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Double diabetes—when type 1 diabetes meets type 2 diabetes: definition, pathogenesis and recognition

Cardiovascular Diabetology

Currently, the differentiation between type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) is not straightforward, and the features of both types of diabetes coexist in one subject. This situation triggered the ne.

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Diabetes Dialogue: Tirzepatide in Type 1 Diabetes, with Viral Shah, MD


Viral Shah, MD, of Indiana University, joins Diabetes Dialogue to discuss a recent proof-of-concept study examining use of tirzepatide in type 1 diabetes.

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DNA methylation risk score for type 2 diabetes is associated with gestational diabetes

Cardiovascular Diabetology

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) share many pathophysiological factors including genetics, but whether epigenetic marks are shared is unknown. We aimed to test whether a.

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Electronic sock detects unhealthy walking style linked to cardiovascular and diabetic complications

Medical Xpress - ECG

An electronic sock that detects an unhealthy walking style linked with diabetes and poor circulation shows promise for preventing foot ulcers and amputation. The novel research is set to benefit the many patients with diabetes who have clogged arteries in the legs and is presented for the first time at EHRA 2024.

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Review identifies disrupted mitochondrial metabolism as a trigger for diabetic cardiomyopathy

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Diabetes is a global health burden. A whopping 536 million people worldwide struggle with diabetes. Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DC) is a serious condition characterized by impaired heart function due to diabetes-related metabolic abnormalities.

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Clear shift in arterial diseases in diabetes

Science Daily - Heart Disease

There has been a redistribution in the risk of arterial disease in type 1 and 2 diabetes. The risks of heart attack and stroke have decreased significantly, while complications in more peripheral vessels have increased in relative importance, according to new studies.

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Statins’ Diabetes Risks and Benefits


A new Lancet study brought statins’ diabetes risks back into the headlines, showing that statins do indeed drive significant increases in new diabetes diagnoses, while arguing that statins’ cardiovascular benefits still far outweigh their diabetes risks.