Study shows dramatic long-term complications in youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Researchers report that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in their youth are, by young adulthood, at risk of serious complications. The findings from the TODAY2 study (Treatment Options for type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth) appeared in the NEJM/New England Journal of Medicine on July 28, 2021. “Youth-onset of type 2 diabetes is associated with an accumulation of diabetes-related complications […]

Semaglutide leads to significant weight loss in Type 2 diabetes patients

Article by Bruce Sylvester. Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and treated with weekly semaglutide have achieved an average weight loss of almost 10kg, researchers reported on March 2, 2021  in The Lancet. Put in other terms, two-thirds of subjects treated with weekly injections of a 2.4mg semaglutide lost at least 5% of their body weight and achieved significant improvement in […]