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Gestational diabetes: Is it related to type 2 diabetes in the mother and obesity in the children?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if gestational diabetes is associated with future diabetes issues in the mother after she gives birth, and if it is associated with obesity in the child she gave birth to. The study found that there was a higher risk in the mothers of future diabetes issues if she suffered from gestational diabetes during...

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Evaluating the risk of genital infections with SGLT2 inhibitors for Type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the risk of genital infections in patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) treated with SGLT2 (sodium-glucose cotransporter 2) inhibitors. This study concluded that this therapy was associated with a 3-fold higher risk of genital infections in these patients. Some background SGLT2 inhibitors help the kidneys remove...

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Evaluating the effects of dapagliflozin on fatty liver and liver scarring in Type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of dapagliflozin (Farxiga) on the build-up of fat and scar tissue in the liver of patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and fatty liver disease. This study concluded that dapagliflozin may reduce fat buildup and scarring in the liver in these patients. Some background About 40 – 50% of patients with...

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How the order of food intake impacts blood sugar in patients with pre-diabetes.

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out if the order a meal was consumed in had any impact on blood glucose for patients with pre-diabetes. The study found that patients who ate protein and vegetables before they ate carbohydrates had less variable blood glucose levels than those who ate carbohydrates first. Some background It has been found...

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Evaluating the long-term impact of glycemic control on dementia risk in older patients with Type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of long-term glycemic (blood sugar) control on developing dementia in patients with Type 1 diabetes (T1D). This study concluded that higher HbA1c levels were associated with an increased risk of developing dementia. Some background The goal of T1D management is to reach and maintain normal glucose...

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Does vitamin D deficiency increase the risk of thyroid disease in people with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the link between vitamin D deficiency and thyroid diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a higher risk of thyroid diseases in these patients. Some background Diabetes and thyroid diseases are the two most common hormonal disorders. The thyroid...

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Factors that predict at an early stage the risk of diabetic retinopathy

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated factors that might increase the risk of developing diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It was determined that older age at diagnosis, high HbA1c levels (measures average blood glucose over the last 3 months) 1 year after diagnosis, in addition to severe hypoglycemia (dangerously low...

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Is elevated HbA1c in the first trimester linked with gestational diabetes mellitus?

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the link between HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over the last 3 months) measured in the first trimester of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM; diabetes first occurring in pregnancy). It was determined that increased HbA1c levels in the first trimester were associated with an increased risk of...

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Does ipragliflozin have long-term benefits?

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effects of ipragliflozin (Suglat) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was determined that ipragliflozin showed long-term beneficial effects on blood glucose control, weight, and kidney function. Some background Ipragliflozin is an SGLT2 inhibitor. SGLT2 inhibitors are medications for T2M that...

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Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Nocturia, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 4 comments

Prior to the 20th century, most people lived about 47 years in the developed world because of infectious diseases. In 1940, the first use of penicillin to treat infectious diseases occurred and penicillin became available in 1945 to the general public. Science and research conducted throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, created more antibiotics so that life...

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