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Type 2 diabetes

Browse the latest news, expert commentary, and educational content on type 2 diabetes.


07-15-2021 | Epidemiology | News

Global variation in optimal BMI, age cutoffs for diabetes screening

Researchers find large geographic differences in the influence of BMI and age on the risk for type 2 diabetes in low- and middle-income countries.

07-15-2021 | Glycemic control | News

Early second-line therapy response predicts sustained HbA1c reductions in type 2 diabetes

Early achievement of a glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level below 7% is a key factor in maintaining long-term glucose control in people with type 2 diabetes initiating second-line glucose-lowering therapy, DISCOVER study data show.

07-12-2021 | Ethnic groups | News

High CVD cost of ethnic statin prescribing disparities in type 2 diabetes

Reasons for ethnic disparities in statin prescribing in UK residents with type 2 diabetes are not clear, but may result in preventable atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events, research suggests.

Semaglutide for weight loss: The STEP and SELECT trials

Get the latest results and insights from the researchers.

More on type 2 diabetes

View from the clinic: Sanjay Kalra

Expert insights on identifying appropriate patient profiles when considering the use of medication combinations.

SGLT2 inhibitor use in type 2 diabetes management

Learn about prescribing these medications with guidance from the Improving Diabetes Steering Committee.

  • » A prescribing tool to inform prescribing decisions for SGLT2 inhibitors
  • » SGLT2 inhibitors: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice
  • » Translating SGLT2 inhibitor cardiovascular evidence into practice
  • » This content is intended only for UK healthcare providers and was made possible by educational funding provided by Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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