Gestational Diabetes Tied to Youth-Onset Diabetes
Gestational diabetes was associated with higher risk among offspring for diabetes in childhood and adolescence, researchers in Canada reported. Source: Gestational Diabetes Tied to Youth-Onset Read more
Rate of Gastric Emptying Elevated in Well-Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 
Participants with relatively well-controlled type 2 diabetes experience an increased rate of gastric emptying compared with healthy controls. Source: Rate of Gastric Emptying Elevated in Read more
Strategies for preventing calcium oxalate stones
About 10% of people will experience nephrolithiasis in their lifetime, and about 70% of those will have recurrences. About 80% of stones are calcium based, and about 80% of those are Read more
Discovery could help to predict progression of diabetic kidney disease
A US study has identified a key finding which could help people with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) avoid future damage. The Joslin Diabetes Center has identified a group of proteins which Read more
Risk Factors for Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes: The DCCT/EDIC Study
The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) demonstrated that intensive therapy reduced the development and progression of retinopathy in type 1 diabetes (T1D) compared with conventional therapy. The Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study observational follow-up showed persistent benefits. In addition to glycemia, we now examine other potential retinopathy risk factors (modifiable and... Read more Read more
Is a Widely Used T2D Test Off the Mark?
Using the hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) blood test alone missed many cases of diabetes and overestimated the prevalence of normal glucose tolerance, according to researchers here. Source: Is a Widely Used T2D Test Off the Read more
Goitrogens are substances that disrupt the production of thyroid hormones by interfering with iodine uptake in the thyroid gland. This triggers the pituitary to Read more
Metformin may reduce growth of AAA
Among veterans with diabetes and asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm, those who had a prescription for metformin had slower AAA growth than those who did not, according to findings in Read more
Microbiota May Help Discriminate Diverse NAFLD Phenotypes
The goal of the study was to explore the association between fecal and blood microbiota profiles, and the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese versus lean participants. Source: Microbiota May Help Discriminate Diverse NAFLD Read more