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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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.

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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.

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Excess weight may reduce early death risk for older adults with diabetes

June 19, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Many of us are aware of the health risks associated with being overweight or obese. A new study, however, finds that holding some excess weight may actually benefit older adults with diabetes.


Effect modification in the relation between HbA1c and cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

December 5, 2016

Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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Date of publication: 2 Nov 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Strict glycemic control has been shown to reduce cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes, but may also be associated with increased mortality in certain subgroups.

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Diabetes: Excess deaths well down, study indicates

July 7, 2013

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: June 2013

Publication type: News Story

In a nutshell: Recent research from Diabetologia  indicates that the risk of death from diabetes for patients in the UK and Canada has fallen sharply since the mid 1990s, concluding that this may be due to advances in treatment and improved diagnosis.

Length of publication: 1 web page

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Mortality among inpatients with diabetes

June 7, 2012

Source: Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory

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Date of publication: May 2012

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This analysis of mortality among inpatients with diabetes used data on over 13 million hospital admissions to assess case-mix and risk factors. It concludes that inpatients with diabetes are 10% more likely to die than those without the condition. Follow this link to find summary profiles for each trust.

Length of publication: 1 web page (Overview pdf 2 pages)

Acknowledgements: NHS Networks