M. Buysschaert Published in the journal : September 2015 Category : Diabetes and Nutrition

Numerous papers of clinical and therapeutic interest were published in 2015 in the field of diabetology. This article sought to review key messages emerging from these studies, which contribute to an improved management of diabetic subjects. We focused on the “finality” of international guidelines (ADA, EASD) relating to Type 2 diabetes. Therapeutic innovations with DPP-4 inhibitors and SGLT-2 inhibitors are also discussed, along with cognitive disorders in older diabetic patients. Finally, the association between pediatric Type 1 diabetes and psychiatric disorders is addressed.

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Diabetes in Belgium and worldwide: quo vadis?

M. Buysschaert, S. Sadikot Published in the journal : January 2016 Category : Diabetes and Nutrition

Diabetes mellitus is a major health problem for at least two main reasons: the disease's epidemic evolution and the risk of chronic, hyperglycemia-related complications. This article aims at emphasizing the worldwide health problem of (pre)diabetes, while presenting approaches in order to better control the disease and its consequences.

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