Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 2

February 6, 2017

Factors associated with early insulin initiation in Type 2 diabetes

February 6, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Feb 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To examine the patient characteristics associated with early initiation of insulin after a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes.

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Altered walking strategy and increased unsteadiness

February 6, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Jan 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To investigate alterations in walking strategy and dynamic sway (unsteadiness) in people with impaired glucose tolerance and people with Type 2 diabetes in relation to severity of neuropathy and vitamin D levels.

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Improving the Detection of Foot Abnormalities in Patients With Diabetes

February 6, 2017

Source: Clinical Diabetes 

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Date of publication: Jan 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetic foot abnormalities, including ulcers and lower-extremity amputations, are associated with substantial morbidity, loss of quality of life, and disability and are very costly for the individuals affected, their families, and society as a whole.

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Systolic Blood Pressure and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

February 6, 2017

Source: Diabetes 

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Date of publication: Feb 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Observational studies have shown that elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) is associated with future onset of type 2 diabetes, but whether this association is causal is not known.

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Diabetic macular oedema

February 6, 2017

Source: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Date of publication: Feb 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Fuelled by the global increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and increasing lifespan of people with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy has remained the leading cause of preventable vision loss among working-age people worldwide.

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February 6, 2017

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