EASD 2016

DURATION-8: Combo Exenatide, Dapagliflozin Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

DURATION-8: Combo Exenatide, Dapagliflozin Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

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Combination exenatide and dapagliflozin had an adequate safety profile and improved glycemic measures and cardiovascular risk factors.

How Common Is Major Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes?

How Common Is Major Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes?

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A 2-year multinational study examined the correlation between type 2 diabetes and current or past episodes of major depressive disorder.

Nap Length Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

Nap Length Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

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Pooled analysis of more than 300 000 participants revealed a J-shaped relation between nap length, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome risk.

SUSTAIN-6: Cardiovascular Safety of Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

SUSTAIN-6: Cardiovascular Safety of Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

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Researchers found the cardiovascular safety of semaglutide was noninferior to placebo in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.

Genetic and Environmental Factors May Interact to Increase Obesity Risk

Genetic and Environmental Factors May Interact to Increase Obesity Risk

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Lifestyle factors appear to have the greatest effect on the risk for obesity in those with the most obesogenic genes.

Certain Fatty Acids Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Certain Fatty Acids Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

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Consumption of total omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was tied to type 2 diabetes risk in women.

Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

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Gestational diabetes diagnoses may be more common in the summer than winter.

Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Young Men May Lead to Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Young Men May Lead to Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

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Young men who abuse anabolic steroids may place themselves at higher risk for cardiometabolic disorders.

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Poses No Safety Concern for UK Commercial Pilots

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Poses No Safety Concern for UK Commercial Pilots

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Commercial airline pilots in the United Kingdom who were treated with insulin were able to fly with glucose readings at safe levels.

ANGPTL2 Linked With Death, MACE in Type 2 Diabetes

ANGPTL2 Linked With Death, MACE in Type 2 Diabetes

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Higher levels of angiopoietin-like 2 (ANGPTL2) are tied to an increased risk for death in type 2 diabetes.

Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

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Babies born to mothers with gestational or pregestational diabetes were more likely to have fetal malformations and other adverse outcomes.

Modifying Discretionary Food Intake Had Modest Impact on Diet Quality of Australians

Modifying Discretionary Food Intake Had Modest Impact on Diet Quality of Australians

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Foods or beverages high in saturated fat and added sugar or salt, contribute to more than one-third of the energy intake of Australians.

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