Most episodes of inpatient hypoglycemia occurred between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m., one British hospital found in an analysis of hospitalized patients with diabetes.
Patients who used a pump that suspended insulin delivery when it sensed a low glucose threshold were less likely to experience hypoglycemia at night than those who used a pump without a threshold sensor, an industry-funded study found.
Five-year models were useful in predicting renal risk among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study.
CHICAGO—Long-term effects of lifestyle modification and hospitalization rates for complications of diabetes and diabetes treatment were among the research findings presented at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions last month.
Salsalate lowered HbA1c, inflammatory markers but increased LDL, urinary albumin in type 2 diabetics
Salsalate improved glycemic control and showed anti-inflammatory effects compared to placebo in adult patients with type 2 diabetes, a recent study found.
A randomized controlled trial (RCT) in Spain included older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus or at least three major risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Primary care physicians may consider referral to specialists when they need additional expertise or are out of their “comfort zone” in treating a patient with diabetes.
The Abbott FreeStyle Insulinx blood glucose meters were recently recalled because at extremely high blood glucose levels of 1,024 mg/dL and above, the meters will display and store in memory an incorrect test result that is 1,024 mg/dL below the measured result.