Adherence to Diabetes Dietary Guidelines Assessed Using a Validated Questionnaire Predicts Glucose Control in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

February 5, 2018

Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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Date of publication: Feb 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The purpose of this study was to determine predominant deviations from Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) nutrition therapy guidelines for Canadians with type 2 diabetes as a prelude to developing relevant interventions.

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Protein Intake, Especially Vegetable Protein Intake, Is Associated with Higher Skeletal Muscle Mass in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

November 13, 2017

Source: Journal of Diabetes Research

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Date of publication: October 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Protein intake is important for maintaining muscle mass in general population. However, it remains to be made clear the association between dietary protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in elderly patients 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/


Coffee compound may prevent type 2 diabetes

September 18, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: Sept 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Researchers have found that cafestol – a bioactive compound present in coffee – increased insulin secretion, reduced fasting glucose levels, and improved insulin sensitivity in mice.


Too much salt could increase diabetes risk

September 18, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: Sept 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Researchers suggest that sodium – which we commonly ingest through salt, or sodium chloride – could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.


Type 2 diabetes caused by buildup of toxic fat, study suggests

November 7, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 4 November 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Although obesity is a risk factor for this condition, new research suggests it might only be a certain kind of fat that produces type 2 diabetes.


Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy may raise offspring’s diabetes risk

November 7, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 7 November 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Children born to mothers who had vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may be at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, a new study finds.


Mixed methods study of engagement in behaviors to prevent type 2 diabetes among employees with pre-diabetes

September 19, 2016

Source: BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Most employees found to have pre-diabetes through a workplace screening were engaged in a recommended preventive behavior 3 months after the screening. This engagement could be enhanced by optimizing motivation and risk perception as well as leveraging social networks and external supports.