Friday, 24 October 2014

New study to prevent type 1 diabetes planned for Diamyd Medical’s diabetes vaccine

A new study is planned for the Diamyd® diabetes vaccine that will comprise 80 children with high risk of presenting with type 1 diabetes. The aim is to test whether the diabetes vaccine can prevent or delay the onset in the children (Diamyd)

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults With Low-Titer GAD Antibodies: Similar Disease Progression With Type 2 Diabetes: A Nationwide, Multicenter Prospective Study (LADA China Study 3)

In selected LADA patients, initial GADA titers identified subjects with different degrees of persistent autoimmunity and disease progression. LADA patients with a low GADA titer had metabolic phenotypes and loss of ß-cell function similar to type 2 diabetic patients (Diabetes Care)

Benefits of Chinese medicine among patients with diabetic foot: an expert review from clinical studies

It is becoming increasingly important for integrated CM and biomedicine therapy to treat diabetes-related vascular complications. The opportunities for effective CM interventions are significant, and more solid evidence is warranted to show the efficacy of CM in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in the near future (Current Vascular Pharmacology)

The validation of cardiovascular risk scores for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

All 10 evaluated models had a comparable and moderate discriminative ability. The recalibrated, but not the original, prediction models provided accurate risk estimates. These models can assist clinicians in identifying type 2 diabetes patients who are at low or high risk of developing CVD (Heart)

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