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02-19-2019 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Smartphone-based infrared camera accurately detects diabetic foot ulcers

A low-cost, smartphone-based infrared (IR) camera works as well as a high-end version for the detection of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), study findings indicate.

11-28-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | At a glance | Article

Real-world studies of SGLT2 inhibition and amputation risk

How many real-world studies have looked at amputation risk in users of SGLT2 inhibitors, and do the findings support or refute the effect found in CANVAS? medwireNews rounds up the research so far.

11-14-2018 | Charcot foot | Article

Varied presentations and outcomes of Charcot neuroarthropathy in patients with diabetes mellitus

Rastogi A, Prakash M, Bhansali A. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13410-018-0700-8

10-02-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | EASD 2018 | News

Pressure-sensing ‘smart’ insoles reduce diabetic foot ulcer risk

Using smart insoles that alert patients to areas of high pressure can markedly reduce their risk for developing diabetic foot ulcers, show the findings of a randomized trial.

09-24-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | medwireNews | News

LeucoPatch improves healing of difficult diabetic foot ulcers

Weekly application of an autologous immune cell, fibrin, and platelet patch significantly increases the rate of healing of hard-to-heal foot ulcers compared with standard care in people with diabetes, randomized trial data show.

09-14-2018 | Diabetic foot | News

Early mortality more likely than amputation in patients with high ulceration risk

Patients with diabetes who are at high risk for foot ulceration are more likely to die than to require amputation, report researchers.

08-30-2018 | Diabetic foot infection | News

Optimal antibiotic duration for preventing DFI recurrence remains unclear

Patients who receive more than 3 weeks of antibiotic treatment for diabetic foot infection are no less likely to develop further infection than those treated for a shorter duration, study findings indicate.

08-15-2018 | Neuropathy | Editorial | Article

Are we using the right tests to diagnose diabetic neuropathy?

Uazman Alam and colleagues interrogate current evidence and real-world clinical scenarios to address whether enough is being done with the tools available to screen and diagnose diabetic neuropathy.

07-23-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice

Wilding J et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0471-8

06-26-2018 | Diabetic foot | Article

Community based study to assess the prevalence of diabetic foot syndrome and associated risk factors among people with diabetes mellitus

Vibha SP et al. BMC Endocr Disord 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0270-2

06-16-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of non-cardiac CVD: Focus on stroke and PVD

Everett E, Mathioudakis N. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 49. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1026-0

05-24-2018 | Diet | Article

Intake of cocoa products and risk of type-2 diabetes: The multiethnic cohort

Maskarinec G et al. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0188-9

05-08-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Article

Sex-specific relevance of diabetes to occlusive vascular and other mortality: A collaborative meta-analysis of individual data from 980,793 adults from 68 prospective studies

Prospective Studies Collaboration and Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30079-2

05-08-2018 | Mental health | Article

The effectiveness of stress management training on blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Zamani-Alavijeh F et al. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018; 10: 39. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0342-5

05-04-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Article

The post-HAPO situation with gestational diabetes: The bright and dark sides

Lapolla A, Metzger BE. Acta Diabetol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1146-7

05-04-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Modified offloading approach for foot ulcers improves comfort, could increase adherence

Researchers report that use of an ankle-high removable cast walker, paired with an external lift on the other shoe, improves patients’ comfort and could therefore lead to better adherence, resulting in improved healing of diabetic foot ulcers.

04-16-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

NO-emitting dressing boosts foot ulcer healing

A wound dressing that generates nitric oxide improves the healing of diabetic foot ulcers, relative to standard care, show the findings of a randomized trial.

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

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