Diabetes Tied to Faster Progression to Overt Heart Failure

Via Peters

Diabetes, especially when uncontrolled, is strongly associated with progression to overt heart failure in patients with preclinical signs of heart failure, a new study shows. “Until now, studies of diabetes and heart failure have mainly been done in patients with overt heart failure. The novelty of this study is that […]

Type 1 and Type 2

Via Peters

Diabetes impacts your body’s ability to control your blood sugar (glucose) levels. Uncontrolled blood sugar can lead to serious complications, which is why monitoring your blood sugar and keeping it within recommended ranges is so important. Your recommended blood sugar range can be impacted by a variety of factors such […]

Peripheral Arterial Disease Prevalence with Diabetes

Via Peters

Introduction Neuropathy prevalence in people with diabetes1 and the annual diabetes-related lower extremity amputation rate2 are high in Barbados. Diabetic foot disease accounts for 89% of diabetes-related admissions to the island’s main hospital.3 Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a major risk factor for lower extremity amputation in people with diabetes […]

Effect of active vitamin D treatment on development of type 2 diabetes: DPVD randomised controlled trial in Japanese population

Via Peters

Abstract Objective To assess whether eldecalcitol, an active vitamin D analogue2, can reduce the development of type 2 diabetes among adults with impaired glucose tolerance. Design Double blinded, multicentre, randomised, placebo controlled trial. Setting Three hospitals in Japan, between June 2013 and August 2019. Participants People aged 30 years and […]

Experts Endorse Plant-Based Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Via Peters

Many adults can achieve remission of type 2 diabetes with a primary intervention consisting of a diet that emphasizes whole, plant-based foods, according to a new publication from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). The document was developed to assist clinicians treating adults with type 2 diabetes, with the […]

Islet cell replacement and transplantation immunology in a mouse strain with inducible diabetes

Via Peters

Generation, genetics, and immunological phenotypes of B6 RIP-DTR mice RIP-DTR mouse strains were initially generated and maintained on mixed B6/CBA genetic backgrounds for studies of beta cell regeneration7,10,11. To make an inbred strain of RIP-DTR mice for transplantation studies, we repeatedly backcrossed to B6.SJL-Ptprca Pepcb/BoyJ mice, commonly referred to as […]

Gestational diabetes mellitus and adverse pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Abstract Objective To investigate the association between gestational diabetes mellitus and adverse outcomes of pregnancy after adjustment for at least minimal confounding factors. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources Web of Science, PubMed, Medline, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, from 1 January 1990 to 1 November 2021. Review […]