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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Effect of screening for type 2 diabetes on risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality

October 16, 2017

A controlled trial among 139,075 individuals diagnosed with diabetes in Denmark between 2001 and 2009

Source: Diabetologia

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Date of publication: November 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: There is continuing debate about the net benefits of population screening for type 2 diabetes. We compared the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality among incident cases of type 2 diabetes in a screened group with those in an unscreened group.

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Insulin Therapy Increases Cardiovascular Risk

October 16, 2017

Time for a Sea of Change in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Source: Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Insulin therapy increased cardiovascular (CV) risk and mortality among type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients in several recently reported clinical outcomes trials.

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Hypoglycaemia in the over 75s

October 16, 2017

Understanding the predisposing factors in type 2 diabetes (T2DM)

Source: Primary Care Diabetes

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Our findings suggest that it is variance in blood glucose rather than overall lower blood glucose levels that predisposes older people to hypoglycaemia.

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