High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Iraqi and Swedish residents in a deprived Swedish neighbourhood - a population based study
- Differences in Body Fat Distribution Play a Role in the Lower Levels of Elevated Fasting Glucose amongst Ghanaian Migrant Women Compared to Men. Nicolaou, Mary; Kunst, Anton E.; Busschers, Wim B.; van Valkengoed, Irene G.; Dijkshoorn, Henriette; Boateng, Linda; Brewster, Lizzy M.; Snijder, Marieke B.; Stronks, Karien; Agyemang, Charles // PLoS ONE;Jun2013, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
Background: Despite higher levels of obesity, West African migrant women appear to have lower rates of type 2 diabetes than their male counterparts. We investigated the role of body fat distribution in these differences. Methods: Cross-sectional study of Ghanaian migrants (97 men, 115 women)...
- Prevalence and 7-year incidence of Type II diabetes mellitus in a Japanese-Brazilian population: an alarming public health problem S.G.A. Gimeno et al. for JBDSG: Diabetes in Japanese migrants. Gimeno, S.; Ferreira, S.; Franco, L.; Hirai, A.; Matsumura, L.; Moisés, R. // Diabetologia;Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p1635
Aims/hypothesis. In 1993, the prevalence of glucose intolerance was studied in a sample of 647 first-generation and second-generation Japanese-Brazilians. Their cohort was followed until 2000, when a second survey was conducted, this included the first and second generations, aged 30 or more...
- 2008 - Intensive glucose control did not prevent important complications in type 2 diabetes. Montori, Victor M.; Malaga, German // ACP Journal Club;9/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p4
The article provides an answer to the question if intensive glucose control prevents adverse outcomes more than standard glucose control in type 2 diabetes.
- Stop prediabetes to prevent Type 2, urge experts. Nelson, Roxanne // Drug Topics;Oct2002 Supplement, Vol. 146 Issue 19, p23
Reports the increase incidence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in the U.S. Normality of the glucose tolerance; Calculation of the prevalence of prediabetes; Accounts on the risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
- SGLT2 INHIBITION: A NOVEL WAY TO TREAT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Fonseca, Vivian // Endocrine Today;Dec2011 Supplement, p8
The article discusses the role of sodium-dependent glucose transporters or sensors (SGLT2) inhibitor in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
- Glucose Control and Vascular Complications in Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes. // New England Journal of Medicine;9/3/2009, Vol. 361 Issue 10, p1028
A correction to the article "Glucose Control and Vascular Complications in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes" that was published in the January 8, 2009 issue is presented.
- DIABETES TODAY: A startling new body of knowledge. Nemchik, Rita // RN;Oct82, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p30
Presents updates on diabetes research as of October 1982. Description of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; Clinical characteristics of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; Discussion on impaired glucose tolerance. INSET: DIABETES: THE WAR IS FAR FROM WON.
- TINSAL-T2D: Salsalate lowered glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes. Costa, Samantha; Fisher, Stacey; Foster, Melissa; Kalvaitis, Katie // Endocrine Today;Jul2012, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p20
The article reports that the results of a Targeting Inflammation Using Salsalate for Type 2 Diabetes (TINSAL-T2D) trial revealed the effectiveness of salsalate in reducing glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Is Alc Always the Best Game in Town to Monitor Type 2 Diabetes? // Infectious Disease Alert;Nov2012 Clinical Briefs in Primary Care, p22
The article focuses on the limitations of A1C in monitoring Type 2 Diabetes due to the process' use of hemoglobin that needs to be exposed to excess glucose for the entire life of a red cell.