Diabetes Gateway

Welcome to BioMed Central's Diabetes Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.


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    Neighborhood effects on diabetes-related health outcomes

    A study of health outcomes in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suggests that food insecurity, neighborhood activities, aesthetics, and social support may be important targets for intervention.

    BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:445
  • Ketoacidosis associated with low-carbohydrate diet in a non-diabetic lactating woman

    This unique case report describes a 32-year-old woman presenting with nausea and vomiting. Clinical signs were compatible with ketoacidosis, which was linked to a low carbohydrate, high fat diet, and potentially aggravated by breastfeeding.

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2015, 9:224
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    Health status before transfer to adult health services

    A cohort study of young people with long term conditions transferring to adult services emphasizes the similarities and differences between groups and highlights that this period coincides with development of identity and increasing healthcare awareness.

    BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:435
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    Early metabolic changes in HCC

    Analysis of pre-diagnostic serum samples from a large European cohort reveals metabolic alterations in the early stages of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), knowledge of which could provide better understanding for prevention and early detection.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:242
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    Renin-angiotensin inhibitor prevention of diabetic kidney disease

    A retrospective cohort study quantifying the preventive effect of antihypertensive treatment using data from specific health check-ups and health insurance claims suggests that treatment with renin-angiotensin inhibitors is potentially useful for preventing the development of diabetic kidney disease.

    BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2015, 16:22


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A. Metin Gülmezoglu

Co-ordinating Editor, WHO Reproductive Health Library