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Obesity is more prevalent in people with type 1 diabetes than previously thought

People with type 1 diabetes should be screened regularly for obesity and chronic kidney disease, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society'sThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.


Physical activity protects against type 2 diabetes by modifying metabolism

Regular physical activity significantly changes the body's metabolite profile, and many of these changes are associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The study ...


The unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes

With nearly 10% of the world's population affected, type 2 diabetes is a major public health issue. An excessively sedentary lifestyle and excessively caloric diet encourage the development of this metabolic disease by altering ...


ADA updates standards of medical care in diabetes for 2022

(HealthDay)—The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes clinical practice guideline has been updated for 2022 by the American Diabetes Association and published as a supplement to the January issue of Diabetes Care.


Researchers uncover new mechanism for deadly blood clots

Nearly 80 percent of deaths from type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are associated with thrombosis, a condition that occurs when blood clots block a vein or artery. Traditionally, it's been thought that proteins released by ...


Weight loss may repair the brain after stroke in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of stroke and slower recovery from it. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that neurological recovery from stroke is significantly improved in mice with ...


Holidays place extra stress on people managing type 2 diabetes

Nearly half (49%) of people living with type 2 diabetes said managing their condition during a typical fall and winter holiday season is more difficult than other times of the year, according to a new survey for the American ...


Researchers developing model to predict hypoglycemic events

Over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes—approximately 10.5 percent of the country's population—with 1.5 million new diagnoses made each year and an estimated annual cost exceeding $300 billion.


USPSTF: Evidence lacking for T2DM screening in children

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient for assessing the benefits and harms of type 2 diabetes screening in children and adolescents (I statement). ...


A new report shows worrying growth of the diabetes pandemic

Diabetes is rising at an alarming rate. One in 10 adults worldwide—537 million people—now live with the disease. This is higher than the 463 million adults who lived with the condition in 2019. It presents a significant ...


Childhood vaccination schedule not linked to type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—No concerning associations are seen for measures of the recommended immunization schedule with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) among children, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in Pediatrics.


Experimental compound counters diabetic complications

An experimental compound reduced complications of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in mice—not by lowering blood sugar—but by countering its consequences: cell death, inflammation, and organ damage.