Individuals with impaired glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes (T2D) may benefit from the substitution of fructose for glucose or sucrose in food or beverages, suggests a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A recent study suggests that elevated fasting plasma glucose (FPG) before treatment predicts a successful dietary weight loss and maintenance among overweight patients consuming diets with a low glycaemic load or with large amounts of fibre and whole grains, according to a study.
Glucose peak >30 minutes appears to be a stronger independent indicator of prediabetes and β-cell function when compared with the monophasic glucose curve shape, according to a study, suggesting that time to glucose peak may be an important tool to enhance prediabetes risk stratification.
A predictor of long-term weight loss is the level of energy restriction achieved at 0.5 years after bariatric surgery, according to a study, adding that weight loss correlates with a changing dietary macronutrient composition.
Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is one of the many complications of diabetes. At the Diabetes Asia 2015 Conference, renowned speaker Dr Mary Cardosa gave an overview on PDN and the approaches to managing this condition.
Pure oats can be safely included in the gluten-free diet (GFD) of children with coeliac disease, concluded researchers at the recent European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) annual meeting held in Athens, Greece.
The inclusion of statins in managing chronic kidney disease (CKD) may help reduce patient mortality from stroke and possibly other cardiovascular events, according to an expert at the 7th Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society (MEMS) Annual Congress.