Obstructive sleep apnoea in Type 2 diabetes mellitus

September 26, 2019
Source: Diabetic Medicine Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Oct 19; 36 (10) Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell: To explore the relationship between people with Type 2 diabetes, who are overweight or obese, and obstructive sleep apnoea. 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/

Obstructive sleep apnoea in Type 2 diabetes mellitus

May 30, 2019
Source: Diabetic Medicine Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Apr 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  The aim of this analysis was to determine obstructive sleep apnoea prevalence in people with Type 2 diabetes in a national primary care setting, and to explore the relationship between patient characteristics and obstructive sleep apnoea. 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/

Obesity and type 2 diabetes: Also linked in therapeutic options

April 25, 2019
Source: Endocrinología, Diabetes y Nutrición (English ed.) Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Mar 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  The prevalence of obesity has increased worldwide over the past decades. Obesity is associated with multiple comorbidities, such as type 2 diabetes, that generates a great impact on health and economy. Weight loss in these patients leads to glycemic control so it is a target to achieve. 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/

Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Macrovascular Disease Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Severe Obesity

December 10, 2018

Source: JAMA

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Macrovascular disease is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes, and medical management, including lifestyle changes, may not be successful at lowering risk.

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Fat Versus Carbohydrate-Based Energy-Restricted Diets for Weight Loss in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

November 12, 2018

Source: Current Diabetes Reports

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Date of publication: Oct 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Low-carbohydrate diets were shown to decrease postprandial glucose levels whereas high-carbohydrate, low-fat diets are considered cardio-protective.

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Sex-related differences in the prevalence of cognitive impairment among overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes

October 15, 2018

Source: Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association

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Date of publication: Sept 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Type2 diabetes mellitus and obesity may increase risks for cognitive decline as individuals age. It is unknown whether this results in different prevalences of cognitive impairment for women and men.

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/