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Does Detemir Cross the Placenta in Women with Diabetes?

The relatively new long-acting insulin analog needs to be studied to determine its absorption pharmacokinetics… Insulin detemir (IDet) is a relatively new long-acting insulin analog that offers improved absorption pharmacokinetics and slower tissue distribution due to high plasma protein binding. As IDet is increasingly used for treatment of insulin-requiring diabetes, ...

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Older Diabetic Adults Who Experience Hyperglycemic Episodes Have Higher Mortality Risk

Crisis episodes signified uncontrolled diabetes and increased risk of complications… Researchers evaluated data for 13,551 older patients with new-onset diabetes between 2000 and 2002, including 34,517 with hyperglycemic crisis episodes and 9,034 without (controls). Follow-up was conducted until 2011. Participants were classified into three subgroups: young elderly (65-74 years), moderately ...

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Vivo Barefoot

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  From Dave Joffe, Editor-in-chief, Diabetes In Control: Most of us are used to standing on our feet for long hours each day, whether it’s behind a pharmacy counter, going from exam room to exam room, or lecturing in a classroom. At the end of the day nothing feels as ...

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Effects of Prediabetes on Subsequent Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

In this longitudinal population-based study, 1609 patients were followed between 2002 and 2014 (mean, 10.9 years) to determine whether prediabetes affected risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) or diabetes mellitus (DM)… No association was found between prediabetes and the development of cardiovascular disease using models that were adjusted for several factors ...

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More Leisure-time Physical Activity Results in Less Short-term Cardiovascular Risk in CAD Patients

Both patients with and without diabetes but with thrice-weekly physical activity had reduced risk of cardiovascular events compared with patients with reduced physical activity…. Leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and exercise training are essential parts of current guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). However, the contributions of LTPA and ...

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