Diabetes

Social media for physicians: Finding who, what to follow

1 hour ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Social networking is one of the many benefits Twitter has to offer physicians. To make the most of this opportunity, you'll want to find users who tweet valuable information to...
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The RISE Study: Where Do We Go From Here?

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

Information from RISE sets up the scientific community to ask a number of questions, says Dr Kahn. Hopefully, the answers to those questions will lead to a quelling of the...
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FDA OKs 'Game-Changer' Oral GLP-1 Agonist for Type 2 Diabetes

2 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Semaglutide is the first oral glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist. Previously, drugs of this class were available only as injectables. The approval is expected to increase...
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FDA approves first oral GLP-1 receptor agonist for diabetes

3 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

The FDA on Friday approved oral semaglutide, the first noninjectable GLP-1 receptor agonist for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, according to an agency press release. The...
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SUSTAIN 10: Semaglutide tops liraglutide providing support for changing prescribing patterns

5 hours ago   |   Healio

Among a cohort of adults with type 2 diabetes already using oral medications, those assigned to add a weekly injection of 1 mg semaglutide vs. 1.2 mg liraglutide experienced...
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CONCLUDE: ‘Uncertainties' complicate hypoglycemia findings comparing insulin degludec vs. glargine

5 hours ago   |   Healio

Adults with insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes assigned to insulin degludec for up to 88 weeks experienced a greater number of severe or confirmed symptomatic hypoglycemia...
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Researchers discover potential approach to treating diabetic retinopathy

6 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

Boston University researchers have identified an enzymatic precursor that is toxic to retinal cells and could be used in new treatments for diabetic retinopathy.
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Genetics may predispose some diabetic patients to develop kidney disease

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

In an unprecedented scale, researchers have begun to unravel the genetics that may predispose some individuals to develop kidney disease once they have diabetes, independent of...
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Early HbA1c control, low variability reduce major adverse CV event risk in type 2 diabetes

9 hours ago   |   Healio

Once diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, adults who are able to reduce their HbA1c within 12 months can also lower their long-term risk for a major adverse cardiovascular event...
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Diabetic woman has her leg amputated after an ingrown toenail caused by running became gangrenous 

Diabetic woman has her leg amputated after an ingrown toenail caused by running became gangrenous 

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Heather Satchwell, 27, of Newhall, was told by doctors her infection was life-threatening. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of amputation of the lower limbs.
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