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Prediabetes and prevention

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10-10-2018 | Laparascopic gastric band | EASD 2018 | News

Gastric banding has little effect on beta-cell decline in early type 2 diabetes

The results of the adult surgery study from the RISE consortium show that gastric banding has only a small effect on the deterioration of beta-cell function relative to metformin, despite causing markedly greater weight loss.

10-09-2018 | Diabetes prevention | EASD 2018 | News

Mixed results from the diabetes prevention PREVIEW project

The PREVIEW project investigators have reported broadly positive results, but tempered by issues such as a high dropout rate.

09-17-2018 | Prediabetes | medwireNews | News

Targeting pathophysiology from outset may slow progression to type 2 diabetes

Upfront treatment with medications that target the underlying pathophysiology of prediabetes may slow patients’ progression to type 2 diabetes, report researchers.

09-12-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Highlight | News

IADPSG gestational diabetes criteria predict later dysglycemia

Less stringent criteria for gestational diabetes remain predictive of risk for later prediabetes or type 2 diabetes despite identifying a larger number of women, the HAPO FUS investigators report in JAMA.

06-18-2018 | Diagnosis | Highlight | News

Single blood sample could be sufficient for diabetes diagnosis

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.

06-15-2018 | Diet | Article

Association between dietary protein intake and type 2 diabetes varies by dietary pattern

Ke Q et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 48. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0350-5

06-08-2018 | Insulin resistance | Review | Article

Chronic kidney disease-induced insulin resistance: Current state of the field

Dave N, Wu J, Thomas S. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 44. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1010-8

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.

05-09-2018 | Diagnosis | Case study | Article

Atypical diabetes: Case study 4

Can you diagnose the atypical form of diabetes presented in our fourth patient case study? Test your knowledge with Editorial Board member, Jay Shubrook.

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).

03-16-2018 | Diet | Editorial | Video

What’s new in the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines

Registered Dietitian Pamela Dyson explains why the latest update of the nutrition guidelines is an important departure from previous versions (0:45).

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.

02-07-2018 | Risk factors | Highlight | News

‘Subtle’ metabolic derangement seen decades before diabetes diagnosis

Research shows that changes in markers of the metabolic syndrome and fatty liver disease are present more than 20 years before people receive a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

01-03-2018 | Physical activity | Editorial | Article

Physical activity for health, weight loss, and diabetes prevention and treatment: What should be recommended?

Editorial Board member John Wilding highlights the current evidence for the benefits of physical activity across various domains of type 2 diabetes care and prevention, presenting his view of what should be recommended.

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. 

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Community partners join forces: Battling obesity and diabetes together

Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

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