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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Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk

October 16, 2017

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: Public health guideline

In a nutshell: This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes.

 


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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October 16, 2017

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Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 10

September 18, 2017

Predictors of Self-care among the Elderly with Diabetes Type 2

September 18, 2017

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases among the elderly and is also a very serious health problem. Adopting theory-based self-care behaviors is an effective means in managing such diseases.

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/