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Blood Glucose Control

Patient’s Plan to “Stop All of My Medicine” Not a Good Idea…

The patient, a woman, 52 years of age, has type 2 diabetes and is on metformin, a GLP-1 agonist, and a long-acting insulin. Over the past few months, I’ve received calls and emails from her every now and then to let me know her glucose levels were rising, but whenever …

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Glucose Sensing Contact Lens

  Google gets the patent on a system that would likely contain a couple of parts: the contact lens, which would sense glucose levels; a "reader" device, which would communicate and power the contact lens; and a user display, where the reader and user display could be on the same …

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Beta Cell Function and Glucose Tolerance in Nondiabetic Patients with Kidney Dysfunction

The results of insulin release and glucose tolerance across a sample with declining kidney function… Insulin resistance is not uncommon to see when looking at patients with declining kidney function or chronic kidney disease (CKD). Insulin resistance progressively worsens with respect to kidney function decline. Although insulin resistance and chronic …

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