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Is omarigliptin safe and effective in insulin-treated patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes?

Is omarigliptin safe and effective in insulin-treated patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of omarigliptin (Marizev) in insulin-treated patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that omarigliptin was well-tolerated and improved blood glucose control.  Some background Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is usually treated initially with diet, exercise, and...

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Reduced risk of heart failure hospitalizations in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT-2 inhibitors

Reduced risk of heart failure hospitalizations in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT-2 inhibitors

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review focused on the effect of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2i) on heart failure hospitalization in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This analysis showed that SGLT-2is may reduce the risk of heart failure hospitalizations in these patients. Some background Patients with T2D have a higher risk of developing...

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A review of curcumin effects in patients with uncomplicated type 2 diabetes.

A review of curcumin effects in patients with uncomplicated type 2 diabetes.

Posted by on Feb 16, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review focused on the effects of curcumin on blood glucose and lipid (blood fat) levels in patients with uncomplicated type 2 diabetes (T2D). This analysis showed that curcumin has benefits for glucose metabolism and lipid functions in these patients. Some background T2D is a chronic disease closely related to overweight...

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Effect of intensive therapy on the occurrence of bone fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes

Effect of intensive therapy on the occurrence of bone fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 15, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of intensive therapy on the occurrence of bone fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that there was no increased risk of fractures with an intensive multifactorial intervention in these patients. Some background Patients with T2D are at increased risk of...

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Does weight loss surgery reduce the risk of heart disease in obese patients with diabetes?

Does weight loss surgery reduce the risk of heart disease in obese patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at the effect of bariatric surgery (BS; weight loss surgery) on blood vessel damage for people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity. It found that people who had BS had fewer complications such as kidney disease or nerve damage. Some background T2D is a condition where the body cannot effectively control the...

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Is there another option for treating diabetic macular edema, when medical treatments have failed?

Is there another option for treating diabetic macular edema, when medical treatments have failed?

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) which has not responded to medical treatment with vitrectomy and dexamethasone (Ozurdex) implant. This study showed that this treatment improved the vision of patients with DME. Some background DME is a condition affecting diabetic patients where fluid builds up at...

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Pregnancy for women with type 1 diabetes

Pregnancy for women with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 6, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at pregnancy planning and care for women with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It found that preconception care and closely managing blood sugar during pregnancy can improve outcomes for both the mother and baby. Some background Pregnancy is always a time of bodily change. During pregnancy, blood glucose (sugar) and metabolism...

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