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“Synjardy” Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Single-tablet approach hoped to boost treatment compliance and help patients better manage condition.. Synjardy contains empagliflozin, a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and metformin, a biguanide. It is not for the treatment of type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. The drug label contains a boxed warning on the risk of …

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Potential, Prediabetes Genetic Marker Discovered

Research pinpoints molecular link between insulin resistance and mitochondrial changes… A recent study published in Clinical Epigenetics said researchers sought to discover if they could find any biomarkers in a group of patients with no pre-existent diabetes or cardiovascular disease, but indication of prediabetes and insulin resistance. Researchers analyzed data …

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The Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Through Lifestyle Intervention

Moderate intensity physical activity said to decrease further complications during labor… Obesity is strongly correlated with gestational diabetes, which affects 2-18% of all pregnancies worldwide. Gestational diabetes and obesity are both independently correlated with adverse maternal and neonatal effects. Maternal overweight and gestational diabetes can increase the chance of the …

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The Association of Ankle-Brachial Index and Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The difference between low and high ankle-brachial index can be indicator for diabetic retinopathy… Patients with diabetes are at a greater risk for peripheral artery disease caused by atherosclerosis. Previous studies showed that many diabetic patients who received an amputation had peripheral artery disease. The ankle-brachial index is used as …

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