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Type 2 diabetes rise in children 'disturbing'

More than 600 children and teenagers are being treated for the condition in England and Wales, experts warn.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Teresa Infante, Ernesto Forte, Marco Aiello, Marco Salvatore, Carlo Cavaliere
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The HbA1c variability may provide additional valuable information as a potential predictor for the progression of HFpEF in T2DM and hypertensive patients. PMID: 28818638 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hellenic Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Hellenic J Cardiol Source Type: research
jek K Abstract For many years metformin has been the gold standard in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. According to recommendations of the most important diabetes associations, this is the first-choice drug for use as monotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Metformin is also recommended in combined treatment when monotherapy is no longer effective. It is then combined with a sulfony-lurea, an incretin, flozin, or insulin, irrespective of the number of insulin injections per day. Besides its properties used in the treatment of diabetes, metformin has been treated for some time as a drug of a ...
Source: Endokrynologia Polska - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Endokrynol Pol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: All these results suggested that NMDA receptor and pCREB in the spinal cord were involved in the regulation of mechanical hyperalgesia in diabetic rats. PMID: 28814157 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neurological Research - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurol Res Source Type: research
Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 36-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of fatigue, intermittent headaches, sore throat, and joint and muscle pain. He reports no difficulties falling asleep and gets 10 hours of uninterrupted but nonrestorative sleep each night. He has seen several physicians over the past year. Evaluation has included a complete blood count with differential, thyroid-stimulating hormone level, and plasma glucose level that were normal at the time of initial presentation and again 2 months ago. HIV testing p...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Endocrinology Infectious Disease Pain Management Primary Care Rheumatology Source Type: blogs
In conclusion, our results indicate that NOS3 rs869109213 polymorphism alone or in a combination with EDNRB rs10507875 polymorphism may be associated with DR in Slovenian patients with T2DM. PMID: 28817788 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Bosn J Basic Med Sci Source Type: research
Authors: Buysman EK, Sikirica MV, Thayer SW, Bogart M, DuCharme MC, Joshi AV Abstract AIM: To compare medication adherence, discontinuation and glycemic control in patients receiving albiglutide versus liraglutide. PATIENTS &METHODS: Administrative claims data and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) results were analyzed from a sample of adult health plan members with Type 2 diabetes. RESULTS: Patients were matched 1:1 in the albiglutide (n = 2213) and liraglutide (n = 2213) overall cohorts and in 244 patients with HbA1c results from each treatment group. Mean HbA1c change from baseline...
Source: Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Comp Eff Res Source Type: research
Vitamin D status may influence the risk of Insulin resistance related diseases such as Type 2 diabetes (T2DM), metabolic syndrome (MetS), and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Several studies have assessed v...
Source: Lipids in Health and Disease - Category: Lipidology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeAims of this study were to evaluate the agreement between the short and long versions of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ: Italian versions), their reproducibility (agreement and reliability) and construct validity (relative to pedometry) in a clinical population.MethodsNinety patients affected by obesity (N = 39), type 2 diabetes mellitus (N = 26) or both (N = 25) were recruited. They were asked to maintain their usual physical activity habits during two consecutive weeks and to fill the questionnaires twice (at the end of each week). They were also asked...
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Both green tea and metformin are used as adjuvants to treat and prevent complications associated with obesity; however, studies comparing their action and interaction in non-diabetic overweight women have not been reported. Thus, the current study evaluated the effects of green tea extract and metformin, both individually and in combination, on type 2 diabetes risk factors in non-diabetic overweight women.
Source: Clinical Nutrition ESPEN - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Randomized Controlled Trial Source Type: research
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