DIabetes summit Prof. Mathieu concludes that clinical practice lags behind regarding available evidence on management of T2DM. She considers what causes this gap and who needs to act to change it.
Although diabetes care is highly organized in the Netherlands, CV morbidity and mortality rates in T2DM patients have not come down from 2008 to 2016 and life years lost remains considerably high.
Diabetes summit Prof. Cosentino considers the how and why of development of clinical guidelines, in light of new recommendations in the 2019 ESC/EASD diabetes guidelines.
Diabetes summit An expert declaration has been composed on how to bridge the gap between clinical guidelines and daily clinical reality in T2DM care. Bala mentions the policy recommendations in the declaration.
Diabetes summit Prof. Lehmann considers factors that may play a role when diabetes guidelines are not adequately implemented, and how these barriers may be overcome.
In the ADDITION-Cambridge population-based study, 30% of participants achieved remission of T2DM after 5 years, mostly those who lost ≥10% body weight early in the T2DM disease trajectory.
EASD 2019 Study shows that both natural variation in ACE concentrations and lowering blood pressure with ACE inhibitors are associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
EASD 2019 The VERIFY trial demonstrated that early combination therapy using vildagliptin and metformin was superior to a sequential approach involving later intensification in new T2DM
ESC 2019 As a consequence of recent outcome trials of new therapies for diabetes, new treatment recommendations now include use of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1RA.
Adults with clinically normal risk factor profiles, who were randomized to a 25% calorie restriction intervention for 2 years, showed improved insulin sensitivity and metabolic syndrome scores.
EuroPrevent 2019 Prof. Hobbs emphasizes the relevance of targeting CVD prevention in diabetic patients and discusses how can we modify CVD risk factors in these patients.
EuroPrevent 2019 Prof. Jacobs discusses the shift in management of diabetes based on CVOTs and explains underlying mechanisms of benefits with GLP-1RAs in diabetic patients.