Improved glycaemic control and treatment satisfaction with a simple wearable 3‐day insulin delivery device among people with Type 2 diabetes

June 18, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: June 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To evaluate the PAQ® (CeQur SA, Horw, Switzerland), a wearable 3‐day insulin delivery device that provides set basal rates and bolus insulin on demand, in people with Type 2 diabetes.

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Characterizing adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and intellectual disability

February 26, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Feb 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To report the results of a case-finding study conducted during a feasibility trial of a supported self-management intervention for adults with mild to moderate intellectual disability and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and to characterize the study sample in terms of diabetes control, health, and access to diabetes management services and support.

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Prevention of cardiovascular disease through reduction of glycaemic exposure in type 2 diabetes

February 5, 2018

Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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Date of publication: Feb 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Observational studies have consistently shown an association between glycaemic level and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE); however, intervention studies have provided limited evidence supporting a reduction in the cardiovascular burden of diabetes through intensive glucose control.

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A study on the glycemic, lipid and blood pressure control of type 2 diabetes patients of Kerala

October 16, 2017

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: October 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Aim of the study was to detect the level of comprehensive diabetes control among the diabetic patients of Kerala, India.

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HbA1c is not always reliable in estimating glycaemic control

January 10, 2017

Source: Practical Diabetes

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Date of publication: Dec 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Glycated haemoglobin, though a robust marker, can sometimes lead to the wrong interpretation of glycaemic control and may result in serious errors. It is essential clinicians are aware of the conditions that can affect HbA1c.

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Effect modification in the relation between HbA1c and cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

December 5, 2016

Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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Date of publication: 2 Nov 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Strict glycemic control has been shown to reduce cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes, but may also be associated with increased mortality in certain subgroups.

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Short- and medium-term effects of light to moderate alcohol intake on glycaemic control in diabetes mellitus

September 8, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: People with diabetes are told that drinking alcohol may increase their risk of hypoglycaemia.

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