News 08 May 2019 Reuters Health

Bacteria strains in diabetic wounds linked to impaired healing

Different strains of bacteria in diabetic foot ulcers are associated with clinical outcomes and therapeutic efficacy, US researchers report.
Specialist Update 06 May 2019 Clare Pain

Lifestyle changes keep type 2 diabetes at bay for four years

Three decades after a trial of diet and exercise in those with glucose intolerance, patients are still reaping big benefits, leading to a call to roll out lifestyle programs for type 2 diabetes prevention worldwide.
Specialist Update 06 May 2019 Kemal Atlay

Further genital gangrene cases linked to SGLT-2 inhibitors

Doctors are being reminded about the threat of a rare genital gangrene in patients with type 2 diabetes taking SGLT-2 inhibitors, as researchers detail more post-marketing cases.
Specialist Update 06 May 2019 Reuters Health

Denosumab and alendronate provide similar fracture outcomes: study

Rates of osteoporotic fracture are similar three years after starting either denosumab or alendronate, according to a real-world Danish population-based cohort study.
Therapy Update 06 May 2019 Dr Cecilia Pham, Dr Rajna Ogrin, Associate Professor Elif Ekinci

A GP's guide to managing diabetes-related foot ulceration

Diabetes-related foot ulceration is a complication associated with significant mortality and morbidity for people with diabetes.
News 18 April 2019

Diabetes drug combo safe for type 2 patients with CKD

Adding two classes of diabetes medications to the drug regimens of patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease can reduce both blood glucose levels and albuminuria, a study shows.
Specialist Update 17 April 2019 Clare Pain

Diabetes drug combo safe for type 2 patients with CKD

Adding two classes of diabetes medications to the drug regimens of patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease can reduce both blood glucose levels and albuminuria, a study shows.
Specialist Update 17 April 2019 Reuters Health

Metformin linked to worse cognition in older people

Metformin is associated with worse cognitive function in older adults, which could be explained by vitamin B deficiency, new research suggests.
Specialist Update 17 April 2019 Reuters Health

Hyponatremia associated with osteoporosis in epilepsy

In patients with epilepsy, hyponatremia is associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis, researchers from Denmark report.
News 11 April 2019 Reuters Health

Insulin pump no better than injections in kids

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion provides no benefit over multiple daily injection regimens in children and young people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, UK researchers report.