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A generic alternative to Lantus? The effectivness of a generic insulin glargine for type 2 diabetics

Posted by on Jun 14, 2015 in Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

In a nutshell This study examined whether Ly 2963016 insulin glargine is safe and effective in type 2 diabetics. Some background Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) generally produce insulin but it fails to work in the body. T2D is a progressive disease, and over time, the pancreas reduces insulin production. T2D patients then require insulin...

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When long-acting insulin is no longer enough: comparing the addition of liraglutide or short-acting insulin

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the addition of the new drug liraglutide (Victoza) to the addition of short-acting insulin in type 2 diabetics already treated with long-acting insulin and metformin. Some background Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease. In the beginning patients may be able to control their blood glucose (sugar) with...

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High-dose dapagliflozin provides additional glycemic control in insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of dapagliflozin in advanced type 2 diabetes over 2 years of treatment. Some background The sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) is a protein located in the kidneys which contributes to glucose uptake. Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) blocks the action of SGLT, and has been shown to reduce...

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A diabetic’s best friend

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

In a nutshell This study investigated the use of trained dogs, who alert owners to dangerous changes in blood glucose levels, for the prevention of hypoglycemia and anxiety among diabetic patients. Some background Dangerously low blood glucose levels, or hypoglycemia, are common events among insulin-dependent diabetic patients. Severe hypoglycemia...

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