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Maternal obesity and risk of pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the connections between maternal weight and pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The study determined that maternal overweight and obesity increased the risk of pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes, but not in women with type 2 diabetes.  Some background Pre-eclampsia is a...

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An artificial pancreas for glucose control

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the safety of an artificial pancreas system. The current study concluded that the artificial pancreas system is safe and also provides better blood sugar control than insulin pump therapy. Some background Achieving normal blood sugar levels can be challenging for patients. An artificial pancreas system has been...

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Low blood pressure and diabetic complications

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether orthostatic hypotension is associated with the prevalence of diabetic complications and mortality. The authors concluded that orthostatic hypotension is associated with a higher prevalence of diabetic complications and a higher mortality rate. Some background High blood glucose levels can lead to...

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Inhaled insulin for the treatment of diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review examined the safety and effectiveness of technosphere insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The authors concluded that technosphere insulin is safe and effective in reducing blood glucose levels at meals. Some background Insulin (a hormone which reduces blood glucose levels) replacement therapy is used in the...

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Are low blood sugar levels a risk factor for coronary artery disease?

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the possible association between hypoglycemia and coronary artery disease (CAD). The study also examined whether this association is greater in those who are already at a higher risk of CAD. The study concluded that hypoglycemia might not be a CAD risk factor for the majority of patients but it is associated with CAD...

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Insulin inhalers – the future of diabetes care?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 2 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of inhaled insulin with injected insulin. This study concluded that inhaled insulin was as effective as injected, with less incidence of very low blood glucose levels, but with higher incidence of cough. Some background Currently, the typical treatment for type 1 diabetes (T1D), and...

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Can morning blood glucose levels predict low blood glucose at night in diabetics?

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether glucose levels can predict night-time hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetics.   Some background Lower blood glucose (sugar) levels in patients with type 1 diabetes can reduce the risk of developing complications. However, patients then have a higher risk of experiencing hypoglycemia (dangerously low...

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