European Association for the Study of Diabetes

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

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Low C-peptide levels may predict diabetic complications, poor metabolic control

September 17, 2014
Measuring extremely low levels of C-peptide in patients with type 1 diabetes may help predict future complications and HbA1c control, according to a…
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Genetic susceptibility tied to high BMI at all ages

September 17, 2014
An increased risk of having a higher BMI at young, middle and old age is associated with a genetic risk score composed of variants from 31…
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Diabetes predicted long-term mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease

September 17, 2014
Long-term mortality of patients with ischemic heart disease is independently predicted by diabetes, according to research presented at the 50th…
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Serum bicarbonate not independently linked to renal, CV events in diabetic nephropathy

September 16, 2014
Serum bicarbonate was not independently associated with renal or cardiovascular endpoints among a cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes and…
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Insulin sensitivity declines more slowly in whites than South Asians

September 16, 2014
South Asians of Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi origin experience a sharper decline in insulin sensitivity before a diabetes diagnosis compared with…
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Diabetes risks decreased with increased high-fat dairy intake

September 16, 2014
People who consume high amounts of high-fat dairy products have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research presented at the…
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Addition of pioglitazone offers a potential treatment for hypothyroidism

October 3, 2013
The addition of the PPAR-gamma agonist pioglitazone to levothyroxine decreased thyroid-stimulating hormone levels and improved insulin resistance in…
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Patient perspective of care essential for disease management

October 2, 2013
Patients’ self-management capabilities and judgment of quality care correlated with quality of life among patients with diabetes, according to…
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Genes associated with diabetes, obesity could be altered by exercise

October 1, 2013
Genes associated with the development of diabetes and obesity could be altered by long-term exercise, according to data presented at EASD 2013…
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Self-rated health quality linked to clinical symptoms of diabetes

September 30, 2013
Self-rated health quality was positively linked to clinical symptoms and the psychological effect of diabetes, according to preliminary data…