Lixisenatide (Adlyxin), a once-daily injection to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. ... In 10 trials of 5,400 patients, the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist improved HbA1c levels, both as a stand-alone therapy and with
Two quotes from the article:. "It has been fun to create a system where there is a real strong interdisciplinary approach to managing diabetes," said the executive director of one practice.
Booklet for pregnant patients with diabetes. On the heels of a study that found pre-pregnancy diabetes increases the risk for birth defects, the NIDDK is giving away a patient guide: ... It's a 44-page booklet with info about checking and controlling
QD: News Every Day--Prevent diabetes to bend the health care cost curve. ... Health spending associated with diabetes and prediabetes is about $194 billion this year, or 7% of U.S.
Authors noted that, while results of the study are encouraging, diabetes prevalence is likely to rise in the future if diabetes incidence is not curtailed. ... than previous reports and consistent with improvements in several risk factors, complications,
Also, high body iron stores have been shown to be associated with an elevated risk of diabetes, the authors wrote. ... Finally, adjustment for BMIs suggests that weight gain and obesity partially explain the diabetes.
A talk at Tuesday's “Diabetes for the Internist” precourse reviewed some of the most significant recent advances in insulin, including new concentrations and combinations with other medications, new delivery mechanisms,
Learn 10 guiding principles for the care of people with or at risk for diabetes. ... They got several major organizations to agree on 10 principles of diabetes care.
Today is World Diabetes Day, and to recognize that, a famous Belgian statue of a small boy is peeing blue. ... Racing. All in support of a good cause though--raising awareness of diabetes in children.
Research indicates that risk for heart failure in patients with diabetes increases with HbA1c level, Dr. ... Mitchell. “Certainly the treatment of diabetes is relevant to all specialties,” she said.