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High fiber diet and diabetic kidney disease

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of fiber in the diet on diabetic kidney disease. The main outcome of the study was that a vegetarian dietary pattern may have a beneficial effect on kidney function. Some background Diet and lifestyle changes are a major part of treatment for both type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D)....

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Canagliflozin versus sitagliptin in type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to compare blood sugar control and weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who were treated with canagliflozin compared to sitagliptin. The main finding was that patients treated with canagliflozin had better blood sugar control and greater weight loss than those treated with sitagliptin. Some...

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Does empagliflozin help lower blood pressure in patients with diabetes and high night time blood pressure?

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to monitor blood pressure changes with empagliflozin (Jardiance) treatment and normal blood pressure treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and uncontrolled night time high blood pressure. The main finding of the study was that these patients had reductions in their blood pressure when empagliflozin was...

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Is it better to reduce basal insulin rate or remove insulin pump before exercise in type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate if reducing basal insulin rate (BRR) 90-minutes before exercise was better at preventing hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose) than suspending the insulin pump (pump suspension; PS) in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding was that BRR 90-minutes before exercise improved blood glucose...

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Resveratrol and diabetic kidney disease

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of resveratrol on diabetic kidney disease. The main finding of the study was that resveratrol reduced the amount of protein lost in the urine in diabetic kidney disease. Some background Diabetic kidney disease (nephropathy) is a common complication of diabetes. One of the ways to measure kidney...

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Does canagliflozin increase the risk of bone fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effect of canagliflozin (Invokana) use on bone fracture risk in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main finding of the study was that there was no increased risk of bone fractures with canagliflozin use. Some background Canagliflozin is an SGLT-2 inhibitor, used to treat T2D. It works by...

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The relationship between insulin dose and risk of heart disease in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of the study was to look at the relationship between insulin dose and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding of the study was that higher insulin doses are associated with CVD risk factors but not with increased CVD events. Some background Patients with T1D have an increased risk of CVD...

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