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Prediabetes, prevention and obesity

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Mixed results from the diabetes prevention PREVIEW project

Healthy diet

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

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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

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

High-protein food

The authors examine the association between protein intake and type 2 diabetes mellitus in different dietary patterns [read more].
Ke Q et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 48. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0350-5

Get more on:  Lifestyle interventions | Prediabetes and prevention |  Type 2 diabetes

Case study

Atypical diabetes: Case study 4

Diagnosis

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

Get more on: Other types of diabetes | Ketoacidosis | Case studies

Expert opinion: VideoByte

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity [watch the video 1:53].

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Obesity | Diabetes preventionDiet and nutritional management | Expert opinion

Expert opinion editorial

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

Physical activity

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 [read more].

Get more on: Lifestyle interventions | Obesity | Prediabetes and prevention | Type 2 diabetes

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 

Journal article

Community Partners Join Forces: Battling Obesity and Diabetes Together

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Our objectives was to create an initiative to change the culture of a small community to improve quality of life as it relates to health for the residents through the use of health-related educational sessions [read more].
Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

Get more on: Obesity | Type 2 diabetes prevention

medwireNews

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.

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 | Children | EASD 2018 | News

RISE pediatric findings consistent over longer term

The RISE investigators have reported a continued lack of effect of early intensive therapy on beta-cell function decline in children with prediabetes or early type 2 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

09-05-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Nutrition and diabetes in South Asia

Gopalan HS, Misra A, Jayawardena R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018; 72: 1267–1273. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0219-6

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

08-08-2018 | Diabetes prevention | Review | Article

Practical tips for implementing the Diabetes Prevention Program in clinical practice

Jasik CB et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 70. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1034-0

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

06-16-2018 | 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

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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