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The Impact of Physical Activity on Young Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Physical activity intervention had a positive impact on reducing HbA1c, BMI and total cholesterol but insulin dosage did not change in the study...


Metformin Is Best Initial Oral Drug for Lowering Glucose Levels in Diabetes Patients

Metformin, sulfonylureas, thiazolidinedione, and DPP-4 inhibitors were compared to evaluate the effects on the time to subsequent treatment...


Possible Link between Diabetes and the Hardening of Heart Valves

High blood glucose levels over a long time might be responsible for aortic valve calcification...



Diabetes May Increase Risk for Major Osteoporotic Fractures

Older patients with diabetes showed a 32% higher major osteoporotic fracture risk than expected given their higher bone mineral density and BMI....


Hyperglycemia and Incidence of Subclinical Myocardial Damage

Hyperglycemia associated with myocardial damage appears to begin before the diagnosis of diabetes and requires a highly sensitive assay to detect it...


The Efficacy of Beta Blockers in Patients with and without MI

Can beta blockers lower cardiovascular events...


Enterovirus Infection and Type 1 Diabetes

A new study found enterovirus infection increased the risk of type 1 diabetes in children...


Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk

Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity...


Stricter Glycemic Control after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Evaluated

Prospective study shows that maintenance of glucose levels in a liberal target range is safer and more beneficial than a tight target range after CABG...


FDA Accepts Filing of NDA for Empagliflozin/Metformin Fixed-dose Combination

The single pill could help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar more effectively….


Low Testosterone Increases Risk of Atherosclerosis for Men with Diabetes

Men with low testosterone have more than a 40% higher relative risk than men with normal testosterone...


Long-term Effects of Rapid Weight Loss vs. Gradual Weight Loss

No significant correlation found between rate of weight loss and rate of weight regain in obese patients...


Generation of Functional Human Pancreatic Beta Cells In Vitro

Harvard stem cell researchers have announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes, a condition that...


Exenatide a Noninsulin Addition for Patients Failing Basal Insulin

Exenatide twice daily shows similar glycemic control with weight loss and less hypoglycemia as compared to mealtime insulin...


Fried Food and Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Frequent consumption of fried foods pre-pregnancy increases a woman’s risk for gestational diabetes...


Lowered Insulin Requirements in Late Stage Pregnancy and Placental Complications

A fall in insulin dose requirement in patients with preexisting diabetes can lead to increased risk of placental dysfunction...


The Impact of Mediterranean Diets on Metabolic Syndrome

A supplemented Mediterranean diet can lead to metabolic syndrome reversal....


Grapefruit Juice May Affect Insulin Resistance

Drinking grapefruit juice daily can lead to weight loss and help control blood glucose...


Light Technology May Be Used to Control Type 2 Diabetes

Use of blue LED light activates sulfonylureas...


Blocking a Genetic Variant Associated with Type 2 Diabetes May Improve Insulin Secretion

Yohimbine, a α2A-adrenergic receptor agonist,


Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes Risk

In an analysis using genetic data from over 25 different studies involving diabetes patients, researchers can find no causal association between higher vitamin D levels and lower diabetes risk...


Could a Lower Dose of Otelixizumab Preserve Beta-cell Function in Type 1?

Previous studies used higher doses of otelixizumab, an anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody, but also saw a reactivation of the Epstein Barr virus....


Longer Working Hours Associated with Higher Type 2 Incidence

Socioeconomic status plays a role in how strong the association is....


Gestational Weight Gain Associated with Infant Birth Weight in Type 1 Diabetes Mothers

Maternal weight gain is key to controlling infant birth weight....


Gastric Bypass Better than Gastric Band for Long-Term Results

Gastric bypass surgery shows better outcomes for long-term weight loss, controlling type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol level....


Increased Risk of Childhood Obesity in Girls Exposed to Gestational Diabetes

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


Adding an SGLT2 to Insulin Improved Control

Adding an SGLT2 inhibitor to multiple daily doses of insulin improved glycemic control, benefited weight loss, lowered insulin doses, and no increase in hypoglycemia was seen...


Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Risk for Gestational Diabetes by 52%

Adherence to healthy lifestyle during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of gestational diabetes....


African-Americans More Likely to Have Amputations

Black Americans on Medicare are three times more likely than other patients to lose a leg to amputation because of complications with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease….


SGLT-2 Inhibitor May Reduce Blood Pressure for Type 2s

SGLT-2 inhibitor use in the management of glucose in type 2 diabetes could reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension....


Potential of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Type 1 Diabetes

Pilot study shows that an SGLT-2 inhibitor doses of 5-mg and 10-mg were associated with significant reductions in blood glucose and total daily insulin dose....


"Millennial" Age Group Concerned about Managing Their Diabetes

However, older diabetes patients have a more serious attitude towards their disease....


Non-Caloric Artificial Sweeteners May Induce Glucose Intolerance

Consumption of non-caloric artificial sweeteners seems to induce glucose intolerance in mice and humans by altering gut microbiota.... 


HbA1c Testing Frequency Matters

Quarterly HbA1c testing associated with better glycemic control.... 


GLP-1 Receptor Agonist a Treatment Option in Type 2 Patients with Renal Insufficiency

Phase 3 trial demonstrates the safety and efficacy of albiglutide in type 2 diabetes patients with renal impairment.... 


Low Carb Diet Improves Quality of Life for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Type 2 diabetes patients on a low-carb diet had improvements in physical function, pain reduction, and overall health after 12 months.... 


New GLP-1 Receptor Agonist as an Alternative to Insulin Glargine?

Dulaglutide shows efficacy in diabetes patients with poor glycemic control already taking multiple oral medications....


Two Positive Phase 3 Trials for ITCA 650, a GLP-1 Agonist, in Type 2 Diabetes

FREEDOM-1 and FREEDOM-1 High Baseline (HBL) study showed positive results when the continuous subcutaneous infusion of exenatide is


Best Insulin Regimen for Type 1's

For people with type 1 diabetes, long-acting insulin may be a better treatment choice than intermediate-acting insulin....


Gout Linked to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Gout appears to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, especially in women.... 



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