Friday, 2 May 2014

Helicobacter pylori infection and diabetes: Is it a myth or fact?

This review probes the possible relationship between H. pylori and diabetes according to epidemiological surveys and discusses putative mechanisms underlying this correlation (World Journal of Gastroenterology)


Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Lessons Learned From the TODAY Study

The significance of the findings from this important trial for the management of youth and young adults with youth-onset type 2 diabetes and its complications is discussed. An aggressive multifaceted approach is needed to prevent or forestall premature microvascular and macrovascular complications in youth-onset type 2 diabetes (Mayo Clinic Proceedings)


Putting the diabetes risk due to statins in perspective: A re-evaluation using the complementary outcome

Statins are associated with only a very small increase in risk of diabetes mellitus. Previous research selected the outcomes with the lower baseline risks and therefore the actual risk associated with statins has been largely over-estimated (Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases)


Effect of insulin analogues on risk of severe hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes prone to recurrent severe hypoglycaemia (HypoAna trial)

Treatment with insulin detemir and aspart in patients with type 1 diabetes and recurrent severe hypoglycaemia resulted in a clinically significant reduced rate of severe hypoglycaemia compared with human insulin (The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology)

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