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Diabetes

Prevention Strategies ‘Critical’ as Diabetes Rates Rise in Patients With HIV

Sep 15, 2022

As diabetes rates continue to rise in patients with HIV, research is needed to address the modifiable and HIV-related risk factors related to this increase. “Adults with HIV have a greater ri...

#VisualAbstract: Dulaglutide improves glycemic control for youth with type 2 diabetes

Aug 19, 2022

1. Dulaglutide significantly reduced baseline glycated hemoglobin levels as compared to a placebo control in youth with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). 2. Dulaglutide use was not significantly associat...

Evaluating the Accuracy of Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems

Apr 27, 2022

For blood glucose monitoring system devices, meeting regulatory criteria is not enough to prevent adverse outcomes, as accuracy of the devices vary considerably. “The accuracy of blood glucos...

Assessing an Activity Tracker to Increase Motivation for Physical Activity in T2D

Dec 14, 2021

Physical inactivity is a well-documented contributor to premature mortality, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and type 2 diabetes (T2D). “Adopting healthy habits, such as regular physical activity, goo...

Stem Cell Transplantation Holds Promise for Patients With T1D

Nov 22, 2021

Current treatments for T1D place a heavy burden on patients. Every day, they must measure their blood sugar levels with multiple finger pricks or wearable continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) while also...

Medication Nonadherence in Patients With Hypertension & Diabetes: A Compounding Issue

Nov 02, 2021

According to previous studies, only about one-half of patients with chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes adhere to at least 80% of their medication regimens. It can be challenging for healt...

Medication Nonadherence in Patients With Hypertension & Diabetes: A Compounding Issue

Oct 15, 2021

According to previous studies, only about one-half of patients with chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes adhere to at least 80% of their medication regimens. It can be challenging for healt...

Vestibular Function in Children with Type 1 Diabetes: Videonystagmography Testing.

Aug 19, 2021

Vestibular system is critical for maintaining balance and learning complex tasks. This study aimed to determine the frequencies, types, and predictors of vestibular dysfunctions (VDs) in children with...

Factors Associated with Nonattendance to a Geriatric Clinic among Mexican Older Adults.

Aug 19, 2021

Outpatient appointment nonattendance (NA) represents a public health problem, increasing the risk of unfavorable health-related outcomes. Although NA is significant among older adults, little is known...

The Role of Perfluorinated Compound Pollution in the Development of Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease.

Aug 05, 2021

Clinical Background: Poly- and perfluorinated compound (PFCS) pollution has been found to be the driver of different diseases, including glucose intolerance, hyperlipidemia, thyroid diseases, gestatio...

Why We Should Be Looking at Time in Range for All Patients With Diabetes

Jul 15, 2021

Since the beginning of time, healthcare professionals, like myself, and our patients with diabetes have relied on A1C as the gold standard indicating “good” or “bad” glucose control. People li...

GLUT4 translocation in C2C12 myoblasts and primary mouse hepatocytes by an antihyperglycemic flavone from Tillandsia usneoides.

Jun 24, 2021

Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is characterized by deregulation in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, with a very high mortality rate. Glucose Transporter type 4 (GLUT4) plays a crucial role in T2D and represe...

Cardioprotective Anti-Hyperglycemic Therapies in T2D: A Call to Action

Jun 21, 2021

Optimizing the management of cardiovascular complications continues to be an important need in the care of patients with T2D. The therapeutic landscape for T2D has changed dramatically with the emerge...

A Diabetes Engagement & Activation Platform for Virtual Self-Management Education

Jun 11, 2021

T2D self-management education and support (DSMES) provides patients with critical information and problem-solving skills to self-manage their disease. It can improve medication adherence, self-blood g...

[A cross-sectional study of renal dysfunction in chronic hepatitis B outpatients treated with nucleos(t)ide drugs in China].

Jun 10, 2021

To compare the proportion of abnormal renal function indexes in outpatients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and to further explore the correlation between the history of nucleos(t)ide analogues (NA) ...

Improving Low-Glucose Predictive Alerts Based on Sustained Hypoglycemia

Jun 09, 2021

To optimize the management of diabetes, the long-term risks of associated complications must be balanced with risks for hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. “Because the short-term consequences of diabet...

Predictive capability of fasting-state glucose and insulin measurements for abnormal glucose tolerance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Jun 03, 2021

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the predictive capability of fasting-state measurements of glucose and insulin levels alone for abnormal glucose tolerance in women with polycystic ovary s...

Implications of oxidative stress in chronic kidney disease: a review on current concepts and therapies.

Jun 03, 2021

Moderate levels of endogenous reactive oxygen species (ROS) are important for various cellular activities, but high levels lead to toxicity and are associated with various diseases. Levels of ROS are ...

Age, diabetes mellitus, and dialysis modality are associated with risk of poor muscle strength and physical function in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.

Jun 03, 2021

Due to the poor outcomes associated with the impairment of physical function and muscle strength in patients on maintenance dialysis, it is important to understand the factors that may influence physi...

Using Virtual Reality to Improve Health Care Providers’ Cultural Self-Efficacy & Diabetes Attitudes

May 11, 2021

According to recent data, diabetes disproportionately affects people in Appalachian Ohio, with nearly 20% of adults in the southeastern part of the region having the disease. “In addition, diabetes ...