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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Glucagon nasal powder viable option for hypoglycemia in children with diabetes

September 15, 2015
Children with type 1 diabetes who experienced insulin-induced hypoglycemia showed a 25 mg/dL rise in plasma glucose within 20 minutes of receiving…
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may improve survival in patients with diabetic foot ulcers

September 15, 2015
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improved long-term survival in patients with diabetes and chronic diabetic foot ulcers, according to recent research…
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Improved HbA1c may lower dementia risk in adults with type 2 diabetes

September 15, 2015
Higher HbA1c levels are associated with an increased risk for dementia in adults with type 2 diabetes, according to study findings presented at the…
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Genetic testing improves type 2 diabetes risk assessment

September 15, 2015
The accuracy of type 2 diabetes risk assessment in the general population could be improved with the implementation of genetic testing, according to…
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Acute coronary syndrome risk higher for women with diabetes than men

September 15, 2015
A 40% increased risk for acute coronary syndromes was found in women with diabetes vs. men with diabetes, according to research presented at the 51st…
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Liraglutide added to basal insulin improved markers in type 2 diabetes

October 2, 2014
Adding liraglutide to basal insulin significantly improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes, with or without metformin, according to…
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Dulaglutide exceeded, matched insulin glargine combo treatments for efficacy, safety

October 1, 2014
Compared with a combination of insulin glargine, metformin and glimepiride, once-weekly dulaglutide demonstrated superiority and noninferiority as a…
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Dulaglutide combo improved glycemic, weight outcomes in type 2 diabetes

October 1, 2014
Patients with type 2 diabetes achieved better glycemic control and gained less body weight with thrice-daily lispro combined with once-weekly…
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Empagliflozin added to metformin effectively treated type 2 diabetes

September 26, 2014
Patients with type 2 diabetes on metformin had greater HbA1c and blood pressure reductions and lost more weight with the addition of empagliflozin…
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Adaptive glycosuria response with SGLT2 therapy holds potential for weight loss

September 25, 2014
An adaptive increase in energy intake occurs with chronic glycosuria, especially in patients who are leaner with preserved renal function, according…