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Impaired Glucose Uptake in the Brain May Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Insulin resistance associated with a lower regional cerebral glucose metabolism, worsened memory performance…


Impact of Low Concentration of Serum Testosterone on Acute Myocardial Infarction in T2 Patients

More trials needed to determine cardiovascular outcomes...


The Impact of Air Pollution on Hospitalization in Patients with Diabetes

Fine particulate matter air pollution correlated with increased cardiovascular, respiratory disease...



A Telltale Sign of Type 2 Diabetes

Elevated serum liver markers may be disease indicator….


Two New Possible Methods for Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes

Protein levels in pregnant women, ground fingernail clippings may lead to alternative tests....


Diabetes May Be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Disease

What do alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, and diabetes have in common...


Diabetes Combination Drug LixiLan Meets Main Target in Late Stage Trial

Single daily injection for type 2 diabetes is mix of lixisenatide and insulin glargine….


GLP-1 Agonist Semaglutide Completes Phase III Trial with Positive Results

Data establishes effectiveness of semaglutide in treatment of type 2 diabetes....


The Impact of Insulin Use and Mortality from Breast Cancer in Women with Diabetes

Insulin use for more than three years associated with increased risk of disease...


Hypoglycemia Can Increase Mortality at 12 Months with Diabetic Patients

Low glucose events requiring emergency services differs according to diabetes type...


FDA Approves First PCSK9 Inhibitor

Indication given for heterozygous HF and secondary prevention...


The Outcome of Modified Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Patients

Blood glucose showed significant decrease months after procedure...


Mortality Rates in Type 2 Patients Exposed to Glargine

Impact of long-term use of medication on cardiovascular events studied...


How Diabetes Affects Lymphatic Vessels

Low levels of nitric oxide lead to leaky, porous lymphatic vessels...


Eating a Wider Variety of Food Can Improve Diabetes Symptoms

Gut microbiome plays a role in a variety of diseases including diabetes...


One More Attempt At A Non-invasive Glucometer

Laser technology being developed by Glucosense Diagnostic, Ltd. could end the need for finger sticking...


Inhaled Cannabis Reduces Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Recent study has shown that inhaled cannabis has a dose-dependent reduction in pain intensity...


Skipping Breakfast Can Be Hazardous Especially For Those With Diabetes

More and more Americans on-the-go are skipping the "most important meal of the day," not eating until lunch...


Men With Erectile Dysfunction Should Be Tested For Diabetes

1 in 10 men between the ages of 40 and 59 reporting ED had undiagnosed diabetes in a recent study...


Stem Cells Reduce A1c

Rexlemestrocel-L (mesoblast) can reduce A1c after a single intravenous infusion...


Bromocriptine for High Dose Insulin Therapy Type 2 Patients

Treatment can decrease amount of total daily insulin dose due to insulin sensitizer properties...


Liver Disease Affects Metformin Metabolism

Increased diabetes drug exposure may increase risk of adverse reactions in type 2 patients with NASH...


Diabetes Drug May Protect Against Parkinson's Disease

Glitazone antidiabetes drugs found to decrease incidence of disease…


Two Gene Mutations Identified in Increased Risk of Obesity and Diabetes

Mutations in the ankyrin-B gene cause fat cells to soak up more glucose, setting the stage for obesity and insulin resistance...


The Effectiveness of Combination Treatment with Insulin and Sitagliptin in T2 Patients

Patients on therapy may see increased reduction in HbA1c, lower BP, lower lipid values….


Impact of Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Rise in cerebral blood flow studied as cause of fatigue during physical activity...


The Outcome of DPP-4 Inhibitors in Type 2 Patients on Hemodialysis

Decreased chance of hypoglycemic event and greater safety profile shown in use of this therapy...


Inhaled Formoterol May Be Useful in Preventing Hypoglycemia

Study finds that beta 2 adrenergic receptor (AR) agonist formoterol may prevent hypoglycemia by reducing the effect of insulin....


Telemonitoring of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Might Lead to More Death

Study finds higher mortality incidence in telemedical monitoring group compared with standard outpatient-monitoring group...


Ultrasound May Accelerate Diabetic Skin Ulcer Healing

Treatment transmits vibration through the skin, activates cells and stimulates the healing process...


New Drug Prevents Hyperkalemia Associated with Treatment for Chronic Diabetic Kidney Disease

Patiromer can normalize moderate hyperkalemia, lower potassium levels in as little as 4 weeks...


Metformin During Pregnancy Does Not Lower Infant Birth Weight

Study finds diabetes drug does not prevent macrosomia when given to obese women during pregnancy....


Ancestral Diets Can Determine Vulnerability to Type 2 Diabetes

In a 12-year study with over 50 generations, rats who had undernourished ancestors were found to be more susceptible to diabetes and other metabolic diseases...


Early Diabetic Responders Benefit More

The way that type 2 diabetics respond to initial treatment could predict the long term effectiveness of their treatment regimen...


Type 2 Diabetes Has Adverse Effects on Memory and Learning Abilities in Older Adults

Scores of the diabetes patients decreased by an additional 12 percent during the two-year period...


Fat Fish Illuminate Human Obesity

Binge-eating cavefish share mutated gene with some obese people.


Genetic Variation May Determine Anti-Diabetic Drugs Response

Investigators are targeting individualized diabetes therapy using the genetic approach…


Two Biomarkers That Link to Severe Heart Disease and Insulin Resistance

Oxidized LDL (oxLDL) cholesterol and fructosamine are associated with severe heart disease in women….


DPP-4 Inhibitors and Type 2 Elderly Patients

In a study, older patients taking Januvia reduced their A1c's without an increased risk of hypoglycemia....


Long-term Glucose Variability and Cognitive Function in Older Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Visit-to-visit glucose variability may play a key role in cognitive function in type 2 diabetic patients....



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