Type of diabetes-Type 1 Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Type of diabetes-Type 1 Posts on Medivizor

Can empagliflozin help control blood sugar levels in patients with Type 1 Diabetes?

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if giving empagliflozin (Jardiance) in addition to normal insulin therapy to patients with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) could help to better control blood sugar. They found that empagliflozin and insulin together improved blood sugar control and helped weight loss in patients with T1D. Some background The aim of...

Read More

Diabetic eye disease and its impact on heart and blood vessel disease

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study wanted to find out if severe diabetic retinopathy (damage to the eye caused by diabetes) had any impact on heart and blood vessel disease in patients with type 1 diabetes. The study found that severe diabetic retinopathy was associated with a higher risk of developing heart and blood vessel disease, in patients with type 1...

Read More

Insulin pump failure in children with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated failure of insulin pumps in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It was determined that insulin pumps failed at a rate of 4.5% per year in these patients. Some background A traditional insulin pump is a small device that continuously delivers insulin, without the need for multiple daily injections....

Read More

Effects of diet on the risk of retinopathy

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of diet in diabetic retinopathy (DR). It was determined that fiber, oily fish, a Mediterranean diet, and reduced caloric intake were associated with a lower risk of DR. Some background DR is a common complication of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). In DR blood vessels in the retina (part...

Read More

Are people with diabetes more likely to have a respiratory disease?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association of diabetes with respiratory diseases (RDs, breathing problems). It was determined that people with diabetes, especially type 1 diabetes (T1D), were more likely to have an RD. Some background Both T1D and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are associated with changes in the lungs that might make a person more...

Read More

Do different meals affect glucose levels in people using an artificial pancreas?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of adding protein and/or fat to a meal with a standard amount of carbohydrates, in adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) using an artificial pancreas (AP). It was determined adding protein and/or fat did not affect glucose levels over time, but did influence the timing of spikes in glucose levels, and...

Read More

Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 3 comments

“I just don’t think about my diabetes. It’s too complicated and I’m too busy.” “I’ve given up on carb counting and just eat whatever.” “If my blood sugar is out of range, I just don’t care.” “Family and friends don’t support me. ” “I feel hopeless.” If these...

Read More

How effective and safe are SGLT2 inhibitors combined with insulin for type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of adding SGLT2 inhibitors to insulin in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The authors concluded that add-on SGLT-2 inhibitor therapy may be helpful for T1D, but should be carefully considered due to potential side effects. Some background The goal of T1D management is to reach and maintain...

Read More

Does intensive blood pressure control provide beneficial outcomes for patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether a systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 120 mm Hg or less is beneficial for patients with diabetes, and determined their outcomes. This study concluded that this intensive blood pressure control improves cardiovascular outcomes in those with diabetes. Some background Proper management of blood pressure (BP) in...

Read More