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Management of type 2 diabetes in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance

Click here to see a visual summary of the NICE guidelines on the use of single, dual or triple therapy with blood glucose lowering drugs, and when to condisider an insulin programme.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Management of type 2 diabetes in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance

Click here to see a visual summary of the NICE guidelines on the use of single, dual or triple therapy with blood glucose lowering drugs, and when to condisider an insulin programme.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Management of type 2 diabetes in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance

Click here to see a visual summary of the NICE guidelines on the use of single, dual or triple therapy with blood glucose lowering drugs, and when to consider an insulin programme.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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More Data Indicate Dramatic Increase in Insulin Price and Use

A study finds a dramatic increase in price of insulin compared with oral antihyperglycemics between 2002 and 2013, adding more weight to calls for action to address the problem of insulin cost.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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CORE EM: Pharmacology of Insulins - emdocs

Insulin was first licensed for human use in 1922. Since then, numerous formulations with various similar names have been produced and marketed. Because the names of the different drugs are often very similar (novolin vs novalog) it can difficult for emergency providers to keep all of the agents straight. In this post, we discuss the categories of insulins, the nomenclature and the pharmacokinetics of the most commonly used agents.  
emdocs.net
almost 4 years ago
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Diabetes Patients 'Screaming' About Insulin Costs

Insulin is a life-saving drug -- if you can afford it. Dr Irl Hirsch highlights the problems caused by huge spikes in the cost of insulin.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Insulin Analogs Less Likely to Cause Hypoglycemia in T1DM

Insulin analogs (detemir/aspart) are less likely than human insulins (NPH/regular) to cause non-severe hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes who are prone to severe hypoglycemia, according to results from the industry-sponsored HypoAna trial.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FLAT-SUGAR Published: GLP- Agonist Reduces Glucose Variability in Diabetics

Insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes patients at high cardiovascular risk show reduced glucose variability (GV) when treated with a glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA), a new proof-of-concept study shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Metformin and Insulin Combo Cuts Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with the combination of insulin and metformin have a reduced risk for mortality and major adverse cardiac events vs insulin alone.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UnitedHealthcare-Medtronic Insulin-Pump Deal Prompts Outrage

Some in the type 1 diabetes community, including patients and professional groups, have expressed dismay at UHC's decision to restrict insulin pump coverage to Medtronic devices only.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Melatonin Links Gene Variant to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

One-third of people carry a variant of the gene for the melatonin receptor, which seems to impair the ability of islet cells to secrete insulin; findings may have implications for shift workers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Panel Backs Novo Nordisk Insulin-GLP-1 Combination, IDegLira

The committee said that it was uncertain about which patients would most benefit from the combination.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Panel OKs Sanofi Insulin-GLP-1 Combo for Diabetes

The committee was concerned about the pen injectors used to deliver the medication as well as the potential for allergic reactions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Air Travel Can Cause Turbulence in Diabetes Management

Medication adjustments may be necessary when crossing multiple time zones, and insulin-pump users should disconnect on ascent.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Insulin in Clinical Practice: Where Does It Fit? CME

: Self-assess your knowledge of and competence in the use of basal insulin in the treatment of diabetes, barriers to early insulin use, and the role of the new basal insulin formulations.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago