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Managing obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article examined the evidence and made recommendations about weight loss in obese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Some background Obesity is a common condition in people with T2D. Managing obesity in these patients can delay pre-diabetes advancing to T2D. Obesity management can also be helpful in treating T2D. Lifestyle...

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Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists investigated in people with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article compared the effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) to insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study concluded that weekly GLP-1 RAs were more effective in controlling blood glucose, and that all GLP-1 RAs reduced weight, compared to insulin. Some background T2D is a progressive...

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Physical activity reduces cardiovascular risk in people with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the relationship between physical activity and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It was found that physical activity decreases the risk of CVD in these patients.  Some background CVD is the most common cause of premature death and disability in people with T1D. Physical...

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