Diabetes Mellitus and Gestational Diabetes in Active and Reserve Component Service Members and Dependants (2008-2018)

Research Paper Title Diabetes Mellitus and Gestational Diabetes, Active and Reserve Component Service Members and Dependents, 2008-2018 Background During 2008-2018, a total of 12,582 active component service members received incident diagnoses of any diabetes mellitus (DM), for a crude overall incidence rate of 84.8 per 100,000 person-years. More than four-fifths of incident cases were type… Read More

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Does Losing Weight following Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Boost The Chance of Remission?

Research Paper Title Behaviour change, weight loss and remission of Type 2 diabetes: a community‐based prospective cohort study. Background To quantify the association between behaviour change and weight loss after diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, and the likelihood of remission of diabetes at 5‐year follow‐up. Methods The researchers conducted a prospective cohort study in 867… Read More

What are the Effects of an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Disease?

Research Paper Title History of Cardiovascular Disease, Intensive Lifestyle Intervention, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Look AHEAD Trial. Background To examine the effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) on cardiovascular disease (CVD), the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) trial randomised 5,145 participants with type 2 diabetes and overweight/obesity to a ILI or… Read More

Is there a Link between Type 2 Diabetes & Disturbed Neurovascular Coupling?

Research Paper Title Disturbed neurovascular coupling in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: Evidence from a comprehensive fMRI analysis. Background Previous studies presumed that the disturbed neurovascular coupling to be a critical risk factor of cognitive impairments in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), but distinct clinical manifestations were lacked. Consequently, the researchers decided to investigate the… Read More

Can a Fibre-rich Diet Help Control Diabetes?

A high-veg diet can help treat type 2 diabetes – and it seems to do this by altering gut bacteria. Liping Zhao at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China and his colleagues compared the effects of two diets in people with type 2 diabetes. Over 12 weeks 16 people followed a low-fat, low-carb diet; and 27 people ate a… Read More

Highlighting the Association between Low Cardiorespiratory Fitness & Physical Inactivity as Predictors of Mortality in Men with Type 2 Diabetes

Research Paper Title Low Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Physical Inactivity as Predictors of Mortality in Men with Type 2 Diabetes. Background Although physical activity is recommended as a basic treatment for patients with diabetes, its long-term association with mortality in these patients is unknown. Objective To evaluate the association of low cardiorespiratory fitness and physical inactivity… Read More

What is the Compliance to Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes?

Research Paper Title Compliance to self-monitoring of blood glucose among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and its influential factors: a real-world cross-sectional study based on the Tencent TDF-I blood glucose monitoring platform. Background To investigate the compliance to self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and its influential… Read More