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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Excessive daytime sleepiness, long naps related to increased risk for type 2 diabetes

September 18, 2015
Excessive daytime sleepiness and long naps may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, while short naps do not increase the risk, according to study…
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Gut microbiota more altered after gastric bypass than sleeve gastrectomy

September 18, 2015
More alterations in gut microbiota are found after gastric bypass surgery compared with sleeve gastrectomy, according to study findings presented at…
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Praluent, Repatha show promise for LDL reduction

September 18, 2015
Recent study data presented at the 51st European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting suggest that two PCSK9 inhibitors, Praluent and…
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Jardiance reduces risk for CV death, all-cause mortality in adults with type 2 diabetes and CVD history

September 17, 2015
The SGLT2 inhibitor Jardiance significantly reduced the risk for cardiovascular death and all-cause mortality in adults with type 2 diabetes and an…
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Twins with higher BMI show decreased brain activity while viewing high-calorie food

September 17, 2015
Identical twins with different body weights experienced different brain responses when viewing high- and low-calorie foods, with the heavier…
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TSH level increases may be related to type 2 diabetes risk

September 17, 2015
Type 2 diabetes risk may be elevated by increasing thyroid-stimulating hormone levels, rather than by baseline TSH levels, according to study…
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Testosterone therapy improves cholesterol, HbA1c, body composition in men with type 2 diabetes

September 16, 2015
Men with type 2 diabetes and low testosterone treated with 12 months of testosterone therapy saw improvements in lipid profiles, glycemic control and…
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Defective beta-cell function, insulin resistance found in newly diagnosed diabetes

September 16, 2015
Defective beta-cell function and insulin resistance are commonly found among patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, and their presence alone…
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Women with diabetes at higher risk for acute MI than men

September 16, 2015
Women with diabetes are more likely than men with diabetes to experience acute myocardial infarction, with a “risk window” that increases…
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Metabolic derangements linked to hepatic fat in NAFLD

September 16, 2015
Metabolic derangements and increased homeostasis model assessment index are both associated with hepatic fat in patients with nonalcoholic fatty…