Effect of Probiotics on Gestational Diabetes
A randomized placebo controlled trial examined the effect of probiotics on gestational diabetes.
New Diagnostic Term for Obesity
The new term is not meant merely to “re-brand” obesity, but to frame it as a chronic disease with distinct complications.
Fresh Fruit: Impact on Diabetes & Complications
Fruit may not be viewed as being as healthy as fresh vegetables for patients with diabetes because of its relatively high sugar content.
Screen Time and Insulin Resistance in Children
The health effects of sedentary behavior, such as screen time, include adiposity & T2DM risk in adults. How does screen time affect children?
Interesting T2DM: Pharmacotherapy & Obesity Outcomes
Our April list includes CV events with DPP-4 or SGLT2 inhibitors vs. insulin, and impact of obesity on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and thyroid function.
Can Liraglutide Delay Diabetes Onset?
Researchers compared time to onset of diabetes in a group of patients with obesity and pre-diabetes treated with liraglutide or placebo.
Interesting T2DM: Diabetic Retinopathy & Drug News
Our February list includes a newly approved drug combo, the ADA’s position statement on diabetic retinopathy, and lifestyle intervention studies.
Chocolate and Type 2 Diabetes: a Healthy Habit?
Compounds in cocoa and chocolate have known cardiovascular benefits. Could habitual chocolate intake lower the risk of type 2 diabetes as well?
Bariatric Surgery: Long-Term Weight Loss Durability
Does bariatric surgery result in long-term maintenance of weight loss? Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a cohort study with 10-year and 4-year follow-up.
Interesting T2DM: Neuropathy Care & Oral Tx Update
Our January list includes new care guidelines for neuropathy, updates to oral medication recommendations, and long-term RYGB outcomes for adolescents.
Bariatric Surgery: Effects on CV Health, Diabetes
Researchers investigated the impact of bariatric surgery on cardiovascular health & diabetes, as well as statin therapy & visceral adipose tissue.
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