Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 8 Issue 7

July 18, 2016
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Bicycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes

July 18, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 13 Jul 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell:  Habitual cycling, whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity, is associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine.


Diabetes risk increased for men who get too much, too little sleep

July 18, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 30 Jun 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell:  Getting too much or too little sleep is known to have negative implications for overall health and well-being. Now, a new study has uncovered a sleep-health link that appears to apply to men only: too much or too little sleep may raise their risk of diabetes.


Management of obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care

July 14, 2016

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: July 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article reviews the most recent and strongest evidence-based strategies that may aid physicians in management of obesity in patients with Type 2 diabetes in primary care.

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Research sheds light on type 2 diabetes origin

July 12, 2016

Source: Community Practitioner

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Date of publication: May 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The presence of leptin, a hormone secreted by fat cells that is critical to maintaining energy balance in the body, inhibits the prenatal development of neuronal connections between the brain and pancreas, a new study has found.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library.
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July 12, 2016

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