Tag Archives: Diabetes

We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part Two: Three Misconceptions

Misconceptions About Diabetes PreventionGetty Diabetes is one of the fastest growing killers, as I discussed in Part 1 of this series. Thirty million adults in the U.S. suffer from it today. Another 84 million have a milder condition, prediabetes, that puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Over time, if current trends… Read More »

Kidney failure link in young with diabetes

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians aged under 50 with type 2 diabetes, a study has found. The study of more than 1.3 million Australians says it is leading to reduced quality of life and greater demand on kidney dialysis and transplantation services. The research, led by Melbourne’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, calls for… Read More »

High prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in people at London HIV clinics

Around a third of people living with HIV receiving care at three large HIV clinics in south London had diabetes or pre-diabetes, while a Liverpool HIV clinic found that 70% of patients with diabetes were not able to achieve targets for blood sugar control, presentations at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection… Read More »