Tailored screenings for retinopathy in patients with diabetes could save millions of dollars
8 days ago - By Healio
Fewer eye examinations may be needed for patients with type 1 diabetes, which could result in substantial long-term cost savings, according to a study.Using retinal photographs from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and its longitudinal follow-up Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study, researchers developed a rational screening frequency for retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes. Retinal examinations were performed every 6 months in the DCCT and every 4 years in the EDIC.
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Probiotic may slash risk of women developing gestational diabetes
9 days ago - By NutraIngredients-USA
Daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 may cut the risk of pregnant women developing gestational diabetes by over 40%, says a new study.
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Infant Microbiome May Influence Type 1 Diabetes Development
9 days ago - By Medscape
Changes in the infant microbiome caused by environmental factors such as antibiotic treatment may influence population-level differences in the incidence of type 1 diabetes, say Finnish scientists.
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