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Ethnicity influences reversibility of dysglycemia in obese children

Teen on weighing scales (symbolic image with model)

Impaired glucose tolerance in obese youths frequently reverts to normal, although the chances of this happening are strongly influenced by ethnicity, researchers report in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

Journal article

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

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was conducted to quantitatively synthesize existing scientific evidence on the glycemic impact of non-nutritive sweeteners [read more].
Nichol AD, Holle MJ, An R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0170-6

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Glycemic control | Diet and nutritional management

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

Child on weighing scales (symbolic image with model)

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.

Expert opinion editorial

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Diabetes Care cover

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update [read more]

Get more on: Guidelines | Prediabetes and diabetes prevention | Lifestyle interventions | Medications 

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08-14-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Metformin exposure during pregnancy may impact postnatal growth trajectory

Infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes treated with metformin have lower birthweight, but experience accelerated postnatal growth and have higher BMI in childhood, compared with those whose mothers were treated with insulin, suggest findings from a meta-analysis.

05-17-2019 | Adolescents | News

Teen-LABS reports 5-year gains and drawbacks of bariatric surgery in adolescents

Adolescents who undergo bariatric surgery are more likely than adult patients to have remission of diabetes and hypertension, but require more reoperations, show the 5-year outcomes of the Teen-LABS cohort.

10-24-2018 | Obesity | News

BMI trajectory linked to hyperglycemia risk irrespective of BMI level

The rate at which BMI changes throughout childhood and adolescence is significantly associated with adult hyperglycemia, independent of BMI level at specific time points, study findings indicate.

Themed collections

Journal articles and book chapters

08-30-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

The impact of childhood and adolescent obesity on cardiovascular risk in adulthood: A systematic review

Sommer A, Twig G. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 91. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1062-9

08-29-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Early-life exposures and risk of diabetes mellitus and obesity

Gingras V, Hivert MF, Oken E. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 89. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1050-0

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

06-27-2018 | Metformin | Article

Metformin monotherapy in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Japan

Matsuura N et al. Diabetol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13340-018-0361-3

06-22-2018 | Monogenic diabetes | Review | Article

Advances in the genetics of youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Todd JN, Srinivasan S, Pollin TI. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 57. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1025-1

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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