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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.

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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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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BMI and Stroke Risk among Type 2 Diabetes Patients

There might be an association between obesity with incidence of stroke among type 2 diabetic patients… Diabetes mellitus and obesity are the most common conditions that increase the risk of stroke in the general population. However, not many studies focused on the association between obesity and cardiovascular disease risk among …

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