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Issue 91


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Diabetes and Pregnancy: Twice as important

Pregnancy is a wondrous and exciting time. It’s a time of change, both physically and emotionally. With the proper attention and prenatal medical care, most women with diabetes can enjoy their pregnancies and welcome a healthy baby into their lives.


Issue 91 Item 13 Why ACE inhibitors Remain Central to Management of Type 2 Diabe

In addition to hypoglycemia and antihyperten­sive agents—particularly ACE inhibi­tors—-play a central role in the man­agement of type 2 diabetes.  


Issue 91 Item 1 Onset of Type 2 Diabetes Reduced 58% With Lifestyle Changes, Met

Treating IGT and IFG patients can both reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes in high-risk men and women and delay the complications from diabetes 


Issue 91 Item 2 Mediterranean Diet Improves Lipid-Lowering Effect of Simvastatin

A Mediterranean diet enhances simvastatin therapy and counteracts the increase in fasting insulin levels


Issue 91 Item 3 Afternoon Office Visits May Miss ½ of Diabetes Diagnosis

Doing a random blood glucose test in the afternoon can miss 50% of those with undiagnosed diabetes.


Issue 91 Item 6 Exercise Has a Clinically Significant Impact on Glycemic Control

Exercise significantly reduces the risk of complications from diabetes.


Issue 91 Item 7 Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone Blockade Remains Underused in Type

Given the additional evidence provided by these three studies, clinicians must be encouraged to make use of these agents


Issue 91 Item 5 PPBG in Non Diabetic Patients can Predict Cardiovascular Events

Using the 2 hour Postprandial blood glucose can help predict which patients are at greater risk of strokes and MI.


Issue 91 Item 4 Weight Control- Most Important Factor in the Prevention of Type

Even BMIs at the high end of normal conferred a substantially increased risk of diabetes


Issue 91 Item 8 Diabetes And Obesity Link To Prenatal Smoking

Cigarette smoking as a young adult is associated with an increased risk of subsequent diabetes


Issue 91 Item 9 Diabetes Associated with Carotid Atherosclerosis

Impaired fasting glucose does not identify those at increased risk of atherosclerosis. 


Issue 91 Item 10 Researchers ID Hormone That Regulates Fat in Cells

Leptin got rid of unwanted fat build-up in muscle tissue and lowered insulin resistance.


Issue 91 Item 11 Cardiovascular Risk Factors Are Poorly Controlled in People wit

Study shows a failure to achieve goals in reducing risk factors for CVD unless diabetes education is part of treatment plan!  


Issue 91 Item 12 Improved Glycemic Control of Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Risk of Th

Hyperglycemia can enhance thrombogenicity 


Issue 91 Item 13 Why ACE inhibitors Remain Central to Management of Type 2 Diabe

In addition to hypoglycemia and antihyperten­sive agents—particularly ACE inhibi­tors—-play a central role in the man­agement of type 2 diabetes.  


Issue 91 Item 14 CuraGen, Bayer Research Alliance Agreed to Clinically Develop 1

The $1.4 billion obesity and diabetes research partnership launched by Bayer and CuraGen has begun to bear fruit, the companies said on Wednesday.


Issue 91 Item 15 Insulin Resistance Reduces Risk of Adult Obesity in Overweight

Insulin resistance in childhood among obese girls appears to reduce the risk of obesity in adulthood.



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