Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 10 Issue 11

October 15, 2018
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Type 2 diabetes: A protective factor for COPD?

October 15, 2018

Source: Primary Care Diabetes

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are common comorbidities. COPD is a known risk factor for incident T2DM, however few studies have examined the relationship in reverse. The primary aim of this study was to compare the incidence of COPD in people with and without T2DM.

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Effects of lifestyle changes on adults with prediabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis

October 15, 2018

Source: Primary Care Diabetes

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  To assess the efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of lifestyle intervention, compared with treatment as usual in people with prediabetes.

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Challenges in everyday life among recently diagnosed and more experienced adults with type 2 diabetes

October 15, 2018

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Learning self‐management of type 2 diabetes includes mastering the skills required to complete complex emotional and physical tasks. A service developed with the participation of stakeholders may be an alternative way to meet rising needs for self‐management.

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Cognitive functioning and structural brain abnormalities in people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

October 15, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Sept 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with cognitive dysfunction, but the underlying structural brain correlates are uncertain. This study examined the association between cognitive functioning and structural brain abnormalities in people with long‐standing Type 2 diabetes.

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Physical symptom complaints, cognitive emotion regulation strategies, self‐compassion and diabetes distress among adults with Type 2 diabetes

October 15, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Sept 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetes‐related distress is common among adults with Type 2 diabetes and is consistently associated with poorer self‐management and treatment outcomes.

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What role do carbohydrates, fats and proteins have in the management of Type 2 diabetes?

October 15, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Sept 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Diabetes research tends to reflect the interests of academics or the pharmaceutical industry, rather than those of people living with Type 2 diabetes. The James Lind Alliance and Diabetes UK addressed this issue by defining the research priorities of people living with Type 2 diabetes. Three of the top 10 research priority questions focused on lifestyle.

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