Type of diabetes-Type 1 Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Type of diabetes-Type 1 Posts on Medivizor

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

How safe and effective is dapagliflozin add-on in type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of the study was to investigate how safe and effective dapagliflozin (Forxiga, Farxiga) is as an add-on therapy to insulin in type 1 diabetes. The main finding of the study was that dapagliflozin led to better blood sugar control and weight loss but increased the risk of complications in these patients. Some background The aim of...

Read More

Risk Factors for developing an additional autoimmune disease in patients with type 1 diabetes

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk factors of developing other autoimmune diseases in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The study found that an older age at the time of diagnosis of T1D and female sex were risk factors for developing additional autoimmune diseases.  Some background Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease...

Read More

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