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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.

Long-term Glucose Variability and Cognitive Function in Older Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Visit-to-visit glucose variability may play a key role in cognitive function in type 2 diabetic patients…. Previous studies have shown an association with hypoglycemic/hyperglycemic episodes and change in cognitive function in diabetic patients, however it remains uncertain whether long-term exposure to glucose variability prompts cognitive changes in diabetic patients. A …

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The Outcomes of Type 2 Diabetes Education Before Ramadan

Educating patients about diabetes management during Ramadan can potentially increase health outcomes… One of the five pillars of Islam is Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, using oral and injectable medications, and smoking from before dawn until after sunset. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) published a report in …

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Longer Sleep Duration Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

People who sleep 9 or more hours per night are associated with higher risk of incident diabetes according a recent study… Evidences suggests that diabetes and sleep problems are linked to each other. Diabetes can cause insomnia in some people and sleep deprivation may increase for developing diabetes. In a …

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Bariatric Surgery More Likely Than Lifestyle Intervention to Induce Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Results from a three-year study show surgical intervention is superior to intensive lifestyle intervention in achieving meaningful, lasting glycemic control in type 2 diabetes… A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center beginning in October 2009 and concluding in June of 2014 randomized 61 obese patients (BMIs ranged …

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