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Is IDegLira more effective than degludec or liraglutide alone for treating uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared IDegLira (Xultophy) to insulin degludec (Tresiba) or liraglutide (Victoza) alone in patients with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that combined IDegLira was more effective and had fewer side effects than either insulin medication alone. Some background One of the main...

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Evaluating mental function in patients with type 2 diabetes who have low blood pressure when standing up

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of low blood pressure when standing up (orthostatic hypotension; OH) on cognitive (mental) function in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study concluded that patients with T2D who had OH showed poorer cognitive function compared to patients who did not have OH. Some background Orthostatic...

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Is IDegLira more effective than standard insulin for patients with Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) to standard insulin in patients with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes (T2D).  The authors concluded that IDegLira improved patient compliance to treatment and reduced treatment-related stress compared to conventional insulin. Some background One of the main goals of treatment...

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Can nutritional supplements help reduce hypoglycemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if nutritional supplements can reduce the rate of hypoglycemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study concluded that these supplements helped reduce hypoglycemia and lowered mortality risk for these patients. Some background Treatment for T2D, such as insulin, can cause blood sugar levels to...

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Looking for patients with type 1 diabetes to compare two insulin types in an automated insulin pump

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is comparing the effectiveness of two types of insulin when they are given using an automated insulin pump to patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main outcome will be to examine patients’ blood glucose levels after 6 weeks. This study is recruiting in Austin, TX, US. The details T1D is a disease where...

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Oral l-Arginine plus tadalafil in diabetic patients with erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of tadalafil (Cialis) combined with l-arginine for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with diabetes mellitus. This study found that the combination is more effective than each drug alone for these patients. Some background Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability...

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Evaluating symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with diabetes mellitus

Posted by on Aug 25, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated how common symptoms of anxiety and depression are amongst patients with diabetes mellitus. This study concluded that 1 in 10 patients had symptoms of both anxiety and depression. Some background Depression is nearly twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to the general population. Approximately 1 in 5...

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