How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance
Scientists conducted a small study of the 30-day fasting practice of Ramadan and found evidence of significant metabolic benefits. Source: How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin Read more
Abnormal sleep patterns raise HbA1c levels in prediabetes, untreated type 2 diabetes
Adults with prediabetes or untreated type 2 diabetes who sleep fewer than 5 hours or more than 8 hours per night tend to have higher blood glucose levels than those who sleep between 7 and Read more
Type 1 Diabetes Has Early Adverse Effects on Bone Mineral Density 
For children with type 1 diabetes(T1D), adverse effects on bone mineral density (BMD) begin early in the course of disease, according to study results published in The Journal of Clinical Read more
Lifestyle intervention leads to reduced medication in new type 2 diabetes study
A Dutch lifestyle intervention has helped people with type 2 diabetes reduce their medication doses over a six-month period. Compared to before the study, average HbA1c levels dropped by 5 Read more
Glycemic control, disease duration predict fracture risk in type 1 diabetes
Long disease duration and an HbA1c of at least 7.9% are independent risk factors for sustaining multiple fractures among adults with type 1 diabetes, according to findings from a Read more
HbA1c, insulin use predict real-world response to GLP-1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes
A patient’s response to GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy in type 2 diabetes depends on several pretreatment characteristics, including baseline HbA1c, diabetes duration, age and use of Read more
Rising pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis numbers a result of underdiagnosed diabetes
The number of children with type 1 diabetes who present with diabetic ketoacidosis is increasing by 2% per year, and this may be due to underdiagnosing of diabetes, according to findings Read more
CGM, machine learning reveal dysglycemia phenotypes in type 1 diabetes
Researchers have identified three distinct patterns of dysglycemia in adolescents with type 1 diabetes using a combination of blinded continuous glucose monitoring data and machine-learning Read more
Folic acid supplements show potential as ‘novel’ protective measure for gestational diabetes
Women who take at least 400 µg per day of folic acid supplements before they become pregnant may be at lower risk for the development of gestational diabetes, according to findings Read more
Home OGTT viable alternative to clinic-based test
A home oral glucose tolerance test may be able to provide sensitivity and specificity measures that compare favorably with laboratory analysis, according to findings published in Diabetic Read more