Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 10 Issue 8

July 23, 2018
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The All-Cause Mortality and a Screening Tool to Determine High-Risk Patients among Prevalent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

July 23, 2018

Source: Journal of Diabetes Research

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Date of publication: Jul 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aims to determine the all-cause mortality and the associated risk factors for all-cause mortality among the prevalent type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients within five years’ period and to develop a screening tool to determine high-risk patients.

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Health‐Related Quality of Life in Diabetes Mellitus and its Social, Demographic and Clinical Determinants

July 23, 2018

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Jul 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To investigate health‐related quality of life in a representative sample of adults with diabetes mellitus in Spain, as well as its clinical and socio‐demographic determinants.

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Relationships of health literacy to self‐care behaviors in people with diabetes aged 60 and above

July 23, 2018

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Date of publication: Jun 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To examine the relationships of health literacy to diabetes self‐care behaviors (diet, physical exercise, foot care and blood glucose monitoring) through empowerment controlling for diabetes education.

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Body mass index and the risk of mortality among Chinese adults with Type 2 diabetes

July 23, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Jun 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:To examine the associations between BMI and the risks of all‐cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD)‐specific and cancer‐specific mortality among people with Type 2 diabetes, and thus provide recommendations for weight management in the population.

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Dietary and nutritional approaches for prevention and management of type 2 diabetes

July 23, 2018

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication: Jun 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Considerable evidence supports a common set of dietary approaches for the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes, but uncertainties remain; weight management is a cornerstone of metabolic health but diet quality is also important.

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The role of bariatric surgery to treat diabetes

July 23, 2018

Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders

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Date of publication: Aug 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Bariatric surgery is emerging as a powerful weapon against severe obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Given its role in metabolic regulation, the gastrointestinal tract constitutes a meaningful target to treat T2DM, especially in light of accumulating evidence that surgery with gastrointestinal manipulations may result in T2DM remission (metabolic surgery).

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/