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Two New Possible Methods for Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes

Protein levels in pregnant women, ground fingernail clippings may lead to alternative tests…. Researchers have successfully tested two new potential methods for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes in its standard and gestational form. These tests could be easier, timelier, and more affordable for patients to identify and treat diabetes. The first …

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Diabetes May Be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease

What do alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, and diabetes have in common… Previous studies have shown that cardiovascular risk factors are linked to cognitive decline leading to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, we don’t currently have effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, so the focus is on prevention. Being able to understand …

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Diabetes Combination Drug LixiLan Meets Main Target in Late Stage Trial

Single daily injection for type 2 diabetes is mix of lixisenatide and insulin glargine‚Ķ. Sanofi’s experimental drug LixiLan is a fixed-ratio single daily injection combination of Lyxumia (lixisenatide) and Lantus (insulin glargine) for patients with type 2 diabetes. It can potentially be the first combination of basal insulin and GLP-1 …

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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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The Outcome of Modified Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Patients

Blood glucose showed significant decrease months after procedure… Type 2 diabetes has become more common in today’s society. Currently, modified gastric bypass surgery is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This intervention has been utilized since the 1990s. The procedure reached 83% efficiency and currently the therapeutic mechanism is still …

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Mortality Rates in Type 2 Patients Exposed to Glargine

Impact of long-term use of medication on cardiovascular events studied… There are several studies that state that diabetes decreases life expectancy due to an increase of cardiovascular events and there is inclusive evidence about utilizing tight glycemic control to decrease the risk of these events. Many diabetics utilize insulin glargine …

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