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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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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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Multiple daily injections compared with using an insulin pump in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectivess of an insulin pump with multiple daily injections in patients with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy. The study found that women who used MDI had better blood sugar control and lower blood pressure. Some background Women with type 1 diabetes are able to have babies very safely, as long as their blood...

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Pramlintide and insulin together improves blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes

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

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of pramlintide (Symlin) with insulin on blood glucose control in a 24-hour period. The main finding of the study was that pramlintide improved blood glucose after meals and reduced the fluctuation in blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Some...

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