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How safe and effective is non-insulin drug dapagliflozin long-term for patients with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes?

How safe and effective is non-insulin drug dapagliflozin long-term for patients with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on May 17, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two doses of dapagliflozin (Farxiga) to a placebo to determine how effective and safe they were long-term for patients with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes (T1D). The results showed that both doses were able to reduce blood glucose levels and body weight but increased the risk of ketoacidosis. Some background...

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How effective and safe is non-insulin drug evogliptin for patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on May 10, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of evogliptin (Suganon) to another non-insulin drug, linagliptin (Tradjenta), in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The results showed that evogliptin was as safe and effective at reducing patients’ blood glucose levels as linagliptin. Some background Several treatment options...

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Looking for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to try the EndoBarrier System

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is investigating the safety and effectiveness of the EndoBarrier system for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity. The main outcome to be measured will be the change in blood glucose levels. This trial is recruiting in multiple locations across the United States. The details Bariatric surgery is the...

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Type 1 diabetes and risk factors for heart disease

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

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out what factors put young people with type 1 diabetes at risk of developing impaired blood flow or heart issues. The study found that poor control of blood sugars and traditional risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure and obesity, were associated with an increased risk of blood flow issues in...

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Efficacy and safety of basal-bolus insulin vs glp-1 receptor agonist plus basal insulin in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article compared the safety and effectiveness of insulin detemir (Levemir) plus liraglutide (Victoza) vs insulin detemir plus insulin aspart (Novolog) in the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that detemir plus liraglutide is a safe and more...

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A fixed combination of lixisenatide and insulin in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Mar 29, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a fixed combination of lixisenatide (Lyxumia) and insulin glargine (Lantus) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in older patients. The main finding of the study was that a lixisenatide/insulin glargine (iGlarLixi; Soliqua) combination improved blood...

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Looking for patients with type 2 diabetes to test new treatment efpeglenatide

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the safety and effectiveness of efpeglenatide versus dulaglutide in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes (T2D) who are on metformin. The main outcome to be measured will be a change in HbA1c (blood test measuring average blood glucose over the past 3 months). This trial is being conducted in the United...

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How safe and effective is ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to evaluate how safe and effective ertugliflozin (Steglatro) is in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) that is not controlled well with metformin (Glucophage). The study found that ertugliflozin is safe and improved blood glucose control, body weight, and blood pressure in these patients. Some background...

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