• Early-onset type 2 diabetes risk elevated for South Asian, African Caribbean adults

    20 days ago - By Healio

    South Asian and African Caribbean adults living in north west London are more likely to be diagnosed with early-onset type 2 diabetes than white adults, according to a speaker.
    “We know that early-onset type 2 diabetes is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events and a greater year of life lost compared to those diagnosed later in life,” Shivani Misra, MD, PhD, honorary senior clinical lecturer at Imperial College London and a consultant physician in metabolic medicine and diabetes at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, told Healio. “Whilst some pediatric
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  • Regular use of acid reflux drugs linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes

    20 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Regular use of acid reflux drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs for short, is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds new research.
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  • Lower Type 2 diabetes risk by following a plant-based diet and eating less meat

    Lower Type 2 diabetes risk by following a plant-based diet and eating less meat

    20 days ago - By Natural News

    A review published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found that plant-based diets can help lower a person's risk of Type 2 diabetes by as much as 23 percent. This result was associated not only with vegetarian and vegan diets, but also with more lenient eating patterns that allow the consumption of small amounts of animal-based foods. According to...
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  • Diabetes Remission After Bariatric Surgery Best in Those Not on Insulin

    20 days ago - By Medscape

    Patients with type 2 diabetes who had never used insulin showed sustained remission 10 years after bariatric surgery in a small prospective study.
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  • Top in endocrinology: Once-weekly insulin, weight loss in type 2 diabetes

    20 days ago - By Healio

    The efficacy of an investigational, once-weekly insulin therapy was similar to daily insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to data from a phase 2 trial. It was the top story in endocrinology last week.
    Another top story was about research that showed weight loss can help restore pancreas function among people experiencing type 2 diabetes remission.
    Read these and more top stories in endocrinology below:
    Once-weekly insulin efficacy similar to daily therapy in type 2 diabetes
    Adults with type 2 diabetes assigned to an investigational, once-weekly insulin therapy...
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