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Lifestyle changes or metformin reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes, US study shows

Women with gestational diabetes have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle changes or metformin therapy reduce this risk by more than a third, a US study has found.  
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Improving diabetes prevention with benefit based tailored treatment: risk based reanalysis of Diabetes Prevention Program

Objective To determine whether some participants in the Diabetes Prevention Program were more or less likely to benefit from metformin or a structured lifestyle modification program.  
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A patient with type 2 diabetes and a burning sensation in his feet

A 64 year old man with type 2 diabetes diagnosed nine years earlier attended the outpatient diabetes clinic because of suboptimal diabetes control. His glycated haemoglobin over the past five years had been 64-77 mmol/mol (8-9.2%; optimal value <53 mmol/mol (7%)). He was being treated for diabetes with gliclazide and metformin. He also received simvastatin and enalapril for dyslipidaemia and hypertension, respectively, and 75 mg acetylsalicylic acid daily for the prevention of primary cardiovascular disease.  
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Lifestyle changes or metformin reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes, US study shows

Women with gestational diabetes have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle changes or metformin therapy reduce this risk by more than a third, a US study has found.  
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Improving diabetes prevention with benefit based tailored treatment: risk based reanalysis of Diabetes Prevention Program

Objective To determine whether some participants in the Diabetes Prevention Program were more or less likely to benefit from metformin or a structured lifestyle modification program.  
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Scant evidence on the effectiveness of metformin in type 2 diabetes

Metformin is remarkably safe compared with alternative drugs for type 2 diabetes, although it does cause at least chemical vitamin B12 deficiency.1 2 The “problem” of reduced glomerular filtration can be seen as an advantage for drugs like metformin that are eliminated through the kidney. Reduced …  
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Scant evidence on the effectiveness of metformin in type 2 diabetes

Metformin is remarkably safe compared with alternative drugs for type 2 diabetes, although it does cause at least chemical vitamin B12 deficiency.1 2 The “problem” of reduced glomerular filtration can be seen as an advantage for drugs like metformin that are eliminated through the kidney. Reduced …  
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A patient with type 2 diabetes and a burning sensation in his feet

A 64 year old man with type 2 diabetes diagnosed nine years earlier attended the outpatient diabetes clinic because of suboptimal diabetes control. His glycated haemoglobin over the past five years had been 64-77 mmol/mol (8-9.2%; optimal value <53 mmol/mol (7%)). He was being treated for diabetes with gliclazide and metformin. He also received simvastatin and enalapril for dyslipidaemia and hypertension, respectively, and 75 mg acetylsalicylic acid daily for the prevention of primary cardiovascular disease.  
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A woman with macrocytic anaemia and confusion

An 82 year old woman with a history of type 2 diabetes presented with unsteady gait and confusion of two months’ duration. Her diabetes was controlled by metformin (500 mg, three times a day) and she had no other comorbidities. She was a non-smoker and did not drink alcohol. Dietary history showed an adequate intake of meat, vegetables, and calories.  
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Hypoglycemic drugs for diabetes treatment - Ahmados

One A3 note summarize the hypoglycemic drugs ( mechanism of action , uses , side effects ) and how to approach a patient with diabetes.  
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over 5 years ago