Self-monitoring blood glucose improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetes without intensive treatment

June 18, 2018

Source: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

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Date of publication: Aug 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effect of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) on glycemic control in patients with type 2 Diabetes (T2D).

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Presence of chronic diabetic foot ulcers is associated with more frequent and more advanced retinopathy

June 18, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To clarify the frequency and severity of diabetic retinopathy in a group of people with Type 2 diabetes and chronic diabetic foot ulcers, and to compare visual acuity, levels of retinopathy and clinical significant macular oedema with a matched control group of people with Type 2 diabetes without a history of chronic diabetic foot ulcers.

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Frailty Risk in Hospitalized Older Adults with and without Diabetes Mellitus

June 18, 2018

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To determine the extent of frailty in hospitalized older adults with and without DM using a 16‐item Frailty Risk Score (FRS) and assess the role of frailty in predicting 30‐day rehospitalization, discharge to an institution, and in‐hospital mortality.

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Physical activity and sedentary behaviour of adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review

June 18, 2018

Source: Practical Diabetes

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Regular physical activity and low levels of prolonged sedentary behaviour are important lifestyle recommendations for the management of type 2 diabetes. This systematic review collates and summarises published research reporting on physical activity and sedentary behaviour of adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Use of point‐of‐care HbA1c measurement to estimate the level of undiagnosed diabetes mellitus among 67‐year‐old participants in a cardiovascular screening programme

June 18, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To determine the prevalence of unidentified diabetes mellitus among 67‐year‐olds in Denmark participating in a screening programme focusing on cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and to describe glycaemic levels in individuals according to point‐of‐care HbA1ccombined with self‐reported diabetes status.

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Improved glycaemic control and treatment satisfaction with a simple wearable 3‐day insulin delivery device among people with Type 2 diabetes

June 18, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To evaluate the PAQ® (CeQur SA, Horw, Switzerland), a wearable 3‐day insulin delivery device that provides set basal rates and bolus insulin on demand, in people with Type 2 diabetes.

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Arterial stiffness in people with Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea

May 29, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To examine whether people with Type 2 diabetes with concurrent obstructive sleep apnoea have increased arterial stiffness as compared with people with Type 2 diabetes without obstructive sleep apnoea.

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