Diabetes mellitus with complications

The global population living with diabetes was estimated at 108 million in 1980, while World Health Organisation figures for 2014 have shown that has nearly quadrupled to 422

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European Commission approves Qtrilmet to improve glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.- AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Qtrilmet (metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets to improve glycaemic...

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Boehringer and Eli Lilly announce outcome of FDA advisory committee meeting for empagliflozin 2.5 mg as adjunct to insulin for adults with type 1 diabetes.

The FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) voted 14 to 2 that the benefits of empagliflozin 2.5 mg...

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Phase III CREDENCE study of Invokana finds benefits for kidney function in diabetic nephropathy.- Janssen Pharma

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced results of an important new analysis from the landmark Phase III...

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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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Guidelines

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management

This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. The guideline aims to reduce variation in practice.

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Type 2 diabetes in adults: management

This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term...

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Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

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Journal articles

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in an Adult Patient With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II: Further Evidence of Extraneural Pathology Due to Survival Motor Neuron 1 Mutation?

Spinal muscular atrophy is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disease caused by homozygous mutation to the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) gene. Historically, spinal muscular atrophy has been considered to almost exclusively...

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Role of diet in type 2 diabetes incidence: umbrella review of meta-analyses of prospective observational studies.

Objective: To summarise the evidence of associations between dietary factors and incidence of type 2 diabetes and to evaluate the strength and validity of these associations.

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Oral manifestations in patients with diabetes mellitus.

The purpose of this article was to increase the knowledge about oral manifestations and complications associated with diabetes mellitus. An overview was performed on Google, especially in recent reliable papers in relation to diabetes...

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Clinical trials

A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes on Metformin With or Without Sulfonylurea (SURPASS-AP-Combo)

The main reason for this study is to compare the study drug tirzepatide to insulin glargine in participants with type 2 diabetes on metformin with or without a sulfonylurea.

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Ertugliflozin Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) Pediatric Study (MK-8835/PF-04971729) (MK-8835-059)

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of ertugliflozin (MK-8835) in pediatric participants with T2DM on metformin with/without insulin. The primary hypothesis of the study is that the addition of ertugliflozin...

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A Research Study Comparing a New Medicine Oral Semaglutide to Sitagliptin in People With Type 2 Diabetes (PIONEER 12)

This study compares 2 medicines for type 2 diabetes: oral semaglutide (a new medicine) and sitagliptin (a medicine doctors can already prescribe). Participants will either get oral semaglutide or sitagliptin - which treatment is decided by chance.

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Robin Hewings

Robin Hewings is the Head of Policy at Diabetes UK. The team find and interpret data, develop policy recommendations and then try to persuade politicians and the public of our case. Mostly working in health, he has been putting together evidence and communications for the last 15 years in ... Read more

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Not everyone is convinced that education courses help people look after their diabetes. And the GP I was chatting to a couple of months ago was one of them. He wasn’t sure they worked. People didn’t seem that interested and he wasn’t really sure what people would learn anyway.

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Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

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Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

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