Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 11

October 16, 2017
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Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

October 16, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: October 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing cells could be an effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes.


Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

October 16, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: October 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than a third.


High risk of conversion to diabetes in first-degree relatives of individuals with young-onset type 2 diabetes: a 12-year follow-up analysis

October 16, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: October 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: First-degree relatives of people with Type 2 diabetes, especially relatives of those with young-onset diabetes, are at high risk for 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/


Use of HbA1c to diagnose type 2 diabetes mellitus among high risk Sri Lankan adults

October 16, 2017

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: October 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aimed to determine the optimal HbA1c cut-off points for detecting diabetes in a high risk population in Sri Lanka.

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/


A study on the glycemic, lipid and blood pressure control of type 2 diabetes patients of Kerala

October 16, 2017

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: October 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Aim of the study was to detect the level of comprehensive diabetes control among the diabetic patients of Kerala, India.

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/


Effects of type 2 diabetes therapies on bone metabolism

October 16, 2017

Source: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetes complications and osteoporotic fractures are two of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in older patients, and they share many features, including genetic susceptibility, molecular mechanisms, and environmental factors.

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/