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Single blood sample could be sufficient for diabetes diagnosis

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Researchers studying the ARIC cohort have found that virtually all people with elevated fasting plasma glucose and glycated hemoglobin in the same blood sample went on to develop diabetes.

Fluid management strategy absolved of neurologic injury blame in childhood DKA

Child on iv drip

Neither the rate of administration nor the sodium chloride content of replacement fluids given to children with diabetic ketoacidosis influences their neurologic outcomes, show the results of the PECARN DKA FLUID Study.

Latest headlines

06-21-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | News

Support for type 2 diabetes link to Parkinson’s disease

A study of more than 8 million people supports the possibility that patients with type 2 diabetes could have an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease.

06-20-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

Healthy lifestyle halves CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

Following a healthy lifestyle halves the risk for developing cardiovascular disease in adults with type 2 diabetes, research shows.

06-18-2018 | Dulaglutide | News

Dulaglutide feasible alternative to insulin glargine in patients with CKD

Once-weekly dulaglutide lowers glycated hemoglobin levels to a similar degree to titrated daily insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate-to-severe chronic kidney disease, study findings indicate.

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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