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Review: Type 2 diabetes screening does not reduce mortality but treating dysglycemia delays onset of diabetes

A systematic evidence review by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found no evidence of mortality benefit from screening for diabetes, based on 2 large randomized controlled trials conducted in the United Kingdom.
9 Oct 2015

Incretin use was not associated with increased risk for acute pancreatitis

Patients who took incretin-based drugs had the same risk of acute pancreatitis as those who took other hypoglycemic medications or took neither type of drug, a case-control study found.
10 Jul 2015

Some antimicrobials increased admissions and ED visits for hypoglycemia in older users of glipizide or glyburide

A study of Texas Medicare patients who took either glipizide or glyburide found that those who were also prescribed certain antibiotics had a much higher rate of hypoglycemic events than those taking an antibiotic not expected to interact with sulfonylureas.
13 Mar 2015

Review: In diabetes with multivessel or left main CAD, PCI increases death/MI/stroke combo compared with CABG

In patients with diabetes and multivessel disease or left main coronary artery disease (CAD), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was associated with a higher rate of death, myocardial infarction (MI), or stroke than coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), a meta-analysis found.
10 Apr 2015

In obesity with type 2 diabetes, duodenal-jejunal bypass liners improved weight loss and HbA1c during treatment

This randomized controlled trial of 77 obese adults with type 2 diabetes found that adding an endoscopic duodenal–jejunal bypass liner to a dietary intervention improved weight loss and HbA1c after 6 months of treatment, but the benefit was not maintained.
13 Mar 2015

Review: In type 2 diabetes, GLP-1 agonists plus basal insulin reduce HbA1c without increasing hypoglycemia

Combination treatment with a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1) agonist and basal insulin was associated with lower HbA1c values, less weight gain, and similar hypoglycemia rates compared to other type 2 diabetes treatment regimens, according to a meta-analysis.
13 Feb 2015

Review: In adult outpatients, nurse-managed protocols improve HbA1c levels and blood pressure

Medication titration by nurses according to protocols was associated with a modest improvement in control of some chronic diseases, including diabetes, according to a review and meta-analysis.
9 Jan 2015

In uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, CBT improved glycemic control and reduced depression

Patients with diabetes and depression who received cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) had improvements in medication adherence, self-monitoring of glucose, depressive symptoms, and HbA1c compared to those who received usual care.
12 Sep 2014

In metformin-treated type 2 diabetes mellitus, weekly dulaglutide was noninferior to daily liraglutide for HbA1c levels

Patients whose diabetes was inadequately controlled on metformin showed similar weight loss, improvement in HbA1c, and adverse events whether they took dulaglutide or liraglutide, a trial found.
12 Dec 2014

Bariatric surgery improved HbA1c more than intensive medical therapy in obese patients with uncontrolled type 2 DM

Longer-term outcomes show that adding Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or sleeve gastrectomy to intensive medical therapy enabled more obese, type 2 diabetes patients to maintain glycemic control.
12 Sep 2014

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