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Can a closed-loop system reduce hypoglycemia after exercise in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Can a closed-loop system reduce hypoglycemia after exercise in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how the Diabeloop system managed exercise for patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It found that people using this system did not have more hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood sugar) on days with exercise. Some background Physical exercise is a cornerstone of good health. Its many benefits include improved heart...

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Can insulin glargine 300 reduce hypoglycemia risk?

Can insulin glargine 300 reduce hypoglycemia risk?

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

In a nutshell This study compared patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) switching to either insulin glargine 300 (Toujeo) or insulin glargine 100 (Lantus). It found that both types of insulin glargine improved blood glucose control, and insulin glargine 300 had a lower risk of hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose levels) outside of a clinical...

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Does kidney function influence hypoglycemia risk?

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the relationship between kidney function and hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes. It found that patients with low kidney function had hypoglycemia more frequently, and the episodes were more severe. Some background Diabetes is a disorder leading to high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. High levels of...

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Is nasal glucagon a good alternative to injectable glucagon for patients with diabetes that develop hypoglycemia?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two ways to administer glucagon to stop hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose) in patients with diabetes. The results showed that nasal glucagon (Baqsimi) was as effective as injectable glucagon, with similar side effects. Some background Patients with type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) often take...

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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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The impact of low blood sugar levels on memory and language in type 1 diabetics

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of low blood sugar levels on the working memory and language in type 1 diabetics. Some background Low blood glucose (sugar) levels can result in impaired brain function. During periods of low blood glucose, it is believed that the brain areas controlling working memory and language are affected. The...

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The effect of overnight decreases in blood sugar on diabetic patient well-being

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the role non-severe nocturnal hypoglycemic events or NSNHEs (abnormally low blood sugar levels during the night) plays in patients’ well-being and management of diabetes mellitus. Some background Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) must carefully manage the level of glucose, or sugar, in their blood. Even...

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