AACE/ACE Statement on Biologics for Endocrine Diseases AACE/ACE Statement on Biologics for Endocrine Diseases

A new position statement provides guidance for endocrinologists regarding the use of biosimilars or follow-on biologics.Endocrine Practice
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This article overviews studies on epidemiology and impact of gastroparesis in the setting of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, with a view to estimating the possible burden of gastrointestinal dysfunction in PPDM. Further, the usefulness of quantifying gastrointestinal dysmotility is discussed. The gastroparesis cardinal symptom index has emerged as a standardised gastrointestinal dysmotility endpoint and its use in individuals after pancreatitis is justified. PMID: 29914234 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSIONS: Our results, albeit preliminary, suggest that a curcumin-phospholipid formulation (Meriva®), administered as Norflo® tablets, may be feasible in the improvement of visual acuity and reduction of macular edema in patients with diabetic retinopathy. PMID: 29917217 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Chen Y, Men K, Li XF, Li J, Liu M, Fan ZQ Abstract OBJECTIVE: Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors are a new class of oral antidiabetic agents for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients. However, the effects and safety of DPP-4 inhibitors in T2DM patients with renal impairment (RI) remain controversial. Therefore, we conducted this meta-analysis to assess the efficacy and safety of DPP-4 inhibitors in T2DM patients with moderate to severe RI. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science database were searched for published randomized controlled trials (RCTs), which compared DPP-...
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CONCLUSIONS: Children with type 1 diabetes mellitus can experience difficulties in cognitive functioning, as a consequence of high HbA1c. Additional research, involving a larger group of patients and a wider age range when the disease was diagnosed, will enable further findings on the occurrence of cognitive impairment in T1DM. PMID: 29917198 [PubMed - in process]
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The future of diabetes management could be coming soon. A global innovation competition is underway to find digital solutions that can help transform type 2 diabetes management. Type 2 diabetes currently accounts for around 90% of the estimated 425 million people with diabetes globally, and new, innovative ways to manage this condition are urgently required to meet the substantial and growing burden to patients and our healthcare systems. That is exactly what the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge has been designed to do – find ideas that are out there and have the potential to make a difference to Type 2 diabetes managemen...
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Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are at high risk for health-related disparities. Low-income wages, reduced government services, and low educational attainment are a few reasons why these population groups have significant barriers overcoming food insecurity, obesity, mental health is...
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PREDIABETES is what experts describe as a pre-diagnosis of diabetes. Diabetes can lead to life-threatening complications so it ’s important to carry out appropriate measures to control your blood sugar levels. You should be tested for pre diabetes if you fall under these five risk factors.
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WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 -- Americans with severe mental illness are more than twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes, and the increased risk is highest among minorities, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at more than 15,000 patients with...
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Stress can bring on or worsen vision problems and even lead to blindness because of conditions like glaucoma and diabetes, according to research by Magdeburg University in Germany.
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