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Risk factor control may mitigate excess cardiovascular, mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

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A study of the Swedish National Diabetes Register suggests that keeping five cardiovascular risk factor variables within the target ranges could offset the excess risk for death, myocardial infarction, or stroke among patients with type 2 diabetes relative to the general population.

Motivational interviewing intervention fails to improve HbA1c in adolescents

Teenager receiving psychotherapy

The Flexible Lifestyles Empowering Change intervention has failed to improve glycated hemoglobin levels in a randomized trial involving adolescents with type 1 diabetes, despite improving some psychosocial outcomes.

Latest headlines

08-20-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Metformin may not improve pregnancy outcomes for obese women

The authors of a systematic review find insufficient evidence to support the use of metformin to improve pregnancy outcomes among obese women.

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.

08-16-2018 | Risk factors | Highlight | News

Risk factor control may mitigate excess cardiovascular, mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

A study of the Swedish National Diabetes Register suggests that keeping five cardiovascular risk factor variables within the target ranges could offset the excess risk for death, myocardial infarction, or stroke among patients with type 2 diabetes relative to the general population.

Features and expert interviews

03-27-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Feature | Article

The inpatient diabetes audit: A tool for change

With the 2017 NaDIA results showing some positive trends in inpatient diabetes care, medwireNews talks to national clinical lead Gerry Rayman about the tools and tactics to deliver the best patient outcomes.

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

John Wilding talks to Pamela Dyson about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines.

03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Video

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

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