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Diabetes groups call for better regulation of insulin pumps

Regulatory agencies should adopt a more rigorous, standardised approach to assessing the safety of insulin pumps and require manufacturers to provide safety data during development and throughout clinical use, suggest leading diabetes organisations in new recommendations to reduce adverse events and deaths among patients undergoing insulin pump therapy.  
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almost 5 years ago
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A sinister cause of shoulder pain, with numbness and weakness in the ipsilateral hand

A 41 year old patient with insulin dependent diabetes presented with a one month history of progressively worsening pain, numbness, and weakness of his right shoulder and arm. His history included peripheral vascular disease, chronic renal failure, and chronic pancreatitis. He was also a smoker with a 60 pack year history.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Increase in inflammation linked to high traffic pollution for people on insulin

A two-year epidemiological study of Puerto Rican adults with type 2 diabetes in the greater Boston area who were using insulin and lived next to roads with heavy traffic had markedly increased...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Why people with diabetes can't buy generic insulin

Drug companies' incremental changes keep drugs patented, costly, Johns Hopkins study showsFast Facts Drug companies have made incremental...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Inhaled Insulin: Overcoming Past Obstacles With Advances in Understanding CME/CE

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, diabetologists, endocrinologists, pulmonologists, nurses, and pharmacists who manage patients with diabetes.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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The Battle of the Injectables in T2D Management CME

The goal of this activity is to help clinicians understand the major differences between glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) therapy and insulin, as well as where and when to use them in the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Patient education points regarding these 2 injectable therapies for T2D are also discussed.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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Oral Insulin May Thwart Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids

In the pilot Pre-POINT study, a high dose of oral insulin altered the immune response in children at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes; a vaccine could be 10 years away, the authors speculate.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Superb review of high-dose insulin therapy in treating calcium channel-blocker overdose

High-dose insulin therapy in beta-blocker and calcium channel-blocker poisoning. Engebretsen KM et al. Clin Toxicol 2011;49:277-283. Abstract This is a  
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almost 5 years ago
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Myths in DKA Management - emdocs

Anand Swaminathan, MD MPH (@EMSwami) addresses four myths in DKA management: VBG vs ABG, electrolytes, bicarb administration, and insulin boluses.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Hyperkalemia Management: Preventing Hypoglycemia From Insulin • /r/Foamed

reddit: the front page of the internet  
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almost 5 years ago
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Daily Insulin Ups Immune Response in Kids With T1D Risk

Findings could be an important step towards prevention of type 1 diabetes.  
medpagetoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Hyperkalemia Management: Preventing Hypoglycemia From Insulin

Hyperkalemia Management: Preventing Hypoglycemia From Insulin  
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almost 5 years ago
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44 yo F with h/o ESRD on HD and neurosarcoidosis complicated by panhypopituitarism on chronic steroids and thyroid replacement, BIBEMS obtunded. Last seen normal a few hours ago. The patient is hypotensive SBP ~75 and FSBG is undetectably low. The patient’s mental status responds well to D50. She denies exogenous insulin, or other ingestions. Admits to missing HD and to being non-compliant with steroid therapy over the last few days.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Cupcakes and Second Chances - Nebraska Medicine

At 2-years-old, Aron Spray was diagnosed as diabetic. He had to take insulin at every meal and before bedtime. It affected his daily routine for the next 29 ...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Stepping Hill nurse Victorino Chua guilty of murdering patients - BBC News

A hospital nurse who used insulin to tamper with medical supplies is found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning 20 others.  
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over 4 years ago
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Insulin Signalling Pathway Minardo

 
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over 4 years ago
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Insulin pump therapy, multiple daily injections, and cardiovascular mortality in 18 168 people with type 1 diabetes: observational study

Objective To investigate the long term effects of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (insulin pump therapy) on cardiovascular diseases and mortality in people with type 1 diabetes.  
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over 4 years ago
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Insulin pump therapy, multiple daily injections, and cardiovascular mortality in 18 168 people with type 1 diabetes: observational study

Objective To investigate the long term effects of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (insulin pump therapy) on cardiovascular diseases and mortality in people with type 1 diabetes.  
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over 4 years ago
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Lab Case 62 – Interpretation

Management of this patient includes fluid therapy, correcting hypoglycaemia in the first instance and then Insulin/dextrose infusion until ketosis resolves. Care must be taken to avoid further hypoglycaemia.  
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over 4 years ago
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Insulin-free syringe firms fined over diabetic death - BBC News

Two firms are fined a total of £550,000 following the death of a diabetic hospital patient injected with insulin syringes containing no insulin.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago