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Prediabetes and prevention

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07-04-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Diabetes among non-overweight individuals: An emerging public health challenge

Gujral UP et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 60. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1017-1

06-16-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Methods for measuring risk for type 2 diabetes in youth: The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)

Chen ME, Aguirre RS, Hannon TS. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 51. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1023-3

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

04-25-2018 | Screening | News

Percent body fat adds value to BMI when screening for abnormal blood glucose

Adding body fat percentage to BMI improves the classification of individuals at risk for abnormal blood glucose, US researchers report.

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BMJ Open 2018; 8: e019200

03-27-2018 | Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood | Article

Overweight, obesity, and the risk of LADA: Results from a Swedish case–control study and the Norwegian HUNT Study

Hjort R et al. Diabetologia 2018; 61: 1333–1343. doi: 10.1007/s00125-018-4596-0

01-31-2018 | Screening | News

Dysglycemia often missed despite treatment for other metabolic abnormalities

Almost two in every five patients receiving treatment for hypertension or dyslipidemia have undetected dysglycemia, shows an analysis of the EUROASPIRE IV registry.

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Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 21

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. 

Author:
Jay Shubrook

10-23-2017 | Diabetes prevention | Review | Article

Reversing the tide: Diagnosis and prevention of T2DM in populations of African descent

​​​​​​​Nat Rev Endocrinol 2017; 14: 45–56. doi: 10.1038/nrendo.2017.127

Authors:
Jean N. Utumatwishima, Stephanie T. Chung, Amy R. Bentley, Margaret Udahogora, Anne E. Sumner

04-11-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

The report card on BMI report cards

Thompson HR, Madsen, KA. Curr Obes Rep 2017; 6: 163–167. doi: 10.1007/s13679-017-0259-6

04-04-2017 | Screening | Article

Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus screening practices among primary care physicians: A qualitative chart-stimulated recall study

Hafez D et al. BMC Fam Pract 2017; 18: 50. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0623-3

03-10-2017 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Gestational diabetes mellitus: An updated overview

Chiefari et al. J Endocrinol Invest 2017; 40: 899–909. doi: 10.1007/s40618-016-0607-5

01-05-2017 | Screening | News

‘Screen and treat’ unlikely to halt diabetes epidemic

Screening measures for prediabetes do not accurately identify people at risk for developing diabetes, so preventive interventions will have only a small impact, say the authors of a meta-analysis published in The BMJ.

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BMJ 2017; 356: i6538, i6800

11-04-2016 | Adolescents | News

Glycated hemoglobin a valuable predictor in children and adolescents

Glycated hemoglobin is as good as blood glucose measures for predicting type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, research suggests.

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Diabetes Care 2016; Advance online publication

10-04-2016 | Screening | News

News in brief

Popular prediabetes screening tool too indiscriminate

Researchers show that a widely recommended online tool for patients to assess their risk of prediabetes will send almost all older patients to their doctors.

03-01-2016 | Diabetes prevention | Book chapter | Article

Prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Horton ES. In: Principles of Diabetes Mellitus. Edited by Poretsky L. Springer International Publishing, 2015. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-20797-1_50-1

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