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Evaluating the Diabeloop insulin delivery system for patients with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is comparing the effectiveness of two insulin delivery systems for patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors concluded that the Diabeloop system was more effective and better reduced high blood glucose levels in these patients. Some background Controlling blood glucose levels is an essential part of diabetes management....

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How effective and safe is a closed-loop insulin pump for patients with type 1 diabetes?

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

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of a closed-loop and sensor-augmented insulin pumps for patients with Type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors found that the closed-loop device was more effective but had more side effects for these patients. Some background The main goal of treatment for T1D is to balance blood glucose...

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Can ipragliflozin treatment help lower insulin dose in patients with T2D receiving insulin therapy?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ipragliflozin (Suglat) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study concluded that ipragliflozin helped reduce insulin dose by 30%, with minimal side effects. Some background Treatment for T2D aims to achieve good blood glucose control while avoiding hypoglycemia (dangerously low...

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Is IDegLira more effective than standard insulin for patients with Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) to standard insulin in patients with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes (T2D).  The authors concluded that IDegLira improved patient compliance to treatment and reduced treatment-related stress compared to conventional insulin. Some background One of the main goals of treatment...

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Can nutritional supplements help reduce hypoglycemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if nutritional supplements can reduce the rate of hypoglycemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study concluded that these supplements helped reduce hypoglycemia and lowered mortality risk for these patients. Some background Treatment for T2D, such as insulin, can cause blood sugar levels to...

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Looking for patients with type 1 diabetes to compare two insulin types in an automated insulin pump

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is comparing the effectiveness of two types of insulin when they are given using an automated insulin pump to patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main outcome will be to examine patients’ blood glucose levels after 6 weeks. This study is recruiting in Austin, TX, US. The details T1D is a disease where...

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Can linagliptin improve glucose control in older people with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if linagliptin (Tradjenta) was safer and more effective in older patients with Type 2 diabetes compared to a placebo. This study concluded that linagliptin helped improve glucose control for these patients without causing additional side effects. Some background About 90% of diabetes cases are of Type 2 diabetes...

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Is sitagliptin added to insulin safe and effective in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the safety and effectiveness of sitagliptin (Januvia) in the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in elderly patients on insulin. The authors concluded that the addition of sitagliptin is effective and safe in all patients receiving it as add-on therapy to insulin.  Some background In type 2...

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Looking for patients with type 1 diabetes to trial different insulin pump systems

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of a dual-hormone (insulin and glucagon) pump compared to insulin only pump and a predictive low glucose management (PLGM) system in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main outcome to be measured will be the percentage of time spent with a blood glucose less than 70mg/dl. This study is being...

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