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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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Long-term Effects of Type 2 Diabetes Screening

Does screening help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for type 2 diabetes patients?… Previous studies have shown that diabetes screening can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and myocardial infarction. In addition, diabetes screening also helps in detecting and changing unhealthy behaviors. However, self-rated health is often overlooked …

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