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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Research and News: Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder. Though most commonly diagnosed in the elderly, younger adults and even children are increasingly subject to the disease. 9.4% of the US population has Type 2 diabetes or about 30 million Americans. Approximately 95% of all adults diagnosed with diabetes have Type 2. New tools, techniques and treatments can help you improve outcomes for your Type 2 diabetes patients.

Circulating Progenitor Cells Predict Microvascular Outcomes in Type 2 Patients

A low CD34+ count also diminished the protective effects of ACE inhibitors/ARBs on microalbuminuria progression… Low circulating progenitor cells have been shown to predict future cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with CKD and low levels in diabetic patients may indicate microvascular complications. Diabetes lowers the levels of circulating and ...

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Inflammatory Marker Profile Shifts As Type 2 Develops

A large, population-based, observational study identified different profiles of inflammatory and immune biomarkers in people with no diabetes, prediabetes, or type 2 diabetes… Findings revealed an increase in the median concentrations of white blood cells, monocytes, granulocytes, interleukin-18, IL-1 receptor antagonist and fibrinogen in patients with diabetes and prediabetes compared ...

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HBV Vaccine Unaffected by Type 2 Diabetes

But vaccine still recommended for diabetes patients due to increased risk of disease… Information presented at the Annual Conference on Vaccine Research states there is no statistical evidence that type 2 diabetes affects the hepatitis B vaccine (HBV). The committee also added that patients aged 19 to 59 who are ...

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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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