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Dapagliflozin in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Apr 27, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to assess continuous blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) taking dapagliflozin as an add-on to insulin treatment. The main finding of the study was that patients treated with dapagliflozin had improved average blood glucose levels and less variation in blood glucose levels. Some background...

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Looking for diabetic patients with slowed digestion to test relamorelin treatment

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the safety and effectiveness of relamorelin on diabetic gastroparesis (slowed digestion in diabetic patients). The main outcome to be measured will be the percentage of patients with gastroparesis symptoms. The details High blood glucose levels in diabetes can cause nerves to not work properly. When the nerve...

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Looking for patients with type 1 diabetes to trial a new rescue pen for hypoglycemia

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is comparing the effectiveness of G-Pen (Glucagon Injection) to GlucaGen® Hypokit® (Glucagon) in the treatment of hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main outcome to be measured is the number of patients with an increase in blood sugar levels within 30 minutes after rescue medication.  The...

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The relationship between insulin dose and risk of heart disease in type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of the study was to look at the relationship between insulin dose and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding of the study was that higher insulin doses are associated with CVD risk factors but not with increased CVD events. Some background Patients with T1D have an increased risk of CVD...

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The safety and effectiveness of a closed-loop insulin delivery system at day and night time

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a closed-loop insulin delivery system for day and night use in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding of the study was that this system was safe and had better blood glucose control than the sensor-augmented pump. Some background Insulin therapy is...

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How safe and effective is fast-acting insulin aspart in a continuous insulin infusion in type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate how safe and effective fast-acting insulin aspart (faster aspart) is compared to insulin aspart (NovoRapid, NovoLog) when used in a continuous insulin pump in type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding was that faster aspart is a safe and effective option in a continuous insulin pump for these...

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Can non-insulin diabetic drugs benefit overweight adults with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if non-insulin diabetic drugs could improve weight loss and blood glucose control in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main finding of the study was that non-insulin diabetic drugs may be of some benefit to overweight patients with T1D. Some background T1D is treated with insulin. However, the side effects...

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Is there a better time to reduce basal insulin before exercise to prevent hypoglycemia?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to compare three different times to decrease basal insulin to reduce hypoglycemia after exercise in patients with type 1 diabetes. The main finding of the study was that reducing basal insulin by 80% up to 40 minutes before exercise still did not reduce exercise-induced hypoglycemia. Some background Insulin is...

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Does diabetes in a woman increase the risk of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their child?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to examine if diabetes in a woman increases the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their child. The main finding of the study was that there was in an increased risk of ADHD in a child when the mother had diabetes that required medication. Some background There are three main types...

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