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Evaluating the effects of lixisenatide on the kidneys in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart disease

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect lixisenatide (Lyxumia, Adlyxin) has on the kidneys in patients with both type 2 diabetes (T2D) and heart disease. The main finding was that lixisenatide reduced the development of kidney disease in these patients. Some background Patients with T2D have high levels of sugar in their blood. This sugar gets...

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Does a low-carbohydrate diet improve outcomes more than a moderate-carbohydrate diet in patients with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of a very low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diet versus a moderate-carbohydrate diet in adults with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. This study concluded that the adults on the low-carbohydrate diet had greater reductions in HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over 3 months), body weight, and medication usage...

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Could a moderate intake of wine be beneficial for patients with well-controlled diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined whether or not a moderate intake of wine would be overall beneficial for patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes. The authors concluded that initiating the drinking of wine, as part of a healthy diet, modestly decreases heart-disease risk. Some background Moderate consumption of alcohol (particularly wine)...

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Semaglutide improves insulin responses and blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether semaglutide could improve the function of beta cells and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. The study concluded that once-weekly treatment with semaglutide improved beta cell function and glycemic control in these patients. Some background Beta cells are located in the pancreas and are...

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Lixisenatide and liraglutide, are they safe and effective at lowering blood sugar levels after food?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of lixisenatide (Lyxumi) and liraglutide (Victoza) in type 2 diabetes. Some background Lifestyle changes, such as changes to diet and exercise, and oral antidiabetic medications are first-line treatments for in type 2 diabetes (T2D). Sometimes, these are not enough...

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Type 2 Diabetes – How do different therapy combinations affect cardiovascular health?

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of 3 different therapy combinations on the occurrence of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. Some background There are a number of types of drugs that can be used to treat diabetes. Metformin (Glucophage) decreases glucose production, and is often the first choice of treatment...

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Type 2 Diabetes – Which drug combination reduces blood sugar while causing the least side effects?

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the blood sugar reduction and sid-effects associated with 4 different drug combinations in type 2 diabetes. Some background Metformin (Glucophage) decreases glucose production. It is often the first choice of treatment for type 2 diabetes. Commonly, other drugs are prescribed to be taken alongside...

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Does gender affect your chances of getting gastroparesis in type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the association of gender and various factors such as disease duration, age, blood sugar level and weight with gastroparesis in type 2 diabetes patients. Some background Some patients who have had type 2 diabetes for a long time can develop gastroparesis. Their stomach empties at an abnormally...

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Fitness and low blood glucose have to be achieved independently in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether physical activity is associated with improved fitness and improved blood glucose levels. Some background Physical activity and good control of blood glucose levels are known to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Diabetics tend to have lower physical activity as physical activity can...

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Is diabetes associated with an earlier menopause?

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether diabetes is associated with an earlier menopause. Some background Menopause is a slow decline in the function of the ovaries and generally occurs in women between the age of 40 and 60. Certain factors such as smoking are known to be linked to an earlier menopause. It is believed that diabetes might have an...

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