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Cardio Risk Reduction

Based on a meta-analysis of cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes studies, the 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%

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #163: Immunopathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes in Western Society Part 6

The relationship between pathogenic factors and beta-cell destruction remains poorly understood. Longitudinal studies of newborns and children at genetic risk and follow-up of at-risk first-degree relatives in natural history studies link the triggering of autoimmunity with the appearance of autoantibodies to one or more islet autoantigens; individuals with multiple autoantibodies have higher risk of diabetes progression.

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Exercise Time

Which is more efficacious in improving glucose levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes -- morning, afternoon, or evening exercise? Or does it matter? Follow the link to see.

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Workout Time

Do you tell your patients with type 2 the best time to exercise? Follow the link to see how you and your colleagues compare.

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