Early blood-sugar levels in type 2 diabetes crucial for future prognosis
People who get type 2 diabetes need to gain control of their blood-sugar levels — fast. The years immediately after diagnosis are strikingly critical in terms of their…
Gestational diabetes increases the risk of fetal hypoxia during labour
Sufficiently early identification of lack of oxygen in the fetus enables timely measures to ensure a safe delivery.
Diabetes vaccine gives promising results in a genetic subgroup
A clinical study led by Linköping University, Sweden, and financed by pharmaceuticals company Diamyd Medical has investigated whether immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes can preserve the body’s own…
Physical activity and dietary counselling slows down the development of insulin resistance in children
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that individualised and family-based physical activity and dietary counselling considerably slows down the development of insulin resistance, which…
A glucose-lowering drug can protect kidneys in type 1 diabetes patients
Dapagliflozin, can protect the kidneys in patients with type 1 diabetes. According to results shown in a new study published in the Lancet.