• Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults and Children

    11 days ago - By Medscape

    In adults it's commonly mistaken for type 2 diabetes, while children are often initially thought to have infections and progress to DKA before the correct diagnosis is made.
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  • Patients with IBD at increased risk for type 2 diabetes

    11 days ago - By Healio

    The chronic intestinal inflammation common in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis appeared to increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
    Tine Jess, MD, DMSc , of the Center for Clinical Research and Prevention at Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues wrote that the gut plays a big part in regulating glucose levels, but few studies have looked at how inflammatory bowel disease might impact the development of diabetes.
    “In addition to nutrient uptake and barrier function, the gut is
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