Fat degrading enzyme implicated in type 2 diabetes
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Investigators at Karolinska Institutet have identified a potential therapeutic target for treatment of obesity-associated metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis. The work, performed ...
Glyburide, metformin have similar effect in gestational DM
16 hours ago
(HealthDay)—For patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), glyburide and metformin are comparable in terms of glucose control and safety, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes in Chinese adults linked to 9 years' loss of life
21 hours ago
Among adults in China, those with diabetes diagnosed in middle age lose, on average, nine years of life compared with those without diabetes, according to new research published in the January 17 issue of JAMA.
Weekly diabetes drug provides similar benefits to daily version
Jan 17, 2017
A weekly dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor was just as effective at controlling type 2 diabetic patients' blood sugar as a daily DPP-4 inhibitor in a recent randomized clinical trial.
Mortality risk in T2DM increased with depression and/or anxiety
Jan 16, 2017
(HealthDay)—For individuals with type 2 diabetes, anxiety symptoms affect mortality risk, independently of depression symptoms, and attenuate the excess mortality associated with depression, according to a study published ...
No cognitive benefit for long-term lifestyle intervention
Jan 12, 2017
(HealthDay)—For overweight and obese adults with diabetes mellitus, a long-term intensive lifestyle intervention does not offer cognitive benefits, according to a study published online Jan. 9 in the Journal of the American ...
Sitagliptin has neutral CV risk effect in elderly with T2DM, CVD
Jan 12, 2017
(HealthDay)—Sitagliptin has a neutral effect on cardiovascular risk among older patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Jan. 5 in Diabetes Care.
Parathyroid hormone linked to arterial stiffness in T1DM
Jan 11, 2017
(HealthDay)—In individuals with type 1 diabetes, parathyroid hormone (PTH) is associated with arterial stiffness, even after adjustment for multiple confounding variables, according to research published online Jan. 6 in ...
Researchers developing portable device for early diabetes detection
Jan 11, 2017
Researchers at the University of Twente, in cooperation with commercial parties, are developing a portable device for detecting type 1 or type 2 diabetes at an early stage. The STW Technology Foundation is funding a research ...
Mathematical model can simulate HbA1c progression in T2DM
Jan 10, 2017
(HealthDay)—A mathematical model (MM) can simulate hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) trajectories in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) models, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.