Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 10 Issue 12

November 12, 2018
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Systemic effects of periodontitis treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes

November 12, 2018

Source: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Chronic inflammation is believed to be a major mechanism underlying the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes. Periodontitis is a cause of systemic inflammation. We aimed to assess the effects of periodontal treatment on glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Changing the care pathway for Type 2 diabetes at the time of diagnosis: the role of the multidisciplinary team

November 12, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes should be seen as a key opportunity for multidisciplinary teams to intensify therapy aimed at quickly correcting underlying metabolic dysfunction.

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Can type 2 diabetes be reversed and how can this best be achieved?

November 12, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The James Lind Alliance, in association with Diabetes UK, conducted a survey of people with Type 2 diabetes to establish their priorities for research. The number one research priority was found to be ‘Can type 2 diabetes be cured or reversed, what is the best way to achieve this, and is there a point beyond which the condition cannot be reversed?’. The present review summarizes the current understanding of weight loss‐induced reversal of type 2 diabetes.

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Evidence‐based diabetes care for older people with Type 2 diabetes: a critical review

November 12, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Nov 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: In our ageing society diabetes imposes a significant burden in terms of the numbers of people with the condition, diabetes‐related complications including disability, and health and social care expenditure.

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Fat Versus Carbohydrate-Based Energy-Restricted Diets for Weight Loss in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

November 12, 2018

Source: Current Diabetes Reports

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Low-carbohydrate diets were shown to decrease postprandial glucose levels whereas high-carbohydrate, low-fat diets are considered cardio-protective.

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Effect of Health Information Technologies on Glycemic Control Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

November 12, 2018

Source: Current Diabetes Reports

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study was to present meta-analysis findings across selected clinical trials for the effect of health information technologies (HITs) on glycemic control among 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/