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Targeting pathophysiology from outset may slow progression to type 2 diabetes

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

Journal article

Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of observational studies

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This meta-analysis of observational studies assesses the association between risk of bladder cancer and exposure to pioglitazone among subjects with type 2 diabetes [read more].
Mehtälä J et al. Diabetol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13340-018-0360-4

Get more on:  Diabetic complications | Medication | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

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

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This review will evaluate mechanisms responsible for chronic kidney disease-induced insulin resistance and therapies currently available [read more].
Dave N, Wu J, Thomas S. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 44. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1010-8

Get more on:  Diabetic complications | Type 1 diabetes | 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

medwireNews

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.

08-09-2018 | Medications | News

Sex, BMI influence response to common second-line diabetes medications

Researchers have used data from clinical practice and randomized trials to identify simple predictors of patient response to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones.

03-13-2018 | Adolescents | News

Data support bariatric surgery for severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes

Surgical treatment of severely obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes is associated with better glycemic control and a greater reduction in BMI than medical management, US researchers report.

Themed collections

05-22-2017 | Heart failure | Themed collection | Collection

Heart failure and diabetes mellitus

This collection provides an overview of the epidemiology, underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, screening, assessment and management of heart failure in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Journal articles and book chapters

08-17-2018 | Medications | Review | Article

Adjuvant pharmacotherapies to insulin for the treatment of type 1 diabetes

Tosur M, Redondo MJ, Lyons SK. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 79. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1041-1

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

06-15-2018 | Semaglutide | Article

Semaglutide s.c. once-weekly in type 2 diabetes: A population pharmacokinetic analysis

Carlsson Petri KC et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0458-5

06-14-2018 | Pioglitazone | Article

Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Mehtälä J et al. Diabetol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13340-018-0360-4

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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