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05-02-2019 | Cardiovascular disorders | News

Metformin may be cardioprotective in patients with coronary artery disease

Findings from the MET-REMODEL trial suggest that metformin treatment may aid regression of left ventricular hypertrophy among nondiabetic patients with coronary artery disease.

04-26-2019 | Diabetes prevention | News

Da Qing study: Lifestyle intervention benefits persist for decades

Lifestyle interventions to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes result in marked long-term reductions in cardiovascular disease and mortality, shows the 30-year follow-up of the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Outcome Study.

11-28-2018 | Diabetic cardiomyopathy | Article

Cardiovascular risk reduction over time in patients with diabetes or pre-diabetes undergoing bariatric surgery: data from a single-center retrospective observational study

Rubio-Almanza M, Cámara-Gómez R, Hervás-Marín D et al. BMC Endocr Disord 2018; 18: 90. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0317-4

06-24-2018 | Lifestyle interventions | ADA 2018 | News

Lifestyle intervention cuts long-term CVD events in people at risk for diabetes

A 6-year diet and exercise intervention significantly reduces the long-term risk for cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults with impaired glucose tolerance, research suggests.

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

06-06-2018 | Mental health | Article

The relationship between sleep and cognitive function in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes

Saetung S et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1166-3

06-04-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Identifying prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic youth: Should HbA1c be used as a diagnostic approach?

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1012-6

05-28-2018 | Risk factors | Article

Diabetes risk scores for Hispanics living in the United States: A systematic review

Juarez LD et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.05.009

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

05-18-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Not quite type 1 or type 2, what now? Review of monogenic, mitochondrial, and syndromic diabetes

Yeung RO et al. Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2018. doi: 10.1007/s11154-018-9446-3

05-04-2018 | GLP-1 agonists | Review | Article

Glucagon-like peptide 1 in health and disease

Andersen A et al. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0016-2

04-18-2018 | Epidemiology | Review | Article

Sex differences in the burden and complications of diabetes

Peters SAE, Woodward M. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 33. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1005-5

03-02-2018 | Prediabetes | Highlight | News

Prediabetes goes hand in hand with cardiovascular and renal risk factors

Data from the US NHANES show that a high proportion of adults with prediabetes also have cardiovascular and renal risk factors.

02-27-2018 | Prediabetes | News

Use of prediabetes status for CVD risk stratification challenged

The risk for cardiovascular disease and death is higher among individuals with prediabetes defined by glycated hemoglobin level compared with fasting plasma glucose or 2-hour plasma glucose, study data show.

02-05-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Type 2 diabetes and thiazide diuretics

Scheen AJ. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 6. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0976-6

01-11-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Direct cardiovascular impact of SGLT2 inhibitors: Mechanisms and effects

Kaplan A et al. Heart Fail Rev 2018; 23: 419–437. doi: 10.1007/s10741-017-9665-9

12-14-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

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

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. 

05-12-2017 | Metformin | News

Metformin may guard against atherosclerosis in prediabetic men

An analysis of data from the Diabetes Prevention Program suggests that taking metformin may help to limit coronary atherosclerosis in patients with prediabetes – but only in men.

11-24-2016 | Prediabetes | News

Meta-analysis confirms risk associated with prediabetes

A meta-analysis highlights the increased risk of future cardiovascular disease and mortality among people with prediabetes.

10-13-2016 | Prediabetes | News

Microvascular dysfunction evident in prediabetes

Analysis of the Maastricht study reveals microvascular dysfunction in the eyes and skin of people with prediabetes.

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