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Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 2 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...

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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...

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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...

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Is there a relationship between high HbA1C levels and delayed gastric emptying?

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether or not there was a relationship between high HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over 3 months) and delayed gastric emptying. The authors concluded that those with higher HbA1c levels were more likely to experience delayed gastric emptying. Some background Gastroparesis is condition where the stomach...

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Is insulin degludec a more effective treatment for low blood sugar in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if insulin degludec was as effective as insulin glargine U100 in reducing rates of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with type 1 diabetes. They found that patients receiving insulin degludec had a reduced risk of hypoglycemia compared to those receiving insulin glargine U100. Some background...

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Is there a benefit to switching to insulin pump therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of switching from multiple insulin injections to a continuous insulin pump in patients with type 1 diabetes. They concluded that insulin pump therapy effectively improved blood sugar control in patients with type 1 diabetes who switched from multiple daily insulin injections. Some background...

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Metformin and glycemic control in overweight and obese young people with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effect of metformin (Glucophage) on control of blood glucose levels (glycemic control) in overweight and obese young people with type 1 diabetes. It determined that metformin lead to slight improvements in HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over the last 3 months). Some background Overweight or obese...

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Continuous glucose monitoring improves glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in managing blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with multiple daily insulin injections. They found CGM resulted in a clinically meaningful improvement in glycemic (blood sugar) control. Some background Glycemic control is critical for...

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