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A Potential New Type 2 Diabetes Indicator

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Serum magnesium level could be used to indicate the duration and control of T2DM patients… Low levels of magnesium have been associated with diabetes mellitus. Magnesium plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism and insulin action: it is a cofactor used in transporting glucose across cellular membrane and for enzymes involved ...

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A Third Treatment Option in Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes

Addition of dapagliflozin may benefit patients whose blood glucose is uncontrolled with both metformin and sulfonylurea… Dapagliflozin is a selective and reversible sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, which lowers plasma glucose level by increasing urinary excretion of glucose. Addition of dapagliflozin may benefit patients whose blood glucose is uncontrolled with ...

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Risk for Dementia Increases in Individuals with Hypertension

But the association with between hypertension, diabetes, and dementia is not clear…. Previous studies have found a correlation between individuals with hypertension and diabetes, and the subsequent development of dementia. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to analyze the effect of diabetes and hypertension on cognitive scores conducted on ...

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