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Infographic: Defeating the Effects of Diabetes

Diabetes affects one out of every 20 people on Earth. That equates to almost 347 million people, which is greater than the population of every country in the world except China and India. This infographic from Irish clinic Union Quay Medical Centre gives a well-informed overview of the key points relating to diabetes and tips on how to tackle Type 2 diabetes.

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Adding Second Medication to Metformin?

For a patient with an A1c of 5.7% who has been on metformin plus diet and exercise for the last 6 months, would you add another diabetes medication to the patient’s treatment? Follow the link to share your opinion.

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Question #842

Test Your Knowledge

Based upon a meta-analysis of cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes studies, findings suggest that a 15% relative risk reduction in nonfatal myocardial infarcts is associated with an A1C reduction of approximately: a) .50% b) 1.0% c) 1.5% d) 2.0% Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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New British PM is Type 1

Guest Post by David Kliff, Diabetic Investor Recently we learned the identity of the new British Prime Minister, Theresa May, who, according to a post on www.jdrf.org.uk, is a type 1 diabetic. The post states: “The Home Secretary Theresa May is on course to become the first prime minister who …

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