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Genetic risk scores help predict type 2 diabetes in people of south Asian origin

Combining a genetic risk score with a clinical risk score improved the prediction of type 2 diabetes in British Pakistani and British Bangladeshi individuals, especially in the young, according to a new study publishing May ...

Diabetes

Growing diabetes epidemic in remote NT communities

A new paper published this week shows rates of diabetes among Aboriginal people in remote Northern Territory (NT) communities are some of the highest in the world and getting worse—with the condition affecting more people, ...

Diabetes

使用新的指导方针会增加糖尿病s screening eligibility

Implementing the new changes in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes screening guidelines would increase screening eligibility among U.S. adults, according to a research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diabetes almost doubles risk of death from COVID

People with diabetes were almost twice as likely to die with COVID and almost three times as likely to be critically or severely ill compared to those without diabetes.

Diabetes

Outcomes worse for children with type 1 diabetes who are Black

Black children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) experience disparities in health outcomes compared with other racial and ethnic groups with similar neighborhood opportunity profiles, according to a study published online May 5 ...

Diabetes

Active brown adipose tissue protects against 'pre-prediabetes'

In a prospective study of young, lean adults, PET/CT imaging revealed that higher levels of active brown adipose tissue (also known as "brown fat") are more prevalent in individuals who exhibit very early indications of metabolic ...