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.
Eliminate Pre-Diabetes: Diet Comparison
In a randomized controlled trial, 24 men and women with pre-diabetes were assigned to either a diet high in protein or high in carbohydrate.
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.
Beverage Choice: Impact on Prediabetes, Weight
Two studies examined the effects of sugar-sweetened beverages on prediabetes and insulin resistance and of low-calorie beverages on weight loss.