Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 11 Issue 1

January 3, 2019
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Type 2 diabetes and cognitive decline: Study finds link

January 3, 2019

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell:  New research, however, suggests that the scope of this condition may be broader than previously thought, as scientists find a link between type 2 diabetes and cognitive decline over 5 years.

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Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

January 3, 2019

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell:  New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction.

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Behavioral Strategies to Lower Postprandial Glucose in Those with Type 2 Diabetes May Also Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

January 3, 2019

Source: Diabetes Therapy

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Efforts to lower glycosylated hemoglobin (A1c) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are intended to reduce the risk of diabetic complications, but A1c is not the only factor contributing to this risk. 

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Barriers and facilitators to attendance at Type 2 diabetes structured education programmes: a qualitative study of educators and attendees

January 3, 2019

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Jan 19

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Attendance at structured diabetes education has been recommended internationally for all people with Type 2 diabetes. However, attendance rates are consistently low. This qualitative study aimed to explore experiences of attending and delivering Type 2 diabetes structured education programmes in Ireland and barriers and facilitators to attendance.

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Prevention and reversal of Type 2 diabetes: highlights from a symposium at the 2018 Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference

January 3, 2019

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  This symposium covers the gamut of Type 2 diabetes prevention, reversing established Type 2 diabetes, population‐level delivery of weight loss programmes and personal insights into achieving and retaining substantial weight loss.

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Variability in sleep disturbance, physical activity and quality of life according to level of depressive symptoms in women with Type 2 diabetes

January 3, 2019

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  To examine (1) the prevalence of depressive symptoms in women with Type 2 diabetes, (2) the associations between depressive symptoms and the following dependent variables: sleep disturbance; physical activity; physical health‐related; and global quality of life, and (3) the potential moderating effects of antidepressants and optimism on the relationship between depressive symptoms and dependent variables.

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/