Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 10 Issue 6

May 29, 2018
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Arterial stiffness in people with Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To examine whether people with Type 2 diabetes with concurrent obstructive sleep apnoea have increased arterial stiffness as compared with people with Type 2 diabetes without obstructive sleep apnoea.

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Effect of Achieved Systolic Blood Pressure on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetes Care

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with treated hypertension who achieved systolic blood pressures (SBPs) of <120, <130, and <140 mmHg after an increase in their antihypertensive regimen.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/


Reevaluating the Evidence for Blood Pressure Targets in Type 2 Diabetes

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetes Care

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: There is general consensus that treating adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension to a target blood pressure (BP) of <140/90 mmHg helps prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/


Quality of life and sleep quality are similarly improved after aquatic or dry-land aerobic training in patients with type 2 diabetes

May 29, 2018

Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To compare the effects of two aerobic training models in water and on dry-land on quality of life, depressive symptoms and sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/


Potential of electric bicycles to improve the health of people with Type 2 diabetes

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To explore in a feasibility study whether ‘e‐cycling’ was acceptable to, and could potentially improve the health of, people with Type 2 diabetes.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/


Type 2 diabetes mellitus in older people

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Apr 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Rates of population ageing are unprecedented and this, combined with the progressive urbanization of lifestyles, has led to a dramatic shift in the epidemiology of diabetes towards old age, particularly to those aged 60–79 years. Both ageing and diabetes are recognized as important risk factors for the development of functional decline and disability.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/