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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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Inhaled Cannabis Reduces Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Recent study has shown that inhaled cannabis has a dose-dependent reduction in pain intensity… Almost half of diabetes patients experienced diabetic peripheral neuropathy through their lifetime. Previous animal studies suggest that cannabis may be effective in reducing neuropathic pain, but there were no studies to focus especially on patients with ...

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Telemonitoring of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Might Lead to More Death

Study finds higher mortality incidence in telemedical monitoring group compared with standard outpatient-monitoring group… Telemonitoring of diabetic foot ulcers involves remotely monitoring patients who are not at the same location as the health care provider. Patients communicate with a specialized ulcer nurse or physician at an outpatient clinic through telephone ...

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Ultrasound May Accelerate Diabetic Skin Ulcer Healing

Treatment transmits vibration through the skin, activates cells and stimulates the healing process… Accelerated wound healing yields particular benefits in diabetes patients who suffer from skin ulcers. Faster wound healing also reduces the chances of getting infected, thus lowering amputation incidence and mortality rate. According to Dr. Mark Bass, from ...

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