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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.

Type 2 Diabetes Control with GLP-1 Agonist and Basal Insulin Combination

Glucose regulation and weight management are very important factors when treating type 2 diabetes patients… Prior studies have shown that glucagon-like peptide receptor agonist are beneficial not only for better glucose control but also helpful in weight reduction in patients with type 2 diabetes. Other studies and recommendations on type …

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Glargine vs. Liraglutide in Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Both medications lowered HbA1c and both groups of patients lost weight…. This randomized, multinational, open-label trial included subjects treated for T2DM with metformin ± sulphonylurea, who had glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels of 7.5–12%. Subjects were assigned to 24 weeks of insulin glargine, titrated to target fasting plasma glucose of 4.0–5.5 mmol/L or liraglutide, escalated …

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Linagliptin/Metformin Combination vs Linagliptin Monotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Earlier treatment for poorly controlled type 2 diabetes patients is advocated… Researchers from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, evaluated glucose-lowering treatment strategies with linagliptin and metformin in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and marked hyperglycemia, a prevalent population for which few dedicated studies of oral antidiabetes drugs …

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