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Severe Hypoglycemia Associated with CV Mortality Risk in Type 1

A previous history of severe hypoglycemia is linked to increased death rates after a cardiovascular event in type 1 diabetes patients...


Is Type 2 Diabetes an Inflammatory Disease?

Macrophages, a type of immune cell, were found invading pancreatic tissue during the early...


Link between Free Fatty Acids and Acute MI, Type 2 Diabetes

Free fatty acids may play an important role in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases...



Doctors Perform the First Bariatric Embolization to Treat Obesity

Catheter-based procedure expected to decrease hormone responsible for appetite...


Hemodialysis at Home Provides Better Outcomes

Convenience, cost, frequency contribute to decrease in mortality rates...


Any Pain Medication Said Effective When Treating Diabetic Nerve Pain

Prescribers can consider cheaper drugs until further studies are done...


Exercising Shows Benefit for Chronic Kidney Disease

Low-intensity home exercise program improves physical performance in dialysis patients...


PAD, Heart Failure Shown Most Common Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes

Prevention methods differ from standard stroke and myocardial infarction presentations in T2DM patients...


Hospital Guidelines To Help Manage T2DM Diabetes in Discharged Patients

The use of a discharge algorithm based on admission HbA1c results in lowered HbA1c levels….


Weight Loss Surgery Helps People Regain Health and Reduces Healthcare Bill – UK Report

Sixty-five percent of patients with type 2 diabetes showed no indication of diabetes two years after surgery and were able to stop their diabetic medications…


Body Clock Gene Expression Rush Hour Discovered

Penn Medicine study has implications for 100 top-selling US drugs, half of which target daily-oscillating genes...


Further Link Sought Between Skin and Autoimmune Disorders

Patients with vitiligo found to have higher prevalence of diabetes and thyroid dysfunction...


Verapamil Studied in Prevention, Development of Diabetes

Trial will study calcium channel blocker thought to decrease protein production and protect against development of type 1 and type 2 diabetes...


New Approach Targets Type 2's Poorly Controlled With Metformin

Add-on of saxagliptin plus dapagliflozin shows greater improvements in glycemic control versus the use of single drug with metformin....


Campaign Set to Increase Parental Awareness of Type 1 Symptoms

Delayed diagnosis leading to high instances of DKA in children...


High BMI Remains Potential Diabetes Trigger

Metabolic health, lack of other risk factors offer no added protection....


Brown Fat Potentially Effective Treatment for Type 2 and Obesity

Stress hormones prompt increase of glucose uptake....


Exercise Promotes Preservation of Beta Cells

Decrease of pro-inflammatory agents can reduce beta cell death in new type 1s....


New SGLT2 Inhibitor Likely To Be Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Twice-daily regimen found to increase LDL, genital infections compared to benefits of once-daily regimen...


Counseling Proves Most Effective in Meaningful Weight Loss

Primary care programs using three-pronged approach net high results with or without intervention by doctor...


Sulfonylureas Linked to Cardio Disease in Women Without Prior Incident

Use over 10-year period also leads to cardiac events in type 2 patients using metformin monotherapy...


Pistachios Associated with an Improved Metabolic Risk Profile in Prediabetes

In a study, patients who consumed pistachios showed improvement in fasting glucose, insulin, and HOMA of insulin resistance....


Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery

In a large population of obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery, British researchers found that surgery reduced the incidence of diabetes...


Increased Risk of Childhood Obesity in Girls Exposed to Gestational Diabetes

Girls whose mothers were also overweight or obese had an even higher risk....


Very Low Carbohydrate, Low Saturated Fat Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Management

In the 24-week study, improved HbA1c and cholesterol reduced the need for medications...


Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery

In a large population of obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery, British researchers found that surgery reduced the incidence of diabetes...


Protein Discovered that May Link Diabetes, Cancer and Pulmonary Hypertension

Lab models that develop diabetes and cancer and that lacked Sirtuin 3 also developed pulmonary hypertension…


High Serum Calcium Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Incidence

In patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, the risk of diabetes was over three times higher in those with increased serum calcium levels...


New Drug Delivery System to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Deferoxamine delivered through the skin has the potential to prevent amputations...


Does Sweet Taste Sensitivity Affect the Development of Diabetes?

Pre-diabetes patients show blunted taste response similar to diagnosed diabetes patients...


Antimicrobial Use Associated with Increased Risk of Hypoglycemia in Older Patients Using Sulfonylureas

Study finds drug combination increases costs and morbidity rates….


Maternal and Paternal Smoking Can Impact Female Fetus

Smoking during the first trimester may increase risk of type 2 diabetes later in life....


Cognitive Function and the Risk for Diabetes

New study found low cognitive function may be a risk factor for diabetes...


Investigational SGLT-2 Inhibitor Works Even with Mild Renal Loss

Patients with type 2 diabetes and mild renal impairment experienced improved glycemic control when treated with ipragliflozin...


Comparison of Perioperative Glycemic Targets and Long-term Surgical Outcomes

Results show that a stricter target of 80-110 mg/dL is not superior to 110-140 mg/dL in mortality and morbidity rate….


Liraglutide Shows Weight-loss Efficacy + Improvements in QOL

New phase 3a liraglutide 3 mg data showed weight-loss efficacy across a range of baseline BMI categories, and significant improvements in health-related quality of life...


FDA Approves Xigduo XR, a New Dapagliflozin-Metformin Combination

The once-daily oral tablet is the first in the U.S. to combine the SGLT-2 inhibitor dapagliflozin with the biguanide extended-release (XR) metformin hydrochloride..


Dietary Magnesium Intake's Role in Decreasing Metabolic Syndrome

The overall risk of metabolic syndrome decreased with every 100 mg per day increment in magnesium intake....


DPP-4 Inhibitors in Combination with Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

The addition of a DPP-4 inhibitor decreased HbA1C while not requiring an increase in insulin, and subjects remained weight neutral without experiencing an increase in hypoglycemic events...


Stress Could Be Contributor to Progression of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes patients were more likely to have lower stress reactivity and impaired stress recovery when compared to healthy subjects...



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2014 Most Popular Articles:

Grapefruit Juice May Affect Insulin Resistance
Posted October 23, 2014
FDA Accepts Filing of NDA for Empagliflozin/Metformin Fixed-dose Combination
Posted October 23, 2014
New SGLT2 Inhibitor Likely To Be Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Posted November 14, 2014
What's Hiding in that Insulin Box?
Posted October 27, 2014
Dietary Magnesium Intake's Role in Decreasing Metabolic Syndrome
Posted October 31, 2014
Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Ed., Excerpt #16: Diabetic Neuropathy
Posted November 02, 2014
New Approach Targets Type 2's Poorly Controlled With Metformin
Posted November 14, 2014
Very Low Carbohydrate, Low Saturated Fat Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Management
Posted November 07, 2014
Interview with NuSirt CEO Joe Cook, Jr: Improving Metformin Treatment, Part 1
Posted November 02, 2014
Exenatide a Noninsulin Addition for Patients Failing Basal Insulin
Posted October 23, 2014


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