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Diabetes prediction tool overestimates risk and creates unnecessary anxiety

The FINDRISC questionnaire has been used extensively to predict a person's degree of risk for getting type 2 diabetes, but new findings show that it does not adequately identify the most vulnerable individuals.

Diabetes

Cell research offers diabetes treatment hope

A new cell treatment to enhance islet transplantation could help maintain healthy blood sugar levels in Type 1 diabetes without the need for multiple transplants of insulin producing cells or regular insulin injections, research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis will pose clinical, economic burden

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is expected to pose a significant clinical and economic burden during the next 20 years for U.S. patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Jan. ...

Health

Gout incidence down with SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

Adults with type 2 diabetes newly prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor have a lower incidence of gout than those prescribed a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, according to a study ...

Diabetes

Telemedicine visits comparable for glycemic control in T1DM

(HealthDay)—Among patients with type 1 diabetes and suboptimal glycemic control, replacement of an intermediate face-to-face visit with a telemedicine session did not affect outcomes, according to a study published online ...

Diabetes

An out-of-the-box attack on diabetes

A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people, according to research led by scientists at the U.S. ...