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EASD 2023

09-10-2023 Diabetes and Pregnancy News

Call for closed-loop insulin therapy for all pregnant women with type 1 diabetes

Superior glycemic control for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes with hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy versus standard insulin, suggest the AiDAPT study findings.

ONWARDS 6: Weekly insulin icodec noninferior to daily degludec in type 1 diabetes

Weekly insulin icodec is noninferior to once-daily insulin degludec in people with type 1 diabetes, indicate findings from the ONWARDS 6 trial.

Tirzepatide enhances anti-obesity effects of intensive lifestyle intervention

27-10-2023 Obesity News

SURMOUNT-3 results indicate tirzepatide can enhance the weight loss achieved following an intensive lifestyle intervention.

Faster aspart feasible for pregnant and breastfeeding women with diabetes

12-10-2023 Diabetes and Pregnancy News

The insulin analog faster aspart is a viable alternative to insulin aspart as a treatment for pregnant and breastfeeding women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

SURPASS-6: Tirzepatide add-on boosts type 2 diabetes control

09-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

The SURPASS-6 findings support the addition of tirzepatide to basal insulin for people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, demonstrating significant improvements in mean glycated hemoglobin and other benefits compared with use of adjunct insulin lispro.

Webinar | 08-11-2023 | 18:00 (CET)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

Prof. Mike Lean
Prof. Falko Sniehotta
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Insulin production maintained longer with antiviral medication

10-10-2023 Type 1 Diabetes News

A new phase 2 study shows that the insulin-producing function of beta cells is preserved for longer periods of time in people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes who are treated with antivirals pleconaril and ribavirin.

Three years of real-world data with GLP-1 receptor agonist semaglutide

10-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

Real-world data from 23,442 patients taking weekly semaglutide injections shows improvement in weight and HbA1c levels over a 3-year period, with more pronounced results in patients with greater adherence to treatment.

Increased risk of cardiovascular death in adults with low muscle mass

Low muscle mass increases risk of all-cause mortality in people with diabetes, with double the risk for cardiovascular-disease-related deaths compared to those with normal muscle mass.

High risk of chronic kidney disease after gestational diabetes

11-10-2023 Gestational Diabetes News

Women who have experienced gestational diabetes have a higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease, with an increased risk of 92% compared to women without GDM.

10-10-2023 Obesity News

SURMOUNT-4 demonstrates maintained weight loss with tirzepatide

Findings from SURMOUNT-4 indicate once-weekly tirzepatide is superior to placebo for maintaining weight loss in people with obesity without diabetes.

Real-world study shows reduction in microvascular complications with SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP1 receptor agonists

10-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

Both SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists have been shown to lower the risk of microvascular complications over a 5-year period in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a large retrospective cohort analysis.

Higher mortality rate after heart attack in type 1 diabetes

10-10-2023 Type 1 Diabetes News

In the past 15 years, mortality rates after a first heart attack have dropped significantly for people with type 2 diabetes but this is not the case for people with type 1 diabetes.

Myocardial infarction and heart failure in young patients with type 2 diabetes

11-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

Adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of myocardial infarction and heart failure compared to their peers with type 1 diabetes.

More attention needed for depression in complicated diabetes

11-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

Diabetes increases the risk of development of depressive symptoms, with this study finding a significant linear relationship between diabetes severity and risk of depression.

09-10-2023 Type 2 Diabetes News

Meta-analysis points to tirzepatide superiority for type 2 diabetes HbA1c and weight outcomes

A network meta-analysis indicates that tirzepatide is likely superior to semaglutide for type 2 diabetes reductions in HbA1c and weight loss.

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Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes

Watch the official ESC video recording of the presentation of the international guideline for prevention and management of CVD in patients with diabetes.

Overcoming clinical inertia in type 2 diabetes (Link opens in a new window)

Discussion-based webcast addressing the causes of clinical inertia in type 2 diabetes.

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Episode 3: Unravelling resistant hypertension

Resistant hypertension is a difficult to treat and often misunderstood phenomenon that continues to frustrate cardiologists. In this episode, Professors Morris Brown and Bryan Williams debate the causes of resistant hypertension and explore novel treatment options.

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Further Reading

Dietary management of diabetes

Nutrition Guideline

New evidence-based European guidelines provide strengthened and expanded recommendations on dietary management of type 2 diabetes, including dietary patterns, environmental sustainability, food processing, and patient support.

Heterogeneity of glycaemic phenotypes in type 1 diabetes

Open Access Type 1 Diabetes Original Research

Over the past 25 years, the knowledge about type 1 diabetes has rapidly expanded leading to progress in clinical disease management, including continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pumps and hybrid closed-loop insulin systems (HCLs).

Effects of metformin on the glucose regulation, lipid levels and gut microbiota in high-fat diet with streptozotocin induced type 2 diabetes mellitus rats

Open Access Metformin Original Article

The recent rise in high-salt, high-fat, and high-sugar diets has led to a gradual annual increase in the incidence of diabetes, posing a threat to human health [ 1 ]. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) accounts for 95% of all diabetes cases. The …