Primary-Care-Led Weight Loss Strategy Could Lead to Diabetes Remission
A weight-loss intervention in primary care may lead to type 2 diabetes remission, suggests a Lancet study. Nearly 50 U.K. primary care practices were...
Researchers from Bethel University in Minnesota studied people who have or are at risk of type 2 diabetes. Those on a low carb diet saw significantly better results than those on a standard diet.
Authors: Shan PF, Li Q, Khamaisi M, Qiang GF PMID: 29230243 [PubMed]
Conclusions The pancreatic exocrine SP is a potential reservoir of adult stem/progenitor cells, consistent with previous evidence that such cells are duct-derived and express CD133.
Weight loss (WL) and altered gut hormonal levels are involved in glucose homeostasis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).
AbstractMarshallese experience high rates of type 2 diabetes. Proper management of diabetes requires multiple self-care behaviors, yet little is known about Marshallese ’s diabetes-related self-care behaviors. Survey data from 111 Marshallese adults with diabetes were used to examine relationships between self-care behaviors and socio-demographic characteristics. The most common self-care behavior was attending annual doctor visits, while the least common was mai ntaining a normal weight. Age group, education level, and having a regular doctor were significantly associated with engaging in self-care behaviors. Having...
Authors: Huang H, Shetty S, Bauer E, Lang K Abstract OBJECTIVE: To estimate the proportion of patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) whose initial DPP4-i dosage was concordant with prescribing information (label) recommendations in the United States. METHODS: Adult patients with T2DM who initiated a DPP4-i (linagliptin, sitagliptin, saxagliptin) between Jan 1, 2011 and Jun 30, 2014 were identified using electronic medical records and administrative claims, with index date being the date of first observed DPP4-i treatment. Patients were required to have CKD Stage 3b, 4 or 5 (eGFR value
Conclusions: In diabetic patients with NAFLD, light or moderate lifetime alcohol consumption was not significantly associated with liver fibrosis. The impact of lifetime alcohol intake on fibrosis progression and diabetic comorbidities, in particular obstructive sleep apnea and hypertriglyceridemia, requires further investigation. PMID: 29226116 [PubMed - in process]
Conditions: NAFLD; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Hypertriglyceridemia; Fatty Liver, Nonalcoholic Interventions: Drug: ISIS 703802; Drug: Placebo Sponsors: Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Akcea Therapeutics Not yet recruiting
Conditions: Type2 Diabetes; Depression Interventions: Behavioral: Program ACTIVE Exercise; Behavioral: Program ACTIVE CBT; Behavioral: Program ACTIVE; Behavioral: Usual Care - No intervention Sponsors: Indiana University; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK); West Virginia University; Ohio University; University of Michigan Completed