Category list : Endocrine diseases
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Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.
Clinicians can match type 2 diabetes patients to the right drug to improve blood glucose control by factoring in characteristics like body mass index and sex into prescribing decisions, say researchers.
Breathlessness and conditions of restrictive lung disease (RLD), such as pulmonary fibrosis, may be a late complication of type 2 diabetes, according to German researchers.
Nurses are best placed to implement new guidance on caring for frail, elderly diabetes patients, one of its authors has told Nursing Times.
Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of vitamin D deficiency in obese patients, according to Dutch researchers.
Continuous glucose monitors improve glucose control and add to quality of life for patients with type 1 diabetes, and are also cost-effective over manual testing with strips, according to US researchers.
Expectant mothers who are fitter prior to pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to US researchers.
Diabetes and worse blood glucose control are associated with long-term cognitive decline, according to new study of some 5,000 older people in the UK.
Environmental temperatures of over 25 degrees Celsius are associated with a significant increase in the risk of being misdiagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy, warn Greek researchers.
Pregnancy for women with diabetes remains high risk and more work is needed to ensure mothers and babies in Scotland get the best care, say researchers behind a new study.