Diabetes mellitus Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Diabetes mellitus Posts on Medivizor

Can ertugliflozin improve diabetes and blood pressure in patients who have heart disease?

Can ertugliflozin improve diabetes and blood pressure in patients who have heart disease?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the ertugliflozin (Steglatro) for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and heart disease. It found that ertugliflozin improved both blood glucose control, body weight, and blood pressure. Some background T2D is a condition in which the levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood are too high. T2D is related to...

Read More

Which type of insulin is best for avoiding hypoglycemia in patients with high risk type 2 diabetes?

Which type of insulin is best for avoiding hypoglycemia in patients with high risk type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the risk of hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose levels) for insulin glargine 300 U/ml (Gla-300; Toujeo) and standard-of-care basal insulin (SOC-BI) at patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with risk factors for hypoglycemia. It found that Gla-300 was associated with a lower risk of hypoglycemia than...

Read More

Evaluating semaglutide at a higher dose in adults with overweight or obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Evaluating semaglutide at a higher dose in adults with overweight or obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Posted by on Apr 24, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effect of two doses of semaglutide (Ozempic), 2.4 mg and 1.0 mg to a placebo, given once weekly subcutaneously (sc; injected under the skin) to adults with overweight or obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that patients treated with 2.4 mg of semaglutide once weekly showed a higher...

Read More

Can using ultra-rapid lispro in patients with type 1 diabetes using subcutaneous insulin infusion improve glucose control after meals?

Can using ultra-rapid lispro in patients with type 1 diabetes using subcutaneous insulin infusion improve glucose control after meals?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of ultra-rapid lispro (URLi; LyumjevTM) to lispro (Humalog) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII). The authors concluded that URLi was similarly effective and provided improved postprandial glucose (PPG) control with reduced hypoglycemia in...

Read More

Can Vitamin B12 improve nerve function in patients with diabetes and nerve dysfunction?

Can Vitamin B12 improve nerve function in patients with diabetes and nerve dysfunction?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of vitamin B12 in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and loss of nerve function. It found that the vitamin improved pain, sensation, and quality of life in these patients. Some background T2D is a condition that involves high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Over time, high blood sugar can...

Read More

Can SGLT2 inhibitors improve weight and overall health in patients with diabetes?

Can SGLT2 inhibitors improve weight and overall health in patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at how SGLT2 inhibitor medications affected the health of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that SGLT2 inhibitors improved body weight and heart and liver health in these patients. Some background T2D is a condition in which the body does not adequately control the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood....

Read More

A Silent Condition: Chronic Kidney Disease

A Silent Condition: Chronic Kidney Disease

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Kidney stones, Stroke, Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

March is National Kidney Month. People don’t think about their kidneys until something goes wrong with them. Several Medivizor blog posts have described the structures in the kidney, the connection between kidneys and blood pressure, and  kidney stones and the risk of heart attack or stroke. Chronic Kidney Disease is another kidney problem but it is...

Read More