Diabetes mellitus Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Diabetes mellitus Posts on Medivizor

Low phosphate and magnesium levels are associated with diabetic nerve disease

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between levels of blood magnesium and phosphate and diabetic nerve disease. The main finding of the study was that low levels of phosphate and magnesium in the blood were associated with diabetic nerve disease. Some background Patients with diabetes can develop diabetic...

Read More

The effect of switching from pioglitazone to dapagliflozin on weight and blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to compare the effects of switching from pioglitazone to dapagliflozin on body weight and blood glucose control in the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main finding was that there was greater weight loss seen with dapagliflozin, with similar blood glucose control. Some background In T2D,...

Read More

Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs for diabetic eye disease

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

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to evaluate anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs for diabetic macular oedema. The main finding of the study was that these drugs prevent loss of sight and improve vision in these patients. Some background Patients with diabetes are at risk of developing an eye disease called...

Read More

Pramlintide and insulin together improves blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of pramlintide (Symlin) with insulin on blood glucose control in a 24-hour period. The main finding of the study was that pramlintide improved blood glucose after meals and reduced the fluctuation in blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Some...

Read More

How effective is botulinum toxin-A for treating cramps in diabetic nerve disease?

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and effectiveness of botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) injections for treating muscle cramps in diabetic neuropathy (nerve disease). The main finding of this study was that this treatment was safe and effective in treating muscle cramps in diabetic neuropathy. Some background Diabetic...

Read More

Risk factors associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main finding of the study was that T2D patients who are older, who smoke and have high body weight and diastolic blood pressure are more likely to develop NAFLD. Some background T2D is commonly...

Read More

Can non-insulin diabetic drugs benefit overweight adults with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if non-insulin diabetic drugs could improve weight loss and blood glucose control in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding of the study was that non-insulin diabetic drugs may be of some benefit to overweight patients with T1D. Some background T1D is treated with insulin. However, the side effects...

Read More

Can good blood glucose control stop the stiffening of blood vessels in patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate if optimal blood glucose control reduces the stiffening (calcification) of the arteries of the heart in patients with diabetes. The main finding of the study was that optimal blood sugar control stopped the calcification of the arteries of the heart. Some background Calcifications appear when...

Read More

Is there a better time to reduce basal insulin before exercise to prevent hypoglycemia?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to compare three different times to decrease basal insulin to reduce hypoglycemia after exercise in patients with type 1 diabetes. The main finding of the study was that reducing basal insulin by 80% up to 40 minutes before exercise still did not reduce exercise-induced hypoglycemia. Some background Insulin is...

Read More

Does diabetes in a woman increase the risk of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their child?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to examine if diabetes in a woman increases the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their child. The main finding of the study was that there was in an increased risk of ADHD in a child when the mother had diabetes that required medication. Some background There are three main types...

Read More

Lower fat diet associated with diabetic eye disease in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to look at the differences in the diets of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) with and without diabetic retinopathy (DR; eye damage). The main finding of the study was that a higher fat intake was associated with lower frequency of DR. Some background DR is a type of eye disease that can occur in patients with T1D. If it...

Read More