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How effective and safe is dapagliflozin as an add-on therapy to insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes?

How effective and safe is dapagliflozin as an add-on therapy to insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2023 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the most effective and safe dose of dapagliflozin (Farxiga) as an additional treatment to insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors concluded that 10 mg of dapagliflozin as an add-on to insulin treatment resulted in improved blood glucose (sugar) control, reduced insulin dosage, and body...

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Is there evidence to support the effectiveness and safety of nutrient supplementation for control of blood glucose and management of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes?

Is there evidence to support the effectiveness and safety of nutrient supplementation for control of blood glucose and management of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 3, 2023 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review analyzed the effectiveness and safety of nutrient supplements for the control of blood glucose and insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that there is currently a lack of sufficient clinical evidence to support the use of nutrient supplements for blood glucose control and improved...

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Comparing the effects of a ketogenic diet versus a Mediterranean diet on glucose control in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Comparing the effects of a ketogenic diet versus a Mediterranean diet on glucose control in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Posted by on Jan 3, 2023 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of a ketogenic diet (KD) versus a Mediterranean diet (MD) on glucose control in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that the less restrictive MD was as effective in controlling glucose as a KD and likely more likely to be maintained in the long term. There...

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How beneficial is the addition of metformin to insulin therapy for adolescents with type 1 diabetes?

How beneficial is the addition of metformin to insulin therapy for adolescents with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effectiveness and safety of adding metformin (Glucophage) to insulin therapy in the treatment of adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The study showed that the use of metformin in these patients resulted in improved blood glucose control and body mass index (BMI) with an increased risk of...

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Is the use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors related to the occurrence of eye diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Is the use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors related to the occurrence of eye diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the link between sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2is) and eye (ocular) diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that there was no link between the occurrence of eye diseases and SGLT2is in these patients. Some SGLT2is such as ertugliflozin (Steglatro) and empagliflozin...

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Recommendations for carbohydrate-restricted diets and intermittent fasting in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypertension.

Recommendations for carbohydrate-restricted diets and intermittent fasting in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypertension.

Posted by on Dec 30, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of carbohydrate-restricted diets and intermittent fasting (IF) in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D), and hypertension (high blood pressure). The authors recommended that in adults with T2D, overweight or obesity, a moderately-low carbohydrate diet can be considered as a dietary...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of combining low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy with vacuum erectile device for the treatment of patients with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.

Evaluating the effectiveness of combining low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy with vacuum erectile device for the treatment of patients with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.

Posted by on Dec 4, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of combining low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (Li-ESWT) with a vacuum erectile device (VED) for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and erectile dysfunction (ED) who were unresponsive to phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors. The data showed that Li-ESWT combined with...

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Is dorzagliatin an effective add-on treatment to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Is dorzagliatin an effective add-on treatment to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effectiveness and safety of adding dorzagliatin (HMS552) to metformin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with inadequately controlled blood glucose (sugar) while using metformin (Glucophage) alone. The data showed effective blood glucose control, good tolerance, and safety in patients...

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Can walking speed be improved with foot-ankle therapeutic exercises in patients with diabetic nerve disease?

Can walking speed be improved with foot-ankle therapeutic exercises in patients with diabetic nerve disease?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of foot-ankle therapeutic exercises on daily physical activity and gait (walking) speed in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). The data showed that at 12 weeks, these exercises led to improvements in fast walking speeds and quality of life compared to usual care. Some background...

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How safe and effective is dapagflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes based on blood pressure levels?

How safe and effective is dapagflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes based on blood pressure levels?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the safety and effectiveness of dapagliflozin (Farxiga) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) across different ranges of baseline systolic blood pressure (SBP; blood pressure when the heart beats). The data suggested that dapagliflozin reduced the risk of hospitalization for heart failure (HHF) and kidney-related...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy for patients with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy for patients with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.

Posted by on Oct 7, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (Li-ESWT) for patients with diabetes and erectile dysfunction (ED). The data showed that Li-ESWT was safe and effective in improving the symptoms of ED in these patients. Some background Erectile dysfunction (ED) consists of the inability...

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