Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 8

July 24, 2017
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Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

July 24, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years.

 


Common chemicals in plastic linked to chronic disease

July 24, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: A research team from Australia has recently investigated some chemicals commonly found in plastics. They demonstrated a link between higher levels of these chemicals in urine and increases in cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension in men.

 


Glycaemic outcomes of an Individualised treatMent aPproach for oldER vulnerable patIents: A randomised, controlled stUdy in type 2 diabetes Mellitus (IMPERIUM)

July 24, 2017

Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To compare the glycaemic outcomes of 2 glucose-lowering treatment strategies in vulnerable (moderately ill and/or frail) patients aged ≥65 years with type 2 diabetes whose individual HbA1c targets were not met with diet/exercise and/or oral antihyperglycaemic medications (OAMs).

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/


Body mass index and all-cause mortality among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

July 24, 2017

Source: European Journal of Internal Medicine

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: In an outpatient T2DM Mediterranean population sample, low BMI predicted all-cause mortality only in males.

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/


Incretin based treatments and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

July 24, 2017

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To assess the impact of incretin based treatment on all cause mortality in 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/


Impact of mulberry leaf extract on type 2 diabetes

July 24, 2017

Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Mulberry leaves have been used anecdotally in Asia to treat many disease states, including glucose abnormalities. Animal and human studies illustrate potential benefit of mulberry leaf extract (MLE) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2). The purpose of this study is to evaluate the glycemic and safety effects of MLE in patients with DM2.

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/