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Insulin pumps improve glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes, study finds

Treatment with an insulin pump provides significantly better glycaemic control than injecting insulin in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, a study analysing data from three large international registries has found—yet these pumps are used infrequently in the United Kingdom because guidelines limit their use.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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First Spanish Insulin Pump - Nebraska Medicine

At 18-years-old, Javier Chavez was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. He would inject insulin 3-4 times a day. It was difficult to manage with a busy job and fa...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Mixing NPH and Rapid/Short-Acting (Regular) Insulin in the Same Syringe

Very useful guide.  
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almost 5 years ago
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almost 5 years ago
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'Social Jet Lag' Affects Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease

A study finds that people who have a mismatch between their natural circadian rhythm and work-related wake-up time had disturbances in insulin secretion and lipid composition, as well as greater BMIs.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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One in Three Middle-Aged Europeans Will Develop Diabetes in Lifetime

Progression to prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, and insulin use is alarming in middle-aged European adults with normal glucose, and the higher the BMI, the greater the risk to reach all three end points.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Liraglutide With Multiple Daily Insulin Injections in T2DM

Can people with type 2 diabetes who are being treated with multiple daily insulin injections benefit from adjunctive treatment with the novel glucose lowering agent liraglutide?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Insulin Regimens - CRASH! Medical Review Series

(Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnos...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Metformin Doesn't Improve HbA1c in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Adding metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control in obese and overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes but did lead to a reduction in insulin dose and some weight loss.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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With Equal Training, Insulin Pumps No Better Than Injections

A UK study finds that with a skills-based training program, HbA1c in adults with type 1 diabetes using multiple daily injections of analog insulins doesn't differ from HbA1c in those using pumps.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Caffeinated Energy Drinks Linked to Diabetes

Young people who consume caffeinated energy drinks can experience a spike in their blood insulin levels.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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No Effect on HbA1c for Liraglutide + Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes

A Danish study showed no effect on HbA1c for liraglutide added to insulin in overweight adults with type 1 diabetes; therefore, its use can't currently be recommended, says lead author.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Smaller Insulin Manufacturers Could Improve Access

Extensive market research identifies 39 companies that make insulin in addition to the "Big 3," which could potentially offer greater access to the product in low- and middle-income countries.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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New Insulins: Benefits and Challenges

Dr Anne Peters explains why new insulin products have clinical benefits and how their higher costs can be managed, especially at the end of the year.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Insulin Glargine Copycat (Basaglar) Okayed by FDA

The agency approved the long-lasting human insulin analogue because it is a biological and clinical dead ringer of diabetes drug Lantus.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Intranasal Glucagon Combats Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Among adults with type 1 diabetes infused with insulin to induce hypoglycemia, the ability of intranasal glucagon to raise blood glucose was similar to that of the intramuscular formulation.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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ORIGINALE Published: Insulin Glargine Neutral on CVD, Cancer

The results of the follow-on trial to ORIGIN have been published and reassure that insulin glargine has neutral effects on cardiovascular outcomes and cancer in patients with dysglycemia or diabetes.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Animas Vibe Approved for Use in Kids With Diabetes in US

The Animas Vibe insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor system is now approved by the FDA for the management of insulin-requiring diabetes in children aged 2 and older.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Guide to Insulins

An overview of the insulins in use, with their uses, action profiles, preparations and devices.  
Kristian Dye
over 4 years ago