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Type 2 diabetes and retinopathy

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Real-world bariatric surgery data show microvascular protection

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Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery achieve large reductions in their risk for microvascular complications, shows a real-world study.

Journal article

Successful management of poorly controlled type 2 diabetes with multidisciplinary neurobehavioral rehabilitation: A case report and review

Smiling doctors

We present one successful case that demonstrates a significantly beneficial effect of physical exercise and lifestyle intervention in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus [read more].
Deng Z et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0448-7

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Physical activity | Lifestyle interventions​​​​​​​

Journal article

Prevalence and incidence of complications at diagnosis of T2DM and during follow-up by BMI and ethnicity: A matched case–control analysis

Diverse group holding 'diabetes'

We estimate the risk of developing long-term major cardiovascular and renal complications in relation to levels of body mass index in a population of White European, African-Caribbean, and South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus [read more].
Owusu Adjah ES et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 70. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0712-1

Get more on: Type 2 diabetes | Diabetes in specific populations | Diabetic complications

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What are the current recommendations for managing high blood pressure in diabetes patients?

Ask the expert: Hypertension and diabetes -  What are the current recommendations

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and lead author on the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2017 Position Statement on diabetes and hypertension, Ian de Boer, summarize key updates to the recommendations for practitioners in the United States [watch the video 11:32].

Get more on: Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes | Cardiovascular disease | Guidelines

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08-14-2019 | Retinopathy | News

Offline, smartphone-based imaging accurately detects diabetic retinopathy

An offline, smartphone-based, nonmydriatic retinal imaging system accurately detects referable diabetic retinopathy when used by minimally trained operators in a point of care setting, show data from a pilot study carried out in India.

06-09-2019 | Type 2 diabetes | ADA 2019 | News

Short-term delays in diabetes onset confer long-term cardioprotective effects

Delaying diabetes onset by at least 6 years in people with impaired glucose tolerance significantly reduces their risk for cardiovascular disease and microvascular complications, show 30-year data from the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Study.

05-01-2019 | Retinopathy | News

No rush to treat diabetic macular edema with good visual acuity

Research published in JAMA shows similar outcomes for patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity over the first 2 years after diagnosis, regardless of whether they are managed with aflibercept, laser photocoagulation, or observation.

Themed collections

10-14-2016 | Retinopathy | Themed collection | Collection

Spotlight on diabetic retinopathy

A themed content collection that provides an up-to-date overview of the mechanisms, assessment, management and consequences of diabetic retinopathy.

Journal articles and book chapters

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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