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Comparing chiglitazar and sitagliptin effectiveness on glucose variations, insulin resistance and inflammation levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Comparing chiglitazar and sitagliptin effectiveness on glucose variations, insulin resistance and inflammation levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of chiglitazar (Bilessglu) and sitagliptin (Januvia) on glycemic (blood glucose) variations, insulin resistance, and inflammation levels in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that chiglitazar treatment was more effective at improving insulin resistance and inflammation compared...

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Can SGLT2 inhibitors prevent liver disease for people with diabetes?

Can SGLT2 inhibitors prevent liver disease for people with diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at whether sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors can improve non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) for people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that these medications can improve liver function in these patients. Some background NAFLD is a condition in which fat builds up in the liver. This makes the...

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Reduced risk of heart failure hospitalizations in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT-2 inhibitors

Reduced risk of heart failure hospitalizations in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT-2 inhibitors

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review focused on the effect of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2i) on heart failure hospitalization in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This analysis showed that SGLT-2is may reduce the risk of heart failure hospitalizations in these patients. Some background Patients with T2D have a higher risk of developing...

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Do SGLT2 inhibitors with or without metformin improve heart and kidney health?

Do SGLT2 inhibitors with or without metformin improve heart and kidney health?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at how SGTL2 inhibitors with or without metformin (Glucophage) affect heart and kidney health for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that these medications improve cardiovascular and kidney outcomes, whether or not patients are also taking metformin. Some background SGLT2 inhibitors are a group of T2D...

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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of polyethylene glycol loxenatide in patients with T2D

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of polyethylene glycol loxenatide in patients with T2D

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness and risks of polyethylene glycol loxenatide (PEX168) as an add-on to metformin (Glucophage) therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that PEX168 is safe and works effectively in improving the blood sugar levels in these patients. Some background T2D is a...

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Evaluating combination therapy versus metformin only for patients with Type 2 diabetes

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated whether adding vildagliptin (Galvus) to metformin (Glucophage) could improve the duration of blood glucose control for patients with newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). The authors found that this treatment combination improved long-term blood glucose control for these patients. Some background...

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Is IDegLira more effective than degludec or liraglutide alone for treating uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared IDegLira (Xultophy) to insulin degludec (Tresiba) or liraglutide (Victoza) alone in patients with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that combined IDegLira was more effective and had fewer side effects than either insulin medication alone. Some background One of the main...

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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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Bexagliflozin for patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Aug 20, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of bexagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study found that this treatment was safe and significantly improved the outcomes of these patients. Some background Bexagliflozin is a new medication for treating T2D. It is part of a larger class of...

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Weight management programme led by family doctors for reversing type 2 diabetes

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to assess the remission of type 2 diabetes (T2D) during a family doctor-led weight management programme. The main finding of the study was that after 2 years of the programme more than one-third of patients had reversed their T2D. Some background The number of people with T2D is increasing. One factor is the...

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