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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JuniorSTAR half-unit pen to be marketed in Europe

September 30, 2013
A new half-unit insulin reusable pen that can be used with insulin glargine, insulin glulisine or recombinant human insulin has received the CE mark…
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Duodenal-jejunal bypass liner improved glycemic control, weight

September 29, 2013
The duodenal-jejunal bypass liner device was a safe and effective device for the management of obese patients with type 2 diabetes, according to data…
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UKPDS: Risk for diabetes-related death, all-cause mortality no longer significant

September 28, 2013
The risk for diabetes-related death and all-cause mortality, which was initially an area of concern in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study…
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Heart failure hospitalization seen in patients with prior heart failures

September 27, 2013
In the EXAMINE study, alogliptin did not cause a significant increase in heart failure hospitalization, was effective at lowering HbA1c and safe…
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Saxagliptin lowered HbA1c, improved microvascular disease

September 27, 2013
Data from the SAVOR-TIMI 53 trial showed that saxagliptin lowered HbA1c, improved microvascular disease and did not affect the pancreas, according to…
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Breast-feeding not linked to type 1 diabetes in high-risk population

September 26, 2013
An analysis of data from children enrolled in the MIDIA study indicates no association between breast-feeding and the risk for developing type 1…
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Education improved outcomes after transition from pediatric to adult care

September 26, 2013
An education program geared toward patients with type 1 diabetes transitioning from pediatric to adult care yielded improvements in glycemic control…
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Six biomarkers linked to prediction of CVD in type 2 diabetes

September 26, 2013
Researchers have confirmed associations between six biomarkers for the prediction of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes, according to data…
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Muscular electrical stimulation improved insulin sensitivity

September 25, 2013
One week of daily training with muscular electrical stimulation improved insulin sensitivity in more than half of patients with type 2 diabetes in a…
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Significant differences exist between ethnic groups with type 1 diabetes

September 25, 2013
There are significant ethnic differences in the clinical and biochemical parameters of type 1 diabetes, according to data from a large multiethnic…