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

Endoscopically implanted device improves glycemic control, weight loss in diabetes, severe obesity

September 14, 2017
Adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and severe obesity saw sustained reductions in body weight and HbA1c after receiving an endoscopically…
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Acarbose fails to lower risk for major adverse CV events in CHD

September 13, 2017
The risk for major adverse cardiovascular events was not reduced in Chinese adults with coronary heart disease treated with acarbose, but the therapy…
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Sotagliflozin effectively reduces HbA1c in type 1 diabetes

September 13, 2017
Sotagliflozin, an SGLT1 and SGLT2 inhibitor, was more effective than placebo for reducing HbA1c in adults with type 1 diabetes who were receiving…
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Similar CV outcomes with pioglitazone, sulfonylureas added to metformin

September 13, 2017
The incidence of cardiovascular events decreased among adults with type 2 diabetes who received pioglitazone or a sulfonylurea as an add-on to…
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Couples may share risks for type 2 diabetes, obesity

September 12, 2017
Among middle-aged adults, a man is more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if his wife has obesity, and both men and women are more likely to develop…
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HbA1c lowering models predict reductions in microvascular, macrovascular complications

September 19, 2016
In adults with type 2 diabetes and known cardiovascular disease, each 1% decrease in HbA1c is associated with a relative risk reduction in…
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Marriage halves risk for overweight in adults with type 2 diabetes

September 19, 2016
Adults with type 2 diabetes who are married and living with their spouse are 50% less likely to develop overweight vs. single adults with diabetes…
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Exenatide, dapagliflozin combination improves glycemic control

September 19, 2016
A combination of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist exenatide and the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin is more effective for improving…
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Anabolic steroid use associated with impaired insulin sensitivity in men

September 19, 2016
Men who abuse or have abused anabolic androgenic steroids have lower insulin sensitivity and more visceral fat than controls, possibly mediated by…
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Semaglutide effective for glycemic control, body weight reduction

September 16, 2016
Adults with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin experienced greater glycemic control and lost more body weight with semaglutide compared with…