk of type-2 diabetes: The multiethnic cohort

Maskarinec G et al. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0188-9

05-15-2018 | Diet | Article

Glycemic impact of non-nutritive sweeteners: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Nichol AD, Holle MJ, An R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0170-6

05-15-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Article

Prevalence and incidence of complications at diagnosis of T2DM and during follow-up by BMI and ethnicity: A matched case–control analysis

Owusu Adjah ES et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 70. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0712-1

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.

05-01-2018 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Targeting habits may lead to sustained weight loss

Findings of a randomized trial suggest that challenging people’s habits can lead to sustained weight loss, even if the habits targeted have nothing to do with healthy eating.

04-05-2018 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Weight loss before puberty may mitigate excess diabetes risk associated with childhood overweight

Children who are overweight only have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in adulthood if they remain overweight beyond the age of 13 years, according to the results of a large Danish study.

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