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Issue 109


Exercise Consultation: An Empirically Validated Approach

In my last article, I talked about motivation and its role in exercise and diet compliance. Recently, I attended the National American College of Sports Medicine conference in St. Louis and I thought I would share some of the highlights of the...

Issue 109 Item 1 Education Helps Reduce Elevated Glycosylated Hemoglobin Levels

A trial comparing intensive and passive education in patients with diabetes.

Issue 109 Item 2 ADA: Better Lipid Management Needed in Patients with Diabetes a

Study shows that CAD patients with diabetes are under-tested and under-treated.


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Issue 109 Item 4 Postprandial Insulin Deficiency Major Factor Of Deteriorating G

Postprandial insulin deficiency is the most powerful explanatory factor of deteriorating glucose control in newly presenting type 2 diabetes.

Issue 109 Item 5 Intestinal Cells Can Be Stimulated To Make Insulin

A new source of beta cells can provide an answer to the shortage in Edmonton Protocols

Issue 109 Item 6 Fasting Glucose Inadequate in Screening for CV Risk

Two-thirds of subjects with cardiovascular risk factors remain undetected using fasting glucose testing as a screening method, say researchers.

Issue 109 Item 7 ADA: Pramlintide Decreases Glucose Fluctuations in Diabetics Us

Replacement of amylin with pramlintide reduces excessive glucose fluctuations in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Issue 109 Item 8 ADA: Acarbose May Delay Development Of Type-2 Diabetes

An international study indicates acarbose could be used to delay the development of Type II diabetes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance.

Issue 109 Item 9 Dentists Need to Discuss Glycemic Control Vs.Periodontal Diseas

Poor Glycemic Control Directly Related to Severe Periodontal Disease

Issue 109 Item 10 Those with Normal Blood Pressure can Decrease Risk of Stroke a

ACE inhibitors cut the incidence of stroke, decrease stroke mortality, and reduce functional impairment following stroke in high-risk patients who have relatively normal blood pressure, reported Dr. Jackie Bosch and associates in the Heart Outcomes...

Issue 109 Item 11 Cardiac Events Increased With High-Normal BP

Framingham study finding

Issue 109 Item 12 Diabetes Risk in Middle-Aged Men Predicted with C-Reactive Pro

Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men independently of established risk factors,

Issue 109 Item 13 Predictors of Acute Complications in Children With Type 1 Diab

Study determines the factors that predict the incidence of ketoacidosis and severe hypoglycemia in children. Diabetic ketoacidosis and severe hypoglycemia are acute complications of type 1 diabetes that are related, respectively, to insufficient...

Issue 109 Item 14 Microvascular Processes Plays A Role in Development of Diabete

Microvascular damage may play a role in the initial development of diabetes.

Issue 109 Item 15 Cost-effectiveness of Intensive Glycemic Control

Controlling blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol reduces costs and improves the quality of life.

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