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Early Use of Insulin to Improve Beta Cell Preservation

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By David Joffe, BSPharm, CDE; Steve Freed, BSPharm CPT; Brandon Flohr, PharmD, and Vanessa Cepero, PharmD, CVS Pharmacy Type 2 diabetes is a heterogeneous disorder, characterized by glucotoxicity, beta cell dysfunction and decreased insulin sensitivity.¬†Presence of amyloid deposits in the islets and decreased beta cell mass are the pathological hallmark …

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Obesity Ranking System Predicts Mortality

¬† An obesity classification system that distinguishes between fat and lean tissue and takes into account functional status and the various comorbid conditions that can be associated with obesity may be a more effective mortality prediction tool than standard body mass index (BMI), according to new research.…

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