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Effects of Glycemic Control on Renal Complications

Researchers study antidiabetic treatments, other factors associated with control… There are two main kidney diseases that are correlated with type 2 diabetes, which are chronic kidney disease and diabetes nephropathy. Good glycemic control can interrupt the progression of kidney diseases in type 2 diabetes patients with renal problems. Currently, the …

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Case Study: The Importance of Patient-Centered Therapy

A 59 YOF is recently discharged from hospital after an allergic reaction to an anesthesia induction agent. She was placed on high-dose steroid for the reaction while she was in the hospital. Patient had completed her steroid tapering dose 2 months prior to her visit to endocrinology clinic today due to high blood glucose (a1c 8.9%). Past medical history included: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation, obesity and diabetes for 7 years. She was well controlled on metformin 1000mg BID before...

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Hypoglycemia Can Increase Mortality at 12 Months with Diabetic Patients

Low glucose events requiring emergency services differs according to diabetes type… Hypoglycemic episodes are a common event among patients with diabetes. Most hypoglycemic events are treated without ambulance services or admission to a hospital. However, severe hypoglycemic events are treated differently. Severe hypoglycemia is defined as “an episode requiring external …

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Early Diabetic Responders Benefit More

The way that type 2 diabetics respond to initial treatment could predict the long term effectiveness of their treatment regimen… There are a variety of treatment options for type 2 diabetics, with no clear reason why some drugs work better than others in some individuals. That is why diabetes treatment …

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