European Association for the Study of Diabetes

The latest news from the EASD Annual Meeting, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

Meeting News

Early HbA1c control, low variability reduce major adverse CV event risk in type 2 diabetes

September 20, 2019
Once diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, adults who are able to reduce their HbA1c within 12 months can also lower their long-term risk for a major…
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Gluten consumption during infancy tied to type 1 diabetes risk

September 19, 2019
Each 10 g of gluten consumed daily during infancy is associated with a 46% increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes during the next 12 years…
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Workers in manufacturing, driving, cleaning jobs at highest type 2 diabetes risk

September 19, 2019
Swedish adults working in manufacturing, driving and cleaning jobs are three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes when compared with…
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VERIFY: Early addition of vildagliptin outperforms metformin alone, later add-on

September 19, 2019
Among a cohort of adults with recent type 2 diabetes prescribed metformin, those assigned to receive vildagliptin as an add-on therapy maintained…
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ZIP code may indicate mortality risk after hospital admission in type 2 diabetes

September 19, 2019
A person with type 2 diabetes is more likely to die in the 6 months after hospital admission if he or she lives in a disadvantaged neighborhood…
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Menarche, menopause, oral contraceptives influence type 2 diabetes risk

September 18, 2019
Early age at menarche, early age at menopause and the use of oral contraceptives can increase the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by as much as…
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Rate of new diabetes cases may be falling globally

September 18, 2019
Recent studies suggest the rate at which new diabetes cases develop, or diabetes incidence, may be falling, despite a rising diabetes prevalence…
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Weight loss from vegan diet influenced by gut microbiota

September 18, 2019
Adults who ate a vegan diet lost more weight and experienced improved insulin sensitivity compared with those who maintained regular dietary habits…
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SUSTAIN 8: Semaglutide bests canagliflozin in head-to-head type 2 diabetes trial

September 18, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes randomly assigned to a GLP-1 receptor agonist experienced a greater reduction in HbA1c and lost more weight than those…
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Fetal overgrowth present weeks before gestational diabetes diagnosis

September 18, 2019
Ultrasound measurements suggest that fetal abdominal overgrowth is present weeks before pregnant women receive a diagnosis of gestational diabetes…