In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of adding dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in poorly controlled type 1 diabetes (T1D). It found that patients treated with dapagliflozin had better blood glucose (sugar) control and more weight loss after 12 months than patients treated with placebo. Some background Dapagliflozin belongs...Read More
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In a nutshell This study looked at using a closed-loop system, which connects glucose tests automatically to an insulin pump, for children with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It found that a closed-loop system improved glucose control in these patients. Some background T1D is a condition in which the pancreas is unable to create the hormone insulin,...Read More
In a nutshell This trial is being carried out to examine the effectiveness of LY3016859 for diabetic neuropathic pain (DNP; pain caused by damage to the nerves). The main outcome to be measured is a change in pain intensity. This study is being carried out in Puerto Rico and the United States. The details Uncontrolled diabetes can lead...Read More
Are a combination of insulin injections and continuous pump better for patients with type 1 diabetes who partake in exercise?
In a nutshell This study examined which controlled blood glucose levels better in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) partaking in exercise – insulin pumps or a combination of insulin pumps and long-acting injections. The authors found that the combination was more effective for these patients. Some background Exercise has numerous...Read More
Can adding liraglutide to insulin treatment improve eating behaviors for patients with type 1 diabetes?
In a nutshell This study evaluated the outcomes of adding liraglutide (Victoza) to insulin therapy for overweight or obese patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). This study found that this treatment combination significantly improved appetite and eating behaviors in these patients. Some background Weight management is a key part of T1D management. About...Read More
In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of eye drops containing citicoline and vitamin B12 on patients with type 1 diabetes. It found that these eye drops prevented changes in the retinas and loss of vision over time. Some background Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a disorder where the body is unable to make the hormone insulin. This leads to high...Read More
Is nasal glucagon a good alternative to injectable glucagon for patients with diabetes that develop hypoglycemia?
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...Read More
Which methods of monitoring blood glucose and administering insulin are better for patients with type 1 diabetes?
In a nutshell This study compared two methods of monitoring blood glucose and administering insulin to see which was most effective for patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors found that a continuous glucose monitor paired with an insulin pump was more effective at controlling blood glucose levels. Some background Patients with T1D...Read More
In a nutshell This study compared two insulin types – degludec (Tresiba) and glargine (Lantus) – to see which was better at reducing blood glucose levels before hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood glucose levels) occurred. The study found that degludec improved blood glucose levels for longer than glargine before patients experienced...Read More
In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of switching to insulin degludec (Tresiba) in patients with diabetes mellitus. This study concluded that patients had better blood glucose control and a lower risk of low blood sugar after switching. Some background Insulin therapy is the typical first-line treatment for patients...Read More
In a nutshell This study looked at patients with diabetic foot ulcers that had not healed after standard wound care. This study found that topical oxygen significantly improved the healing rate of diabetic ulcers. Some background People with diabetes can develop neuropathy (damage to the nerves). This nerve damage leads to numbness or tingling in...Read More
Looking for patients with diabetes to try an education program with nutritional supplements to prevent retinal disease
In a nutshell This study is evaluating the impact of an education program plus nutritional supplements on the frequency of eye disease in patients with diabetes mellitus. The main outcome to be measured will be the changes in electroretinogram results, a lab test that measures vision quality. This study is recruiting in North Carolina. The...Read More