In a nutshell The study investigated the efficacy of antibiotic bone cement for infected diabetic foot wounds. The study found that antibiotic cement gave promising results for the management of diabetic foot-infected wounds. Some background Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s blood glucose level. Diabetes requires constant treatment...Read More
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What is the effect of weight-loss surgery on psychological health in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity?
In a nutshell This study investigated the psychological impact of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with silastic ring (SR-RYGB) or sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity and associations with improved symptoms of depression and quality of life (QoL). The study showed that both types of bariatric (weight-loss) surgery were...Read More
In a nutshell This study examined the impact of three types of aerobic training exercises on measurements of heart and metabolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that greater improvements occurred in heart and breathing function measurements with low-volume high-intensity training (HITT) compared to low-volume...Read More
In a nutshell This review assessed the effects of new glucose-lowering drugs on stroke risk in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study showed that glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1) agonists are potentially beneficial for stroke risk in patients with T2D. Some background Patients with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing...Read More
Can cardiovascular risk factors be reduced by consumption of soymilk and probiotics in patients with type 2 diabetes?
In a nutshell This study examined the effects of consuming soymilk and probiotics on risk factors related to heart and blood vessel diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study showed that the consumption of soymilk with probiotics might improve cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in these patients. Some background T2D is a...Read More
In a nutshell This study evaluated evidence on the association between physical activity and major diabetes-related complications in patients with diabetes. The authors concluded that physical activity was associated with a reduction in the occurrence of major diabetes-related complications, even if performed at levels lower than recommended. Some...Read More
In a nutshell This study looked at the use of autologous cell therapy (ACT) to treat no-option chronic limb-threatening ischemia (NO-CLTI) in patients with diabetic patients. The study showed that compared to standard treatment, ACT resulted in a significant improvement in ischemia and food healing in these patients. Some background Diabetes...Read More
In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of intermittent fasting (IF) for 3 non-consecutive days a week, over a period of 12 weeks in people with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that this dietary approach was safe and effective for controlling blood glucose, reducing total daily insulin requirements,...Read More
In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of different doses of an oral insulin capsule formulation (Capsulin™) to patients with early-stage type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that twice-daily, orally administered Capsulin at a dose of 150 international units (IU) was safe and resulted in a significant lowering...Read More
Can vitamin B12 supplementation improve the symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in patients with diabetes?
In a nutshell This review assessed the effect of vitamin B12 supplementation on clinical outcomes when used alone or combined with other treatments for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PN). The authors concluded that a greater reduction of PN symptoms occurred with the use of B12 supplementation alone or in combination with other treatments compared to...Read More
In a nutshell This study looked at the use of metformin (Glucophage) for the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in pregnancy. The study showed that compared to infants exposed to placebo, those exposed to metformin during pregnancy did not show any signs of increased weight or body mass index (BMI; a measurement of weight in relation to...Read More
How effective and safe are ultra-rapid insulin analogues in insulin pumps for patients with type 1 diabetes?
In a nutshell This review assessed the effectiveness and safety of ultra-rapid insulin analogs (URIAs) with continuous subcutaneous insulin systems (CSII) in adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors concluded that URIAs were compatible with CSII systems and had a better glucose-lowering effect after meals compared to rapid-acting insulin...Read More