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Latest Diabetes control and complications trial Stories

2014-08-04 12:35:31

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2014-05-01 23:03:44

Most health plans consider insulin pump therapy medically necessary when patients meet very specific criteria.

2013-08-19 13:18:30

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications.

2013-06-19 14:04:28

The majority of children at risk of type 1 diabetes who developed 2 or more diabetes-related autoantibodies developed type 1 diabetes within 15 years, findings that highlight the need for research into finding interventions to stop the development of multiple islet autoantibodies.

2013-01-08 10:16:32

A new study has found that adults with diabetes in Ontario are getting significantly fewer government-funded eye exams than they were a decade ago, a key component of high-quality diabetes care essential to preventing diabetes-related eye complications.

2012-05-07 11:02:46

Research carried out at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, has concluded that it would be a safe and cost-effective strategy to screen people with type 2 diabetes who have not yet developed diabetic retinopathy, for the disease once every two years instead of annually.

2012-03-20 09:29:18

Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes.

2011-11-21 06:52:48

Impaired glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the kidney leads to end-stage renal disease and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Patients with Type I diabetes are at an increased for kidney disease, but there are no interventions that have proved to prevent impaired GFR in these people.

2011-11-14 11:21:50

Controlling blood glucose early in the course of type 1 diabetes yields huge dividends, preserving kidney function for decades.


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