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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Type 1 diabetes disease characteristics differ based on age at diagnosis

Endocrine Today, October 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — A new study reported differing characteristics of type 1 diabetes among different age groups of children.
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Diabetes therapy, cancer connection scrutinized

Endocrine Today, October 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — The relationship between glucagon-like peptide 1-derived diabetes medications and risk for cancer has become a…
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Proposed criteria for gestational diabetes 'justified'

Endocrine Today, October 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — New diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes proposed by the International Association of the Diabetes and…
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Research field buzzing with interest about positive effects of metformin on cancer

Endocrine Today, October 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — As more data become available, excitement continues to build about the possible links between metformin and…
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Diet, exercise intervention increased satisfaction in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

September 16, 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — Introducing diet and exercise programs to patients who are newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes may improve…
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Research suggests increasing HDL reduces CVD risk in diabetes

September 13, 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — Increasing HDL cholesterol levels and preventing declines may be important and effective strategies to reduce…
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New figures highlight worsening diabetes epidemic

September 13, 2011
EASD 47th Annual Meeting LISBON — The number of people with diabetes in 2011 has reached 366 million, according to Diabetes Atlas figures…