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Is adding dulaglutide to insulin safe and effective?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of dulaglutide (Trulicity) in combination with insulin in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It was determined that adding dulaglutide reduced HbA1c (measures average blood glucose over the last 3 months), reduced body weight, and did not increase the risk of hypoglycemia (dangerously low...

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Does fast-acting insulin aspart improve blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if administering fast-acting insulin aspart (faster aspart) at mealtimes improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. They found that faster aspart improved glycemic control compared to basal (long-lasting) insulin alone, but with increased hypoglycemia and weight gain. Some background...

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Does IDegLira improve outcomes in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the effects of IDegLira, a combination insulin drug, on outcomes in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. They found that IDegLira improved glycemic (blood sugar) control and aided weight loss in these patients. Some background The treatment of type 2 diabetes is to achieve glycemic control. This can slow...

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Is insulin degludec more effective than insulin glargine U100 at reducing hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of insulin degludec (Tresiba) versus insulin glargine U100 (Lantus) on hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with type 2 diabetes. They found the number of hypoglycemic episodes was significantly lower in patients receiving insulin degludec. Some background Insulin therapy is a...

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The benefits of combining metformin with insulin

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether metformin can reduce the risk of mortality, cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) events, and cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes when combined with insulin. The authors concluded that a combination of insulin and metformin reduces the mortality and cardiovascular risk.  Some background Insulin...

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New faster acting insulin aspart

Posted by on Feb 21, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of two types of insulin – the currently used fast-acting insulin aspart (NovoLOG/NovoRapid) and a new faster-acting insulin aspart. The study concluded that the faster-acting insulin aspart had a faster blood glucose lowering effect. Some background In individuals without diabetes, the...

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New manufacturing method for long-acting insulin

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study investigated the safety and effectiveness of LY2963016 insulin glargine (LY IGlar). It was concluded that LY IGlar is as effective and well-tolerated as current standard insulin glargine (Lantus). Some background Insulin glargine is a long-acting form of insulin. Long-acting insulin is often used to provide stable blood...

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Inhaled insulin for the treatment of diabetes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review examined the safety and effectiveness of technosphere insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The authors concluded that technosphere insulin is safe and effective in reducing blood glucose levels at meals. Some background Insulin (a hormone which reduces blood glucose levels) replacement therapy is used in the...

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