Type 2 Diabetes

Most Ckd Etiologies See Benefit With Dapagliflozin

(MedPage Today) -- Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) was renoprotective and cardioprotective in patients with most causes of kidney disease with or without type 2 diabetes, a secondary analysis of the DAPA-CKD trial found. In another look at the over 4...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Diabetes

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Asn: Finerenone May Slow Progression In Ckd With T2dm

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2020 -- Finerenone results in a lower risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression in patients with CKD and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Wrinkled 'super Pea' Could Be Added To Foods To Reduce Diabetes Risk

A type of wrinkled 'super pea' may help control blood sugar levels and could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests a new study.
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research

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Coffee, Green Tea Might Extend Life For Folks With Type 2 Diabetes

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 -- If you've got type 2 diabetes and love drinking green tea or coffee, new research suggests you may be reducing your odds of a premature death. But you need to really love these drinks. The study found that having four or...
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Hiv Drugs Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, May Be Path To New Therapy

An analysis of five databases shows that the NRTIs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B infection are able to prevent diabetes by blocking inflammasone activation; discovery may pave way for new therapeutics. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Diabetes, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Medical Research

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6 Easy Ways To Transition To A Plant-based Diet

Transitioning to a plant-based diet could help reduce obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. Humans are destroying entire ecosystems to perpetuate destructive food habits.Understanding how to properly transition to a plant-based diet...
Related topics: Diet, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Diabetes

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Sitagliptin May Cut Mortality In T2dm Patients With Covid-19

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 -- Sitagliptin treatment added to standard care is associated with reduced mortality and improved clinical outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a study published online Sept....
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Minimally Invasive Procedure May Free Type 2 Diabetics From Insulin

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2020 -- A small study suggests that a new procedure that treats part of the intestine just beyond the stomach may allow people with type 2 diabetes to safely stop taking insulin. The procedure -- which resurfaces the duodenum --...
Related topics: Diabetes, Insulin, Medical Research

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T2dm Links To Risk For Dementia Differ By Type, Glycemic Control

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are more likely to develop vascular dementia and nonvascular dementia compared with controls without diabetes, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European...
Related topics: Dementia, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Night Owls With Diabetes Have More Sedentary Lifestyle Than Larks

People with type 2 diabetes with an ‘evening preference’ are less than half as likely to engage in strenuous physical activity each day than those who prefer mornings, say Australian and UK researchers. Medscape Medical News
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Unmasking Inequality: The Power Of Community Organization During Covid-19

In medical school, I was charged with caring for Ms. R, a 47-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and rheumatoid arthritis. She had been flagged as a high priority patient through the student-run free clinic (SRFC) and assigned to me...
Related topics: Diabetes, Hypertension, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis

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Farxiga Would Be 'breakthrough' For Ckd; Thyroid Pills Recalled

(MedPage Today) -- Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) was granted breakthrough therapy designation by the FDA for chronic kidney disease in patients without type 2 diabetes, AstraZeneca announced. President Trump's obesity status is one factor that may put...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Astrazeneca, Obesity

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Call To Action For Screening, Early Treatment Of Diabetes

Ten-year results from ADDITION-Europe show the feasibility of prompt, early treatment of all relevant risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and hint that screening would be beneficial, say authors. Medscape Medical News
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Pancreas Size, Shape Can Return To Normal In Diabetes Remission: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 -- Reversing type 2 diabetes can restore the pancreas to its normal size and shape, a new study finds. Previous research found that with remission of type 2 diabetes through significant weight loss, natural...
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Why Early Bedtime May Be Best For People With Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 -- It's long been said that early to bed, early to rise can make you healthy, wealthy and wise. Now, new research supports at least the health benefits. A study of people with type 2 diabetes found that night owls --...
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Regular Use Of Acid Reflux Drugs Linked To Heightened Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Regular use of acid reflux drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs for short, is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds new research.
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Dpp-4 Inhibitor Tied To Lower Mortality In T2d Patients With Covid-19

(MedPage Today) -- Among hospitalized COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes, sitagliptin (Januvia) treatment was linked with lower in-hospital mortality, researchers reported. In a retrospective study of 338 patients admitted in Northern Italy...
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Aha Statement Highlights Cardiorenal Benefit Of Diabetes Drugs

SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists should be considered in people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease to protect against heart disease and kidney disease progression, the AHA says. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Kidney Disease, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hot Baths Can Ward Off Cardiovascular Diseases, Study Shows

New research suggests that taking hot baths, soaking in hot tubs or using saunas can prevent cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. The research was presented last week at the Annual Meeting of the...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research, Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Diabetes

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Once-weekly Insulin Icodec Promising For Type 2 Diabetes

FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- For patients with type 2 diabetes, once-weekly insulin icodec has glucose-lowering efficacy comparable to once-daily insulin glargine, according to a study published online Sept. 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes, Medical Research

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