Efficacy of two telemonitoring systems to improve glycaemic control during basal insulin initiation in patients with type 2 diabetes: The TeleDiab‐2 randomized controlled trial

July 24, 2019
Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: June 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  TeleDiab-2 was a 13-month randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of two telemonitoring systems in subjects with inadequately controlled 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/

Understanding the mechanisms of reversal of type 2 diabetes

May 30, 2019
Source: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: May 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  Type 2 diabetes is a condition mainly caused by excess, yet reversible, fat accumulation in the liver and pancreas. Removal of excess fat from these organs via substantial weight loss can normalise blood glucose levels. 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/

Two for one? Effects of a couples intervention on partners of persons with Type 2 diabetes

March 28, 2019
Source: Diabetic Medicine  Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Apr 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  To compare the outcomes of partners who participated in a telephone couples behavioural intervention to improve glycaemic control in persons with Type 2 diabetes with those of untreated partners of participants in an individual intervention or education. 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/

The benefits of non‐surgical weight management on weight and glycaemic control in people with complex type 2 diabetes

February 27, 2019
Source: Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism  Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Feb 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  Optimizing diabetes management in patients with complex type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and obesity presents challenges. This study evaluates weight and HbA1c at 12 months (primary outcomes) and blood pressure, lipids, medication and lifestyle changes (secondary outcomes) in patients referred by a diabetes specialist (DSN) to the weight management intervention (Slimming World). 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/

Predictors of glycemic management among patients with type 2 diabetes

February 27, 2019
Source: Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Jan 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  Lower level of education and longer duration with diabetes were associated with poor glycemic control. Study outcomes support interventions are needed to target the ongoing educational needs of individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus. 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/

Carbohydrate restriction for glycaemic control in Type 2 diabetes

December 10, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Nov 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To conduct a systematic review and meta‐analysis to evaluate the effect of carbohydrate restriction on glycaemic control in 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/


Systemic effects of periodontitis treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes

November 12, 2018

Source: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Chronic inflammation is believed to be a major mechanism underlying the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes. Periodontitis is a cause of systemic inflammation. We aimed to assess the effects of periodontal treatment on glycaemic control in people 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/