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Type 2 diabetes: Lifestyle interventions

Case study

A physician’s introduction to therapeutic fasting

Intermittent fasting

Is this increasingly popular weight management tactic an option for your patients with type 2 diabetes? Primary care physician Jay Shubrook and Jamie Katuna explain in this illustrative case study [read more].

Get more on: Lifestyle interventions for type 2 diabetes | Diet and nutritional management

Expert opinion editorial

Nutrition therapy for diabetes: A marathon, not a sprint

Nutrition therapy for diabetes: A marathon, not a sprint

What's new in the 2019 update to the ADA guidelines on nutrition therapy for adults with diabetes or prediabetes? Diabetes Educator Amy Hess Fischl explains [read more].

Get more on:  Diet and nutritional management

Ask the expert video

Which diets can I safely recommend to patients with type 2 diabetes?

Liz Morris and Pam Dyson

WATCH | Research Dietitian Pam Dyson and General Practitioner Liz Morris discuss evidence-based dietary recommendations for the management of type 2 diabetes.

Get more on: Diet, and nutritional management | Type 2 diabetes

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Behavioral intervention has durable physical activity effect in type 2 diabetes

Exercise

A behavioral intervention has lasting effects on physical activity levels, fitness, and vascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes, show the 3-year results of the randomized Italian Diabetes and Exercise Study 2.

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Shift work plus unhealthy lifestyle add up to high diabetes risk

Clock

The total diabetes risk associated with the combination of rotating shift work and an unhealthy lifestyle is greater than that of the two added together, shows an analysis of the Nurses’ Health Studies.

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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.

Case study

Acute illness while on a SGLT2 inhibitor and ketogenic diet

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Advisory Board member Theresa Smyth tackles an emergency case involving a type 2 diabetes patient on a new diet and treated with empagliflozin. What went wrong and how should he be managed? [Read more].

Get more on: SGLT2 inhibitors | Diet and nutritional management

Journal article

Weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes: A multidisciplinary real-world approach

Man checking body fat (symbolic image with model)

This review describes the most effective multidisciplinary approach to weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes in real-world clinical practice [read more].
Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

Get more on:  Lifestyle interventions | Obesity | Type 2 diabetes

Expert opinion editorial

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Tackling clinical inertia: The role of patient engagement

Carmen Soto and David Strain provide their insights on clinical inertia in diabetes care and present the co-production model of open communication as an innovative means to address this widespread clinical issue [read more].

Get more on: Medication adherence | Pediatrics | Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes

Man struggling to sleep (symbolic image with model)

The authors examined the relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes, including both subjective and objective sleep assessments and controlling for potential covariates [read more].
Zhu B et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1181-4

Get more on:  Diabetic complicationsType 2 diabetes

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10-11-2019 | Physical activity | News

Repeated exposure may combat exercise heat stress in type 2 diabetes

A pilot study published in JAMA shows that although heat stress is a potential issue for men with type 2 diabetes who wish to exercise, they may be able to acclimatize through repeated brief exposures.

09-12-2019 | Neuropathy | News

Strength, balance training benefits people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Short-term structured strength and balance training does not improve quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes-related peripheral neuropathy, but may increase functional status and balance confidence, research shows.

09-03-2019 | Medications | News

Diabetes medications need review ahead of weight-loss interventions

The specific medications people are taking for diabetes can affect their success when they undertake a weight-loss program, say researchers.

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

08-28-2018 | 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

08-18-2018 | Bone health | Review | Article

Lifestyle management of diabetes: implications for the bone-vascular axis

Pieralice S et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 84. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1060-y

08-16-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Prediction and prevention of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of GDM

Tobias DK. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 78. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1063-8

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

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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