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Lifestyle management: ADA recommendations for people with diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell These guidelines presented recommendations for lifestyle management in people with diabetes. It was determined that diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES), nutrition therapy, physical activity, stopping smoking, and caring for emotional wellbeing are needed. Some background Lifestyle management is an important part of...

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Benefits of HIIT in people with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether a combination of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) exercise plus post-exercise protein could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was determined that HIIT reduced the stiffness and thickness of arterial walls and reduced the resting heart rate. However,...

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Can diet and exercise prevent type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of diet and physical activity in preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes (T2D), and its complications, in people at high risk of developing T2D. It was determined that diet and/or physical activity reduces or delays the development of T2D in these people. Some background The number of people with...

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Safety and effectiveness of insulin glargine

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness and safety of two forms of insulin glargine in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It determined that both forms reduced HbA1c (measures average blood glucose over the last 3 months), but the more concentrated form was less likely to cause hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose). Some background...

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Investigating a combination of ertugliflozin and sitagliptin in people with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of ertugliflozin (Steglatro) plus sitagliptin (Januvia), compared to either drug used alone, in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was determined that the combination was better at controlling blood glucose levels, without increasing the risk of side effects. Some background...

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Could a moderate intake of wine be beneficial for patients with well-controlled diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined whether or not a moderate intake of wine would be overall beneficial for patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes. The authors concluded that initiating the drinking of wine, as part of a healthy diet, modestly decreases heart-disease risk. Some background Moderate consumption of alcohol (particularly wine)...

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Emergencies and Illness

Emergencies and Illness

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate cancer | 1 comment

After three hurricanes, flooding, fires and mudslides, and now severe cold and snow in the Deep South and throughout the country, the US has had its share of emergencies. Are you prepared? For people who rely on oxygen, who are on dialysis, have diabetes or other serious conditions, it is time to think about putting together some of the essentials.  What...

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What’s For Dinner? Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

What’s For Dinner?  Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

Looking for new ways to deal with what to serve yourself or your family is complicated by diabetes.  In Carbohydrates: Why We Love Carb Counting (and You Should Too!) and Be Confident! Face Carb Counting  Positively, we introduced carbohydrates and how to deal with them.  Today we are going to share an infographic from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy...

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