British patients with type 1 diabetes were enrolled in group training courses that taught flexible intensive insulin treatment and then randomized to an insulin pump or multiple daily injections and followed for two years.
Researchers studied an early intervention model in which an inpatient diabetes team electronically identified patients with hyperglycemia and aimed to provide bedside management within 24 hours of admission, compared with a referral-based
The trial of semaglutide included 3,297 patients with type 2 diabetes, 83% of whom had established cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, or both.
While we could not determine causality between insulin and mortality, we highlight a vulnerable population which needs additional resources in the discharge transition period,” the authors wrote.
The Liraglutide Effect and Action in Diabetes: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Outcome Results (LEADER) trial, which was funded by Novo Nordisk and the National Institutes of Health, randomized 9,340 patients ages 50 years and older to 1.8 mg of
Patients with type 1 diabetes and a mean three-year HbA1c level greater than 8.0% had a higher fracture risk than those with a mean three-year HbA1c level of 7.0% or less.
Patients' perceived helpfulness of certain actions by health care professionals was linked to earlier insulin initiation and greater insulin continuation over time, a survey found.
probably indicates a more accelerated intimal hyperplasia, greater degree of vascular inflammation and/or endothelial dysfunction, and increased plaque vulnerability in insulin-treated diabetic patients, and highlights the need for
The findings from this retrospective study further support metformin as the first-line treatment to which other diabetes medications are added, even in patients who are in the early stages of chronic kidney disease, an editorial noted.
The comparison of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors with other drug classes did find higher rates of major adverse cardiovascular events with basal insulin, sulfonylureas, and meglitinides than with the newer drugs.